Newgrange stone age builders first to believe in life after death says new book


The book is an exploration of many themes, including archaeology, mythology, astronomy, cosmology, spirituality and psychology.

The author Anthony Murphy is a journalist and writer who lives with his wife and five children in Drogheda, just five miles from Newgrange. He has been researching the ancient megalithic culture of Ireland for fifteen years and is author, with Richard Moore, of the acclaimed Island of the Setting Sun: In Search of Ireland’s Ancient Astronomers, first published in 2006. His website is

It is available on and

Here’s a video on the upcoming book: