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Lia Fáil and Cú Chulainn

The Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny) is a stone at the Inauguration Mound (an Forrad) on the Hill of Tara in Co Meath, which served as the coronation stone for the High Kings of Ireland. 374 more words

Irish History

Dancing (and Storytelling) at Lughnasa

I spent Lughnasa up on the Hill to Tara learning about how the Sun God Lugh held a festival around that time of year to honor his foster mother Tailtiu who died clearing the plains of Ireland of trees to allow for agriculture.  296 more words

Celtic Wandering

The Hill of Tara

The reference article “Tara,” written by Jim Tschen-Emmons, on the World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras database goes into great detail about the history and the importance of the Hill of Tara (located in County Meath, Ireland). 394 more words

Article Discussion

How to Pitch an International Fit

Vacations are supposed to be fun. You get the travel somewhere new and exciting. You get to try new things and explore brand new places. And if you’re like me, you prefer them to be historical; the kind that will fill you with awe. 833 more words


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