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# newgrange - Monday 4 November, 2019

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

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

# newgrange - Friday 16 August, 2019

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

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

# newgrange - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange

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

# newgrange - Friday 21 December, 2018

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb

A report sheds new light on discoveries made this summer.

# newgrange - Monday 13 August, 2018

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

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

# newgrange - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next? Ancient Ireland This post contains videos

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

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

# newgrange - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

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

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

# newgrange - Saturday 21 July, 2018

# newgrange - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Recent drought led to archaeological discovery of circular enclosure near Newgrange

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

# newgrange - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange BEAM OF LIGHT This post contains videos

Thousands of people tuned in to watch winter solstice from Newgrange

Unfortunately, weather conditions weren’t great this morning.

# newgrange - Monday 18 December, 2017

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

And without having to leave your home.

# newgrange - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

# newgrange - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

# newgrange - Monday 21 December, 2015

Rain clouds dull winter solstice for crowds at Newgrange

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

# newgrange - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'

And the Rock of Cashel too.

# newgrange - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

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

# newgrange - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Large crowds gather at Newgrange, despite sun failing to shine

Hundreds gathered at the tomb this morning.

# newgrange - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone added googly eyes to Newgrange at Dublin Airport Eyes Of Tara

Someone added googly eyes to Newgrange at Dublin Airport

Some benevolent soul…

# newgrange - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

# newgrange - Friday 26 September, 2014

# newgrange - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Hidden Ireland: From the Boyne flows the story of Ireland

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

# newgrange - Saturday 21 December, 2013

In pictures: The winter solstice at Newgrange Winter Solstice This post contains images

In pictures: The winter solstice at Newgrange 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

Have you seen the homepage today?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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.

# newgrange - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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

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

The auld sod ain’t so bad after all.

# newgrange - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

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

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

# newgrange - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site

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

# newgrange - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision

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

# newgrange - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Winter solstice to be marked at Newgrange

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.

# newgrange - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Hidden chambers may exist in Newgrange

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

Nine things to know this morning…