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Astronomical Sites

Newgrange [Sí an Bhrú] (3200 BCE), Drogheda, a neolithic passage tomb, it sits on the top of an elongated ridge within a large bend in the Boyne River.  The passageway aligns with the rising at the winter solstice Sun – see transcript of an interesting lecture by Anthony Murphy about Newgrange on the Mythical Ireland website (Wiki).

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