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#Passage Tomb

# passage-tomb - Last year 2021

'It's ransacking and desecration': Sligo passage tomb suffers significant damage in illegal excavation
# Neolithic Tomb
# Neolithic Tomb

'It's ransacking and desecration': Sligo passage tomb suffers significant damage in illegal excavation

Jul 19th 2021, 7:45 PM 64,013 Views 31 Comments

Experts say the damage is “extremely worrying”.

# passage-tomb - All time

Newgrange's recently uncovered neighbour is being preserved for future generations
# Dowth Hall
# Dowth Hall

Newgrange's recently uncovered neighbour is being preserved for future generations

Dec 21st 2020, 6:45 AM 37,328 Views 3 Comments

Digging at the site has been delayed due to the pandemic.

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb
# Winter Solstice
# Winter Solstice

'Remarkable archaeological discoveries' made near Newgrange passage tomb

Dec 21st 2018, 6:30 AM 36,798 Views 28 Comments

A report sheds new light on discoveries made this summer.

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

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

Dec 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 19,617 Views 19 Comments

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

Major megalithic art find at Hellfire Club passage tomb
# Well Stone Me
# Well Stone Me

Major megalithic art find at Hellfire Club passage tomb

Nov 3rd 2016, 10:13 AM 59,556 Views 55 Comments

The motifs are similar to those found at the major passage tombs in the country, such as Newgrange.

Five thousand years of death: The secrets uncovered at Hellfire Club site
# Montpelier Hill
# Montpelier Hill

Five thousand years of death: The secrets uncovered at Hellfire Club site

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 AM 59,113 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie was invited to explore the first archaeological dig into a passage tomb on Montpelier Hill. How could we resist?

Want to go to Newgrange for the winter solstice? The names are being picked today
# High Noon
# High Noon

Want to go to Newgrange for the winter solstice? The names are being picked today

Sep 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,401 Views 19 Comments

30,000 entries have been received.

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

Mar 30th 2013, 9:45 AM 20,080 Views 27 Comments

There is no entry fee to any of these sites in Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow and Meath – so what are you waiting for?