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Slane

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For the concert held every year in Slane, see Slane Concert.

Slane (Baile Shláine in Irish) is an ancient town on the River Boyne in County Meath, Ireland. A local historic site, as the Hill of Slane, the area includes Slane Castle which in recent years has held many pop concerts – most notably U2.

In Irish mythology, Slane was a well blessed by Dian Cecht so that the Tuatha Dé Danann could bathe in it and be healed.

See also: List of towns in the Republic of Ireland

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