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#Brú na Bóinne

# bru-na-boinne - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Crowds gather at Newgrange to watch winter solstice despite overcast weather
# Grand Stretch
# Grand Stretch

Crowds gather at Newgrange to watch winter solstice despite overcast weather

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 12:35 PM 54,602 Views 19 Comments

For the second year in a row, the chamber itself remains closed due to Covid-19.

# bru-na-boinne - Monday 4 November, 2019

Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange

Nov 4th 2019, 9:12 AM 69,011 Views 32 Comments

The river bed of the Boyne is being searched by archaeologists.

# bru-na-boinne - Friday 16 August, 2019

The Explainer: How are we still making discoveries at Newgrange?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: How are we still making discoveries at Newgrange?

Aug 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 14,813 Views 3 Comments

And why haven’t we dug the entire Boyne Valley up to find more?

# bru-na-boinne - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange

Aug 7th 2019, 12:26 PM 34,306 Views 17 Comments

Newgrange is synonymous with the Winter Solstice where the dawn light illuminates its burial chamber.

# bru-na-boinne - Friday 21 December, 2018

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb
# Winter Solstice
# Winter Solstice

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb

Dec 21st 2018, 6:30 AM 36,771 Views 28 Comments

A report sheds new light on discoveries made this summer.

# bru-na-boinne - Friday 23 November, 2018

Parts of a logboat found by River Boyne anglers are 5,000 years old
# Neolithic Period
# Neolithic Period

Parts of a logboat found by River Boyne anglers are 5,000 years old

Nov 23rd 2018, 12:04 PM 42,477 Views 28 Comments

“It is tempting to ponder the part such a vessel might have played in the construction of great passage tombs,” Minister Madigan said.

# bru-na-boinne - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?
# Ancient Ireland
# Ancient Ireland

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?

Aug 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,726 Views 31 Comments

The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.

# bru-na-boinne - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Another new archaeological discovery in the Boyne Valley has just come to light
# Drought
# Drought

Another new archaeological discovery in the Boyne Valley has just come to light

Jul 25th 2018, 10:22 AM 40,246 Views 44 Comments

After two years of work, a drone photograper has found the apparent remains of a barrow cemetery

# bru-na-boinne - Saturday 21 July, 2018

It's been a 'mind-blowing' few weeks for neolithic discoveries near Newgrange - here's what's been happening
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

It's been a 'mind-blowing' few weeks for neolithic discoveries near Newgrange - here's what's been happening

Jul 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 43,725 Views 34 Comments

The area still has much to reveal.

# bru-na-boinne - Monday 16 July, 2018

'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath

Jul 16th 2018, 2:47 PM 52,109 Views 43 Comments

To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.

# bru-na-boinne - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

These bird's-eye views of Newgrange from above are jaw-dropping
# Winter Solstice
# Winter Solstice

These bird's-eye views of Newgrange from above are jaw-dropping

Dec 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 19,609 Views 19 Comments

You can also catch a glimpse of its neighbours Knowth and Dowth.

# bru-na-boinne - Friday 22 May, 2015

Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites
# On The Map
# On The Map

Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites

May 22nd 2015, 3:27 PM 19,341 Views 34 Comments

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, today announced a fund of €13,000.

# bru-na-boinne - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision

Mar 7th 2012, 7:49 PM 2,772 Views 26 Comments

Thomas Byrne has criticised the decision of An Bord Pleanála today.