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# Brú na Bóinne

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December 2022
# dowth hall
Winter solstice: Explore these new 3D scans of passage tomb megalithic art
Some of the art found at the recently uncovered Dowth Hall passage tomb have been made public.
All time
# grand stretch
Crowds gather at Newgrange to watch winter solstice despite overcast weather
For the second year in a row, the chamber itself remains closed due to Covid-19.
# Brú na Bóinne
Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange
The river bed of the Boyne is being searched by archaeologists.
# the explainer
The Explainer: How are we still making discoveries at Newgrange?
And why haven’t we dug the entire Boyne Valley up to find more?
# Brú na Bóinne
Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange
Newgrange is synonymous with the Winter Solstice where the dawn light illuminates its burial chamber.
# Winter Solstice
'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb
A report sheds new light on discoveries made this summer.
# Neolithic period
Parts of a logboat found by River Boyne anglers are 5,000 years old
“It is tempting to ponder the part such a vessel might have played in the construction of great passage tombs,” Minister Madigan said.
# ancient ireland
Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?
The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.
# Drought
Another new archaeological discovery in the Boyne Valley has just come to light
After two years of work, a drone photograper has found the apparent remains of a barrow cemetery
# Brú na Bóinne
It's been a 'mind-blowing' few weeks for neolithic discoveries near Newgrange - here's what's been happening
The area still has much to reveal.
# Brú na Bóinne
'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath
To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.
# Winter Solstice
These bird's-eye views of Newgrange from above are jaw-dropping
You can also catch a glimpse of its neighbours Knowth and Dowth.
# on the map
Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites
Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, today announced a fund of €13,000.
# Road to Nowhere
Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision
Thomas Byrne has criticised the decision of An Bord Pleanála today.