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  • Day14

    “Braveheart´s” Trim Castle

    July 2, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ☁️ 63 °F

    Following lunch, we completed a few errands in Trim. Then, we set off to visit Trim Castle, which sits on the south bank of the River Boyne. It was built on lands granted to Hugh de Lacy in 1172 by Henry II of England.

    Most people visit this castle not so much for its historic value as they do for its place in popular culture. Some of the scenes for the Mel Gibson movie “Braveheart” were filmed here ... even if they represent locales in England rather than in Ireland. Namely, the area outside the curtain wall was transformed into the 13th century city of York ... which was besieged by William Wallace, the character Gibson portrays in the movie. And the keep became the Tower of London, where Wallace was executed in 1305.
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  • Day14

    Lunch Time!

    July 2, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ☁️ 63 °F

    I had pre-selected a restaurant for lunch in Trim. Turns out that it was closed for some reason. So we had our meal at Rosemary Bistro & Café instead. A popular place with the locals, we were the only tourists there ... just the kind of place we like.

    Mui thoroughly enjoyed his “smokey burger” ... I found the egg noodle stir fry with chicken very tasty.

    (I forgot to take photos, so the collage is from a collection of photos from Rosemary’s Facebook page.)
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  • Day11

    Trim castle

    August 21, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    Het kasteel was de setting voor de film Braveheart. 8 maanden hebben ze hier gewerkt en gefilmd.
    In de film zie je steeds hetzelfde kasteel voor verschillende settings maar uit verschillende hoeken.
    Na de opnames is men het kasteel pas gaan renoveren want het is nu eigendom van Irisch Herritage.
    Het is overdekt en de gids sprak zeer snel maar gaf ons wel een goede indruk van de geschiedenis van het kasteel en de leefwijze toen.Laat op de avond nog iets gaan drinken in de traditionele pub en we overnachten op de 24 uren parking in Trim.
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  • Day3

    Trim, Irland

    February 5, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 6 °C

    Hier wollten wir eine alte Burg besichtigen.
    Leider waren die Stufen zur Burg selbst zu vereist und darum abgesperrt. Dafür durften wir aber kostenlos auf das Gelände um die Burg herum 🙄 das war sehr nett und dennoch Lohnenswert. Es ist eine schöne Burgfestung.

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You might also know this place by the following names:

Trim, Трим, Baile Átha Troim, ტრიმი, ٹرم، کاؤنٹی میدھ