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Ireland’s Pre-Celtic Archaeological and Anthropological Heritage by Tok Freeland Thompson. This scholarly book published in 2006 challenges current trends in thinking about Ireland and Celticity. The author draws on a wide range of disciplinary outlooks including Archaeology, Folklore, Linguistics, History and Genetics.

Irish Symbols of 3500 BC by N. L. Thomas. The inscriptions on the megalithic stones at Newgrange, Knowth, Fourknocks and Loughcrew are investigated by the engineer Dr. Neil L. Thomas. He presents the stones as calendars for a 16 month year with 22 or 23 days per month and 8 annual solar and seasonal events. Google Books Listing.

Irish Symbols of 3500 BC by N. L. Thomas

Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland by Gabriel Cooney. The author integrates the study of landscape, settlement, agriculture, material culture and burial practice to offer a picture of the complexities and the realities of Neolithic lives and societies in Ireland. Google Books Listing.

Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland by Gabriel Cooney

The Measure of the Cosmos The Measure of the Cosmos by Pétur Halldórsson.

Research into the Sagas told in 13th century Icelandic skin manuscripts has revealed a pre-historic Image of Creation marked in the land by Iceland’s 9th century settlers with exquisite geometric and mathematical precision. Pre-historic Man similarly marked in the land in Ireland, France, Denmark, Britain, Italy and Greece.

Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland by Clive Ruggles. Do prehistoric stone monuments in Britain and Ireland incorporate deliberate astronomical alignments, and if so, what is their purpose and meaning? This book provides an account of megalithic astronomy debates and examines prehistoric man's concern with celestial bodies and events.
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Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland by Clive Ruggles.


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A Little History of Astro-Archaeology by John Michell.

A Little History of Astro-Archaeology by John Michell. This updated edition was first published in 1989 and reprinted in May 2001. The study of astro-archaeology (the astronomy of ancient sites) has now expanded worldwide, bringing new revelations about the mystical sciences of antiquity. This "little history" summarizes the issues involved in astro-archaeology, and illustrates its principal sites including Newgrange and Stonehenge. Google Books Listing.

Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape. Lush and green, the beauty of Ireland's landscape is legendary. This book has harnessed the expertise of dozens of specialists to produce an exciting and pioneering study which aims to increase understanding and appreciation for the landscape as an important element of Irish national heritage, and to provide a much needed basis for an understanding of landscape conservation and planning. Essentially cartographic in approach, the Atlas is supplemented by diagrams, photographs, paintings, and explanatory text. Regional case studies, covering the whole of Ireland from north to south, are included, along with historical background. Google Books Listing.

Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape.

Sacred Stones

Sacred Stones by Gene Kangas, Art Professor Emeritus.

Sacred Stones features an array of ancient stone carvings located in prehistoric sites as well as personalized sculpted stones found in more recent cemeteries. Monuments highlighted in the book are stone sculptures that are unique, expressive and timeless.

Atlantis from a Geographer's Perspective by Ulf Erlingsson. The author puts forward the case that Plato based the geographic description of Atlantis on Ireland. Ancient Irish places such as Newgrange and Tara feature in the mapping of the Fairy Land.

Atlantis from a Geographer's Perspective

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