Brú na Bóinne – Ireland’s Ancient Monuments

I’ve always been fascinated with archeology, old life, etc., so when I watched an old Stonehenge DVD I found that Ireland has a unique as well…

Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth

Brú na Bóinne is one of the most ancient social and spiritual sites in Ireland. Some of the monuments are 5,000 years old, which means they pre-date Stonehenge in England and the Egyptian pyramids.

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Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland UK

Newgrange is known as a passage tomb constructed by the Neolithic people using 97 large kerbstones with Celtic designs. A larger rock, intrically carved with a Celtic triple spiral motif, sits at an opening to the passage.

The inner section leans against an angled wall composed entirely of Quartz and Granite, a remarkable construction built on top of the large ring of carved rock.

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