They are focused on the river bed where it runs through the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site and are part of a project to look at the role of the Boyne.
Around 40 previously unknown monuments have been identified in the Brú na Bóinne area close to Newgrange as a result of what a leading archaeologist says was an “exceptionally successful” survey.
If I handed you a list of the top 10 things to do in Ireland before you die, how many do you reckon you could tick off?
Minster for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, announced the discovery this morning.
A 5,500-year-old passage tomb, described as the ‘find of a lifetime’ was only discovered because of stringent planning laws.
Six destinations on the island of Ireland have been named on a global must-see list for tourists.
A new tourism campaign promoting Ireland’s diverse 5,000-year-old historical heritage could bring 600,000 more visitors to the south and east by 2020 — helping to grow the local economy by almost €1bn.
Former Attorney General John Rogers has found a new career — as a rapeseed oil farmer, writes Margaret Carragher
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the start of excavations at Knowth in the Boyne Valley and the OPW has confirmed it hopes to create a virtual tour of its chambers that would allow the public to view the treasures inside.
An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, has today welcomed An Bord Pleanála's refusal of plans for a controversial bypass around Slane village.
The winter solstice has been celebrated at Newgrange for the past 5,000 years Carl Dixon reports on the hope it represents
THE possibility that Newgrange could have a second passage tomb, which may also be aligned with a solstice event, is being explored by a team of Irish and Slovakian archaeologists who are using ground breaking technology.
ROCK concerts at Slane Castle — which has attracted international icons such as U2, the Rolling Stones and this year it will host Kings of Leon — would be “seriously threatened” if the bypass of Slane is built to the west of the village.
THE Government and Meath County Council seem to have a two-forked approach to the development of the Royal County.
On 11/08/2004, we published an article relating to a visit to Ireland by Dr Ulf Erlingsson, who has commented on a possible link between the geography of Ireland and that of Plato's Atlantis.
A SWEDISH academic who believes Ireland is the ancient land of Atlantis flew into Dublin yesterday amid a storm of controversy about his theories.
A new book investigating the myth of Atlantis says that the mythical land was actually the island of Ireland.
The jury in the trial of a man and a woman accused of murdering the woman's partner was sent to a hotel tonight after failing to reach a verdict.
A MONASTIC-STYLE modern building in the heart of the Irish countryside is playing a crucial role in protecting the health of Europe's 390 million food consumers.
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