Collon, Lat. 53.46'52N, Long. 6.29'13W, altitude 150m is a picturesque village on the border of counties Louth and Meath. It is about 35 miles to Dublin on the N2 and about 7 minutes drive from the Boyne Cable Bridge on the M1. Nearby sites of interest include the World Heritage Sites of Newgrange, Dowth & Knowth on the River Boyne, Mellifont Abbey and Slane Castle. The current population, as per the 2002 census, is approx. 1500 .
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A cdrom titled 'Collon, A Historic Village' was recently published. It is a unique and very effective way to get to know about the many locations and artifacts of historical interest in the collon area. It includes, amongst other items, many photographs, a short history of the village and list of names from the headstones in both old cemetaries. These can be purchased in the local shops.
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