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Duma na nGiall of the Hill of Tara

No fewer than 75 monuments are present at the Hill of Tara – 25 are above ground, 50 are buried under the surface. The five main roads of Ireland during the ancient times converged at Tara, making the site of geographical importance. 473 more words


Newgrange and Battle of the Boyle - 7 Things to Know

Irish Bucket list, another one now ticked off my list and went to Newgrange. When last in Newgrange when I was possibly about 6 years old, at that time it appeared much bigger, however I was a lot smaller……. 400 more words

The High Kings Of Ireland

The history of the High Kings of Ireland is one of the more significant parts of Irish history or culture. A High King of Ireland is a historical figure in Ireland, also known as an Ard Rí who claimed Lordship of the country. 482 more words

Irish History

Opening Minds through Travel...Noticing the Art of a Place

Recent travels to Ireland and England provided the opportunity to see countless artworks and architecture I’ve studied for years. In considering how to write about the numerous worthy sites and exhibits, I am reminded of my art trip to Italy two years ago. 892 more words

Today in Irish History – 29 June:

In the Liturgical calendar, today is the Feast Day of Saint Peter and Paul.

1315 – Edward de Bruce inaugurated as High King of Ireland. 744 more words

Irish History

The Bus to Brú na Bóinne (and Tara)

“–Look at these two ladies cycling on the wrong side of the road.  Look at them!  Absolutely extraordinary.  Bloody bicycles.”

We were parked outside the Dublin Writers Museum.   1,024 more words