Newgrange County Meath, Ireland c. 3200 BCE
This great tomb-temple dates from 3200 BC, a thousand years before Stonehenge was built. It is astronomically aligned and includes some fascinating ancient rock art.
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- NewgrangeBru na Boinne
- 53.694661° N, 6.475453° W
Ireland So FarPosted August 30, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Ireland Road Trip
Hello! This post comes to you from the village of Adare, just south of Limerick in western Ireland. But most of it was written in Kilkenny a couple days ago, where we stayed in a modern hotel with an excellent wireless connection. Unfortunately I didn't have time to finish it while we were there, and we are using a…
- O'Kelly, Michael J.. Newgrange: Archaeology, Art and Legend. Thames & Hudson. 1995. Print.