Monthly Archives: November 2013

Discover Legends and stories from Hill of Tara County Meath Ireland with Day tours unplugged

The most familiar role played by the Hill of Tara in Irish history is as the seat of the kings of Ireland until the 6th century. This role extended until the 12th century, albeit without its earlier splendor. Regardless, the … Continue reading

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Newgrange tour with Day Tours Unplugged into passage tomb built 3200 BC

Newgrange is the best-known Irish Passage tomb; constructed 3200 BC it is surrounded by 97 kerb stones, the most impressive of which is the highly decorated entrance stone. “At 8.58am, the pencil of direct sunlight shone through the roof-box and … Continue reading

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Newgrange Hill of Tara day tour from Dublin

Excavation findings from 3500 BC passage tomb at the Mound of the Hostages, Tara County Meath. Human bones, the stark remains of hundreds of people plus a rich assemblage of artefacts were excavated from the Mound of the Hostages, Tara … Continue reading

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Celtic Explorer day tour – Newgrange, Monasterboice, Hill of Tara a unique day tour from Dublin

Ancient, majestic and rich in unspoiled scenic pastureland, Meath is the perfect place to escape the stresses and strains of modern life. Situated in Ireland’s  Midlands and known as the Royal County, Meath was once the seat of the High … Continue reading

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Private Half Day tour to Newgrange from Dublin with one of our expert guides

Newgrange Tour Newgrange, in the Boyne Valley, Co. Meath, is Ireland’s best-known prehistoric monument, and is arguably Europe’s finest example of a megalithic passage grave. Built around 3200 BC (according to the most reliable Carbon 14 dating technique carried out … Continue reading

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