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WATCH: Beautiful sunrise lights up Newgrange chamber as days start to get longer
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WATCH: Beautiful sunrise lights up Newgrange chamber as days start to get longer

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:44 AM 36,052 Views 11 Comments

Weather conditions were better this morning as thousands of viewers tuned in from around the world.

Watch: The sun failed to show its face on the winter solstice livestream from Newgrange this morning
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Watch: The sun failed to show its face on the winter solstice livestream from Newgrange this morning

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 9:52 AM 85,911 Views 27 Comments

The livestream was aimed at ensuring “everyone will be able to experience this wonderful phenomenon”.

Newgrange's recently uncovered neighbour is being preserved for future generations
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Newgrange's recently uncovered neighbour is being preserved for future generations

Dec 21st 2020, 6:45 AM 36,593 Views 3 Comments

Digging at the site has been delayed due to the pandemic.

Newgrange to livestream solstice sunrise
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Newgrange to livestream solstice sunrise

Dec 3rd 2020, 3:12 PM 27,268 Views 18 Comments

The neolithic tomb is closed to visitors this winter solstice.

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

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

Nov 4th 2019, 9:12 AM 68,867 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Aug 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 14,781 Views 3 Comments

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

Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange
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Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange

Aug 7th 2019, 12:26 PM 33,926 Views 17 Comments

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

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb
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'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb

Dec 21st 2018, 6:30 AM 36,531 Views 28 Comments

A report sheds new light on discoveries made this summer.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath
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Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Aug 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 16,818 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

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

Aug 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,583 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Jul 25th 2018, 10:22 AM 40,122 Views 44 Comments

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

It's been a 'mind-blowing' few weeks for neolithic discoveries near Newgrange - here's what's been happening
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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 43,515 Views 34 Comments

The area still has much to reveal.

Recent drought led to archaeological discovery of circular enclosure near Newgrange
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Recent drought led to archaeological discovery of circular enclosure near Newgrange

Jul 11th 2018, 10:34 PM 57,688 Views 42 Comments

Anthony Murphy, founder of Mythical Ireland, made the discovery when flying drones in the Brú na Bóinne area yesterday evening.

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange
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Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange

Dec 21st 2017, 9:20 AM 51,169 Views 30 Comments

Unfortunately, weather conditions weren’t great this morning.

You can now see the winter solstice at Newgrange without a ticket
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You can now see the winter solstice at Newgrange without a ticket

Dec 18th 2017, 9:54 AM 29,069 Views 38 Comments

And without having to leave your home.

Newgrange's winter solstice is only 50 years old? No way, says OPW
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Newgrange's winter solstice is only 50 years old? No way, says OPW

Dec 22nd 2016, 2:03 PM 27,058 Views 41 Comments

A former State archaeologist had suggested that the roofbox at Newgrange was fabricated in the 1960s.

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

Dec 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 19,509 Views 19 Comments

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

Rain clouds dull winter solstice for crowds at Newgrange
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Rain clouds dull winter solstice for crowds at Newgrange

Dec 21st 2015, 12:47 PM 10,406 Views 14 Comments

There was no light at the end of the tunnel this year…

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'
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# Destruction

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'

Sep 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 73,830 Views 211 Comments

And the Rock of Cashel too.

If you've never been inside Newgrange, here's your chance to take a peek
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If you've never been inside Newgrange, here's your chance to take a peek

Apr 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 19,596 Views 10 Comments

More than 130 buildings and monuments have been transformed into 3D digital models.

Large crowds gather at Newgrange, despite sun failing to shine
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Large crowds gather at Newgrange, despite sun failing to shine

Dec 21st 2014, 7:45 PM 23,442 Views 55 Comments

Hundreds gathered at the tomb this morning.

Someone added googly eyes to Newgrange at Dublin Airport
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# Eyes Of Tara

Someone added googly eyes to Newgrange at Dublin Airport

Nov 28th 2014, 12:14 PM 2,216 Views 0 Comments

Some benevolent soul…

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers
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Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Sep 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,290 Views 16 Comments

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

Want to go to Newgrange for the winter solstice? The names are being picked today
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Want to go to Newgrange for the winter solstice? The names are being picked today

Sep 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,368 Views 19 Comments

30,000 entries have been received.

Hidden Ireland: From the Boyne flows the story of Ireland
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# Boyne Valley

Hidden Ireland: From the Boyne flows the story of Ireland

Mar 8th 2014, 9:15 AM 16,045 Views 41 Comments

Archaeologist Neil Jackman takes us on a guided tour of the treasures of one of Ireland’s most important historical hotspots.

In pictures: The winter solstice at Newgrange
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# Winter Solstice

In pictures: The winter solstice at Newgrange

Dec 21st 2013, 3:16 PM 21,182 Views 45 Comments

TheJournal.ie reader Aoife Thomas was on hand to witness the winter solstice today. This is how it went.

Google goes knitting as doodlers mark the winter solstice
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Google goes knitting as doodlers mark the winter solstice

Dec 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 10,406 Views 8 Comments

Have you seen the homepage today?

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 21st 2013, 8:49 AM 8,719 Views 9 Comments

It’s Saturday and there are only four more sleeps ’til Santa. Here’s everything you need to know as you wrap, or buy, the last of your presents.

9 places in Ireland you need to visit as soon as possible
# If We Only Had The Weather
# If We Only Had The Weather

9 places in Ireland you need to visit as soon as possible

Feb 28th 2013, 9:00 PM 57,515 Views 122 Comments

The auld sod ain’t so bad after all.

The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?
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The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?

Jan 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 10,855 Views 9 Comments

This year could be your year to witness the incredible Winter Solstice display in the Neolithic tomb.

Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site
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Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site

Aug 18th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,295 Views 12 Comments

Meath site pips the Cliffs of Moher and Glendalough as the nation’s favourite site, as National Heritage week kicks off on Saturday.

Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision
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Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision

Mar 7th 2012, 7:49 PM 2,737 Views 26 Comments

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

Winter solstice to be marked at Newgrange
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Winter solstice to be marked at Newgrange

Dec 21st 2011, 7:37 AM 2,973 Views 19 Comments

All going well this morning’s sunrise is expected to light up the passage tomb at Newgrange. However, tomorrow is actually the shortest day of the year.

Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange
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Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange

Oct 18th 2011, 1:31 PM 4,271 Views 11 Comments

As a new survey begins in Meath, we take a look at four other archaeological sites where unexpected discoveries have been made…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Oct 18th 2011, 8:29 AM 1,877 Views 3 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…