Newgrange is Ireland's most famous prehistoric site. As with most of the passage tombs in Ireland, archeologists believe that it was built around 3200 B.C., which means that Newgrange predates the construction of Stonehenge in England and the Pyramids in Egypt
Another shot of Newgrange in the Boyne Valley
The Great Mound at Knowth is one of the three major passage tombs in the Boyne Valley
Knowth is best known for its impressively large collection of stones carved with Neolithic art, which comprises a quarter of all known Neolithic art in Europe
The third passage tomb site in the Boyne Valley is Dowth, or the “Fairy Mound of Darkness." It is similar in size to Newgrange and Knowth, and like the two complexes, was built 5,000 years ago.
Legend says the Stone of Destiny at the Hill of Tara would roar in praise if it approved the inauguration of a worthy high king
Queen Maeve's Tomb, Tara
The most famous stone circle complex is at Beaghmore ("the moor of the birches") in Co. Tyrone
An Grianan Ailigh is a mysterious circular stone fort which is thought to date back to 1700 B.C.
The most extensive megalithic complex in Ireland, about 30 tombs can be viewed at the sacred lands of Carrowmore
Loughcrew, also called “The Storied Hills” or “Mountain of the Witch,” is one of Ireland’s major passage tomb sites, all believed to date back to around 3200 B.C.
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