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Newgrange, Co Meath

This afternoon.

On the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year.

Wexford archaeologist Colm Moriarty, of the excellent blog Irish Archaeology, shares his thoughts about the building of the passage tomb in Newgrange, Co Meath…

Irish Archaeology

Pic: Our Irish Heritage


Near Newgrange, County Meath

Mythical Ireland writes:

“I’m shaking with excitement as I write this….

Myself and Ken Williams of Shadows and Stone imaged some very substantial and previously unrecorded features in the fields near Newgrange this evening.

They look like giant henges or enclosures…

If these turn out to be substantial discoveries, then I would be nothing short of utterly elated, chuffed and excited.

We’re already discussing them with an archaeologist and to say he’s very excited is a huge understatement!”

Mythical Ireland (Facebook)

Newgrange digs are expected to reveal an ‘extraordinary’ find (The Irish Times)