Tasting the Salmon of Knowledge in Meath | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 69

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Salmon of Knowledge Experience

Learn a bit about one of Ireland's greatest legends- and how you can get a taste of it- in County Meath.

Jody is joined by returning guest Gerry Meade as we revisit the Salmon of Knowledge Experience.

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Mythological Salmon of Knowledge Tour in Ireland

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(1:00) Gerry Meade and the Salmon of Knowledge Tour

Gerry first joined me on the podcast back in March 2017 when he was just launching his Salmon of Knowledge tour (episode 22, Gerry Meade and the Salmon of Knowledge).

Since then Gerry has made a few updates to his tour as well as a new food offering in the Boyne Valley.

Gerry Meade and the Salmon of Knowledge Experience

(2:06) The Boyne Valley in Ireland's Ancient East

Ireland's regional re-branding has been helpful for visitors to find attractions beyond county borders.

The Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland's Ancient East – Ireland's Hidden Heartlands – The Boyne Valley

(5:08) The Salmon of Knowledge

The Salmon of Knowledge tour guides you through one of Ireland's most popular legends.

A mysterious fish.  Magic hazelnuts.  Sacred river.  Cunning druid.  And a young warrior.

Gerry has updated his tour to a more complete experience. 

It now includes a full meal- starter, entree, and dessert- and is fully hosted at a hotel making this an all-weather experience and easier for anyone with mobility issues.

Salmon of Knowledge Experience in Meath

(15:00) The Irish Cookery School

Gerry's newest offering is the Irish Cookery School, a master class demonstration show that introduces attendees to 4 iconic Irish offerings: Irish stew, bacon & cabbage, Irish Coffee and brown bread.

The show takes place in Martry Mill, a historic water mill which still grinds wholemeal flour. 

Book into Gerry's tours through Ancient East Boyne Tours or contact Gerry via email salmonofknowledgedeexperience@eircom.net or by phone +353 (0)85 7179005.

(19:20) New Developments to Discover in Meath

Check out the Hill of Ward– where Halloween began!

Brú Brewery in Trim.

Slane Castle whiskey

(20:43) 3 Places to add to your Ireland Itinerary

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Trim Castle and Brú Brewery

Martry Mill 

Dalton's Musical History Tour in Dublin (listen to my podcast chat with Fiona!)

Salmon of Knowledge Tour in the Boyne Valley

(22:46) Thanks for Listening!

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