Lougher

Lougher, Ireland

Travel Blogs from Lougher

Lougher Travel Blogs (2)
Newgrange Passage Tomb, Lougher, Ireland travel blog

Newgrange Passage Tomb

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Newgrange was built around 3200 BC and is older than the Great Pyramid in Egypt. It also is aligned with the winter solstice so the sun lights up the tomb. There are decorated stones around the perimeter and inside the tomb. The internal chamber is ...

Knowth Passage Tomb, Lougher, Ireland travel blog

Knowth Passage Tomb

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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There are many tombs here - with the largest having two passage tombs in it. The kerbstones around this tomb and the surrounding tombs are the largest surviving collection of neolithic art - possibly up to 30% of all in Europe. ...