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Newgrange Passage Tomb, Boyne Valley Ireland
Newgrange Passage Tomb
Newgrange is possibly the finest example of a passage grave in Western Europe and is Ireland's most famous pre-historic site. The passage grave dates to 3000 B.C. meaning it predates both Stonghenge and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.
The Hill Of Slane, County Meath, IrelandThe Hill of Slane
The Hill of Slane has been associated with Christianity since the 5th century and was the location of the famous Pascal fire lit by St. Patrick on Easter Eve of the year 433 AD in defiance of the royal edict on the High King of Tara.
Loughcrew Cairns, The Boyne Valley
Loughcrew Cairns
One of the hidden gems of the Boyne Valley, the cairns at Loughcrew are the
largest complex of passage graves in Ireland. Legend has it that the impressive burial mounds were created by a witch flying overhead and dropping stones on the landscape.
Dowth Passage Tomb, The Boyne ValleyDowth Passage Tomb
Another hidden gem, Dowth is the second oldest of the three principle tombs of the Boyne Valley. Very often overlooked for the more popular sites of Newgrange and Knowth, Dowth has a real magical quality and should be visited as part of any trip to The Boyne Valley.
 

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