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Newgrange

Michael J. O"Kelly

Newgrange

archaeology, art and legend

by Michael J. O"Kelly

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newgrange Site (Ireland)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p232-234. - Includes index.

    StatementMichael J. O"Kelly ; contributions by Claire O"Kelly and others.
    SeriesNew aspects of antiquity
    ContributionsO"Kelly, Claire.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN776.2.P3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22448690M
    ISBN 100500273715

    "Newgrange" is a song by the Irish group Clannad, released in on the album Magical Ring, and in as a single. The song was used in the film Intermission, and was covered by Órla Fallon from Celtic Woman on the album Celtic Woman: A New Journey. Track listing "Newgrange"Genre: New-age. "Newgrange provides an account of Ireland's premier Neolithic passage tomb. The authors present a synthesis of years of excavation and research at home and abroad. This book clarifies many complex issues that have been addressed in widely scattered academic publications.

      Anthony Murphy, author of 'Newgrange: Monument to Immortality', is interviewed by Sean Moncrieff on Newstalk radio on December 21st , the day of winter solstice. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to. Newgrange –Unesco World Heritage Site. The Megalithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange and Knowth are located in the present day County of Meath on the east coast of Ireland. The Boyne Valley Mounds at Knowth and Newgrange were built around BC making them older than Stonehenge in England and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

    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 /5(62). We did like everything. We had stayed for one night before early flight from Dublin. The place was nice, room - clean and bright. The Newgrange lodge is ideal place to stay to visit Newgrange (Bru Na Boinne). Few pubs near by, close to Drogheda. The reception lady Thelma was super kind, helpful/10().


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Newgrange by Michael J. O"Kelly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Visited Newgrange while in Ireland and bought this book after I got home because there is Newgrange book much to learn on Newgrange book subject. Mr O'Kelly, who conducted the research on Newgrange, does an excellent job of explaining the site and the progression of the work that was done there.

If you only can have one book on Newgrange, this is the one to buy/5(13). Newgrange Speaks for Itself by Jacqueline Ingalls Garnett. The Boyne Currach - from beneath the shadows of Newgrange by Claidhbh Ó Gibne.

Of Druid’s Altar’s & Giant’s Graves - The Megalithic Tombs of Ireland by Philip I Powell. "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).

First Light: The Origins of Newgrange addresses why Newgrange was constructed and what was its purpose. In the Boyne Valley, through Newgrange we have evidence not only of extraordinary physical accomplishments, but of tremendous acts of imagination; a testament to rich and developed inner worlds.

Newgrange is the most visited archaeological site in Ireland. Every year aroundpeople come to the see this Neolithic passage tomb. Designed for the general reader Newgrange book an interest in Irish prehistory, this book explains the results of decades of excavation and analysis in one volume/5.

This excellent book provides a lavishly-illustrated and thorough account of the Neolithic Newgrange passage grave in Meath County, presented by the archaeologist responsible for its extensive excavation and controversial restoration between approximately The work is a bit out-of-date due to its age/5.

Newgrange - Archaeology, Art and Legend by Michael J. O'Kelly and Claire O'Kelly. An account of the major excavation of Newgrange which was carried out by Professor Michael J. O'Kelly between and Essential reading for the serious study of the Megalithic Tomb at Newgrange.

Newgrange is Ireland's equivalent of Stonehenge or the Egyptian pyramids, but it predates them. Considering it was built 5, years ago, it's an amazingly engineered stone structure, covered by an earth mound.

Inside are burial chambers, elaborate carvings, and religious /5(). Newgrange is approximately years old. It is Ireland's greatest Neolithic Passage Tomb, world famous for its annual Winter Solstice and home to some of Europe's richest collections of megalithic art.

Information on the Hill Of Tara The historic seat of Irish kings, it is thought that over kings reigned in Ireland in the name of Tara.

Newgrange is a 5, year old passage tomb located in the Boyne Valley in Ireland's Ancient East. Newgrange was built by Stone Age farmers, the mound is 85m (ft) in diameter and 13m (43ft) high, an area of about 1 acre.

The passage and chamber are aligned with the rising sun on the mornings around the Winter Solstice. Book your Seat on Our Newgrange and Hill of Tara Tour Today. Email us to reserve your place. Please provide the following in your email: Number of people.

Where you're staying. Your mobile number. A member of our team will get in contact with you to discuss availability. Description of the on: 12 St Cathryn’s Court, Sandymount, D04 VW35, Dublin 4.

For Brú na Bóinne Tour plus Newgrange chamber. Tickets will be available to pre booking online from 36 hours up 90 days in advance of visit. It will be essential to pre-book the Brú na Bóinne Tour plus Newgrange chamber in advance. Walk-in tickets each day will be very limited and sold first come first served.

A maximum of 14 tickets can be. Visited Newgrange while in Ireland and bought this book after I got home because there is so much to learn on the subject. Mr O'Kelly, who conducted the research on Newgrange, does an excellent job of explaining the site and the progression of the work that was done there.

If you only can have one book on Newgrange, this is the one to buy/5(11). Newgrange is the most visited archaeological site in Ireland. Every year aroundpeople come to the see this Neolithic passage tomb. Designed for the general reader with an interest in Irish prehistory, this book explains the results of decades of excavation and analysis in one : Cork University Press.

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.

"In Newgrange, temple of life, Chris O'Callaghan challenges that claim, proposing that this commonly coined 'passage grave' description seriously misrepresents what the leaders, astronomers, architects, engineers, artists, builders and hundreds of workers achieved on the Newgrange ridge over 5, years ago."--BOOK JACKET.

Newgrange is the most visited archaeological site in Ireland. Every year aroundpeople come to the see this Neolithic passage tomb. This new book is a guide designed for the general reader with an interest in Irish prehistory. It explains the results of decades of excavation and analysis in one volume.5/5(1).

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 pyramids.

The site consists of a large circular mound with an Location: County Meath, Ireland. The first offshoot of the internationally successful "Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape," "Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne" is the exploration of an outstanding archaeological landscape centered on Newgrange Passage Tomb and its greater environs.

In ancient times it was called the Brugh na Boinne. Today this area is designated as a World Heritage site and is Ireland's first protected. The Book of Leinster also contains the story of one of their sons, Oengus, who supposedly owned the Bru.

Winter Solstice: Stone Age people in Ireland built a Fantastic Monument to the New Year Newgrange and Saqsayhuaman: Separated at Birth in BC?Author: Ancient-Origins.

Newgrange is a Neolithic monument located in the region of Bru na Boinne, County Meath, Ireland. The name is fairly modern and comes from the 'newer' grange (farm) of the monks of Mellifont Abbey near Drogheda 8 miles (14 km) north.

Although the abbey was closed in CE, the association of the land with the 'new farm' of the monks : Joshua J. Mark.Book your tickets online for Newgrange, Donore: See reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Newgrange, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 8 attractions in Donore/5().My second book is called Newgrange: Monument to Immortality and was published by The Liffey Press.

The book goes deep into the minds and souls of our Neolithic ancestors to reveal that Ireland's most famous monument was much more than a tomb.