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Concise guide to Newgrange

Claire O"Kelly

Concise guide to Newgrange

with plans, map and forty photographs.

by Claire O"Kelly

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Abridged from"Illustrated guide to Newgrange", 1971 ed.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17508270M

Newgrange is a true wonder, the guide made it even more special. He explained when it was discovered, excavated and why it looks like it does (it's a reconstruction based on the archeology). The reconstruction is nothing short of breathtaking and the amount of effort taken to TripAdvisor reviews. Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. With an array of dazzling photographs, this book deftly guides the traveler through all the sights and experiences--from Connemara to Georgian Dublin to pub culture to Irish dance--that make the Emerald Isle one of Europe's most popular destinations.

4 Titel: Concise guide to Newgrange / Burren Journey Introduction / Songs & Ballads of Ireland / St. Patrick's Rock, Cashel O'Kelly, Claire / Cunningham, George / Mac Publications / . Newgrange is located in the Boyne Valley on the east coast of Ireland – Directions. Newgrange was built over years ago, approximately BC, by a Neolithic (Stone Age) farming community. Newgrange is a man made mound 85 metres (93 yards) in diameter and metres (15 yards) high.

Against the Tide Against the Tide Author: Browne, Noel Irish Books & Media, Very good or better, light wear to bottom corner of covers. Stock number: U ISBN . Brú na Bóinne - Newgrange and Knowth. 13K likes. Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre interprets the Neolithic monuments of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. The extensive exhibition includes a full scale replica.


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Concise guide to Newgrange by Claire O"Kelly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Newgrange (Irish: Sí an Bhrú or Brú na Bóinne) is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located 8 kilometres ( mi) west of Drogheda on the north side of the River Boyne.

It is an exceptionally grand passage tomb built during the Neolithic period, around BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian ated: (17th session). Exploring Newgrange by Liam Mac Uistin. Newgrange Archaeology, Art and Legend by Michael J.

O'Kelly. Newgrange and the New Science by Kieran Comerford. Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne by Geraldine Stout. Newgrange - Temple to Life by Chris O'Callaghan.

Illustrated Guide to Newgrange and other Boyne Monuments by Claire O'Kelly. Newgrange and Hill of Tara Day Tour from Dublin (From $) Day Trip from Dublin: New Grange, Knowth, Trim Castle and the Hill of Tara (From $) Private Newgrange Tour (From $) Day Ultimate Small-Group Tour of Ireland from Dublin (From $2,) Newgrange & The Boyne Valley Private Day Tour - Little Gem - (Prices per group /5().

"Newgrange-Monument to Immortality" has something in it for anybody interested in Th Newgrange and The Boyne Valley y Murphy shares his knowledge of the area through the Mythological,Archaeological and Spiritual views on the site.I would recommend this book to anybody wishing to know about Newgrange and is a great companion to those /5(20).

Illustrated Guide to Newgrange and other Boyne Monuments by Claire O'Kelly. This Guide is the result of intensive research into every aspect of the wonderful prehistoric monument that is Newgrange and this third edition (first printed in ) brings together all the discoveries made during the excavations.

Claire O'Kelly (21 July October ) was an Irish archaeologist, notable as the first person to write up an accessible account of Irish archaeological sites. She was key to the realisation of the importance of the solstice connection of the Newgrange structure, and the first person to create a full collection of drawings of the decorated stones of Newgrange.

Discover Ireland with this essential travel guide to this great island, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case - step back in time at Newgrange and other ancient sites across the country, explore the legendary Giant's Causeway, or sample Dublin's best pubs and s: Buy Concise Guide to Newgrange by Claire O'Kelly from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Things to do near Newgrange on Tripadvisor: See reviews and 3, candid photos of things to do near Newgrange in Donore, Province of Leinster.

Newgrange Tour. Starts At: After a leisurely breakfast your driver-guide will meet you at your hotel for your day tour north of Dublin. Your Newgrange day tour takes you on a full 8 hour day tour of north Dublin and the historical Boyne Valley.

We recommend a tour start time of 10hrs for this tour. will make efforts to obscure email addresses, phone numbers, websites, social media accounts, and similar details.

does not accept responsibility or liability for any question or answers. is a distributor (without any obligation to verify) and not a publisher of these questions and answers. Illustrated Guide to Newgrange and other Boyne Monuments Illustrated Guide to Newgrange and other Boyne Monuments by Claire O'Kelly.

Claire studied archaeology under Professor Sean P. O Riordain at University College, Cork. art and kindred subjects and consequently a limited visit with limited guide book in hand has small appeal for them. Arriving at the iconic tomb is a wow-moment, to say the least. Standing outside the metre mound, shored up with spiral-engraved kerbstones and topped with white Wicklow quartzite, a guide reveals the myths and history behind the monument.

Newgrange could have been designed as a tomb or a temple – in reality, nobody knows which. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Berlitz Pocket Guide Ireland, a concise, full-color guide to this small island that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that Ireland has to offer.

Berlitz Pocket Guide Ireland: Where To Go covers the Republic as well as Northern Ireland. History of Newgrange. Newgrange is a Neolithic monument that was constructed about 5, years ago (3, B.C.) which makes it older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Newgrange is a large circular mound 85 meters (93 yards) in diameter and meters (15 yards) high with a 19 meter (21 yards) stone passageway and chambers inside.

Books by Martin Brennan. The Stones of Time - Calendars, Sundials and Stone Chambers of Ancient Ireland, first published in as The Stars and the Stones. More The Boyne Valley Vision published in and long out of print.

The book presented an interpretation of the monuments, which challenged the conclusions of earlier studies. Synopsis Newgrange is simply the best example of a passage tomb in Western Europe and its solstice phenomenon, in particular, has made it famous throughout the world. It is also conveniently located only an hour from Dublin.

While it is the best-known ancient site in Ireland, many aspects of Reviews: 5. Our guide was great, she told us how Newgrange was discovered and offered a number of theories as to its function. While they can’t be sure why Newgrange was built having a few possible theories allows you to draw your own conclusions when wandering around the site.

Newgrange and Knowth are two of the main archeology sites in Bru na Boinne, or the Boyne Valley, in Ireland. This valley is located 25 miles (or 40 km) from the airport in Dublin, and is full of Stone Age artifacts and architecture. In particular, there are incredible passage tombs, which I’ve described below.

All access to Knowth and Newgrange is through Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre beside Donore village on the south side of the River Boyne. (GPS Co-Ordinates: Latitude Longitude ) Visitors are brought by shuttle bus to and from the sites. Newgrange passage tomb is one of the earliest and greatest feats of solar alignment, built 1, years before Stonehenge.

Viewers can see it by lottery only.Newgrange. Newgrange (c 3, B.C.) is the best-known monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne, predating the ancient pyramids by years and Stonehenge by The passage tomb is surrounded by 97 kerb stones, the most impressive is the large entrance stone which is .23 Sep - Ireland's Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth passage tombs which often reflected the passage of the divine womb and the journey back home and the journey inward.

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