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... New Stone Age) passage tombs of New Grange, Knowh, and Dowth are located. There are 40 mounds in this area but the two largest mounds that are excavated are Knowth and New Grange. They were built around 3200 B.C. which is 1000 years before the Pyramids in Egypt and 500 years before Stone Henge were built. There is a winter solstice phenomenon in the large mound at New Grange ...
... the day, 9:30am; which allows us and the other 14 people in our group the mound all to ourselves. A tour guide leads us to the front of the tomb, and relates the known history of the tomb and the "discovery" of it in the 1600's as well as it's archaeological dig history. The bottom sides of the round tomb is layered with 96 large kerbstones, flat gray rocks that if turned flat would make a perfect table top. Above the flat kerbstones is a neatly packed wall of ...
... and a lovely antique looking restaurant,this kept us entertained for a while,many pounds later we headed to Drogheda where we stayed the night.Not much to report on this town although we had a nice Hotel. Being a Sunday with no footy to watch we decided to go for a walk down town not much doing at all wandered around for about 45 mins then headed back to our hotel where we listened to some live music before calling it a ...
Firstly I have to say how proud of Julie I am. Although she has been suffering from bad headaches and a sore back, she has not once complained during our travels. Drove from Kilkenny towards Dublin with plan to stop at a nice costal town to rest up before going to Belfast. Stopped at Bettystown which is a quaint town. It allowed parking on the beach, was hosting the national sandcastle building competition and had an ...
... swimming and such (Ro, Jiya, Katie. Save up).
Then I saw a piece of rubbish.
Why someone would ditch rubbish in such a beautiful place I will never know, but I picked it up. And so started my picking up rubbish journey.
My arms were full by the time I got back along the harbour side. Sad eh?
I dropped it all into the bin and then found a nice (very central) beach to sit at, but I went to a thrift shop first and got a book (by my fave ...
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