Trim

Trim is a town in County Meath, Ireland.

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Bus timetable (Dublin-Trim) from Bus Éireann http://www.buseireann.ie/pdf/1307702393-111.pdf


Route Planner at http://www2.aaireland.ie/routes_beta/#

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The town of Trim is on a crossing point of the River Boyne in south-west County Meath, 25 miles north-west of Dublin and about 20 miles from Drogheda, where the Boyne meets the sea. Its surrounding agricultural land is considered to be among the best in Ireland. The town has a population of about 7,000.

The town has been used as the location for some film productions, including the use of Trim Castle to depict York Castle in Mel Gibson's Braveheart. Trim was also the setting for the first full-length Irish martial arts movie Fatal Deviation, a low-budget production from 1998 that tells the story of a young man trying to rebuild his life after returning from reform school only to be harassed by a gang of local drug dealers. Scenes from the 1980 movie the big red 1', starring Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill, was also shot in Trim and in particular Trim Castle.

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