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Newgrange - mound plan

Plan of mound at Newgrange showing the passage and chamber.


Newgrange - plan & section
Plan and sectional elevation of the passage and chamber before excavation.


Newgrange - passage & chamber
Plan of the passage and chamber, the passage is shown in 2 sections.

Newgrange from Geniet by Victor Reijs, includes cross sections of Newgrange, technical data and images of the Winter Solstice sunrise.


     


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Newgrange - Archaeology, Art and Legend by Michael J. O'Kelly and Claire O'Kelly. All plans are from Newgrange Archaeology, Art and Legend where Professor O'Kelly presents the full results of his excavations at Newgrange between 1962 and 1975. Every stage in the excavation, interpretation and restoration of the site is described and illustrated with additional contributions from Claire O'Kelly, who collaborated in her husband's work at Newgrange.

This book is a must for anyone with a serious interest in Newgrange, while written for the general reader, it is academic in its approach.  More...


Excavation Report Critique - by Alan Marshall

Newgrange - Further Reading

  • Directions to the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre the access point to Newgrange.
  • Photographs of New Grange by Annaliese Moyer - Insight Photographic.
  • Emerald Sun - prologue to the historical novel The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd. The prologue sets the scene of ancient Ireland with the winter solstice at Newgrange the centrepiece.
  • Newgrange: empowering the salmon of wisdom by Philip Coppens.

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Boyne Valley Tours Private Tour with pick up and return to your accommodation. Newgrange World Heritage site, the 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice, Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings, Bective Abbey and Trim Castle the largest Norman castle in Ireland More ...



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