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Where Does 'Beyond the Pale' Come From?

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Where Does 'Beyond the Pale' Come From?

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Trim Castle in County Meath, Ireland, is most famous for two things: It was a primary location in Mel Gibson's historic epic 'Braveheart,' and it also played a key part in originating the phrase 'beyond the pale.'

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Take a cross-country flight over Ireland's natural wonders and ancient ruins. In this spectacular overview of the historically significant Emerald Isle, we soar over Neolithic tombs of the Celtic era, medieval castles of the Vikings, and modern cities humming with life. From the tower that inspired a novelist to the ancestral home of a famous stout, we explore the sites, the people, and the milestones of this unique gem of Western Europe.

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