Navan has a large shopping centre aswell as many shops along the main street which attracts many customers.The shopping centre has shops such as the internationally known shops such as Pennys, River Island, New Look, Tesco supermarket, Boots and many other smaller shops.
Navan is a Norman foundation: Hugh de Lacy, who was granted the Lordship of Meath in 1172, awarded the Barony of Navan to one of his knights, Jocelyn de Angulo, who built a fort there from which the town developed.
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Navan was a railway crossroads, with the GNR(I) line from Drogheda to Oldcastle and the MGWR line from Kingscourt to Clonsilla (on the Dublin to Sligo line) passing through the town, connecting at Navan Junction.
The GNR(I) line from Navan to Oldcastle and the MGWR line from Clonsilla to Navan closed in 1963, leaving the lines from Drogheda to Navan and Navan to Kingscourt in place.
The most frequent route is the 109 to Dublin, which departs from the Market Square. Navan has a number of secondary schools, including private denominational and public inter-denominational and non-denominational. Patrick's Classical School is a Roman Catholic boys-only school. Coláiste na Mí is a VEC-run school in Johnstown that opened in 2013. Navan was the childhood home of Pierce Brosnan, who went on to play James Bond.
Beaufort College is a large state- owned inter-denominational vocational school. TV personality Hector Ó h Eochagáin, and comedians Dylan Moran, Tommy Tiernan and comedy writer Arthur Mathews also hail from Navan.Tara Mine, Europe's largest lead and zinc mine is located in Navan.The town traditionally was famous for carpets (Navan Carpets closed in 2003) and for a thriving furniture industry (Beechmount Home Park).Plentyoffish is 100% Free, unlike paid dating sites.You will get more interest and responses here than all paid dating sites combined!A spur to Tara Mines on the Navan to Oldcastle trackbed was reinstated in 1977.