About this Website

Meath is steeped in history. Local historian, Noel French, has brought together records and accounts of life in Meath from the earliest times to the present day.

County Meath is celebrated as the Royal County, the place from which the high kings of Ireland reigned from their ritual seat on Tara. The world famous tomb at Newgrange was constructed over 5000 years ago. Kells is famed for its high crosses and illuminated manuscripts.  The Normans constructed their largest castle at Trim.  These pages provide fascinating accounts of life in Meath from the earliest times to the present day.

Very interested in local history Noel French has researched and published more than thirty books and articles. Noel French graduated from NUI Maynooth with an MA in Local Studies and has been a Meath County Councillor since 2014.

HOW YOU CAN HELP – I am very open to including more material on the site and if you have written a book or article I would be happy to include it on this website. You, of course, would be acknowledged as the contributor. You can provide a copy of the material suitable for upload or I can prepare it from an original copy. If you have an old book that is out of copyright then please contact me.

COPYRIGHT – People are free to share or adapt any material as long as I am acknowledged as source – “Meath History Hub with Noel French”. It is free and no charges are to be made for any of my material. Some of these resources are not my copyright – if they are copyrighted to you please do contact me and I will remove them or include a copyright notice.

LINKS – This website contains links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by me and their opinions and suggestions are totally their responsibility. I have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. Links to other sites and resources provided by third parties are provided for your convenience only. If you decide to access any third-party websites linked to this website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such third-party websites.

CONTENT – While I have taken all reasonable care in preparing, maintaining and updating the information on this website, I do not represent or warrant (either express or implied) the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any of the website content. There may be errors and omissions on the website or in its content. Any negative or derogatory material has been included in error and will be removed immediately on request. The information presented on or through the website is made available solely for entertainment and general information purposes.

DISCLAIMER – Your use of the website, or items or information obtained through the website, is at your own risk. You may use the content on the website for private and non-commercial purposes.

This website is created and maintained by Noel French with the help of some technical experts. Contact details in relation to any queries is: noeltrim@gmail.com. Please do not email if it is a general query.  Please do not expect replies from this email address as replies depend on my workload.

Noel French, Trim, August 2022