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The county of Meath is found in the province of Leinster and covers an area of 903 square miles with a population of 107,000.
This agricultural county has the town of Trim as it's administrative headquarters.
The county is associated with kings and saints through Tara Hill, 509 feet high. This was the site of a palace and coronation place of many kings of Ireland before being abandoned in the 6th Century. The Patron Saint of Ireland, St Patrick is, said to have preached here.
The counties main source of commerce are Sheep and Cattle farming.