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Cashelkeelty, beautiful setting

Cashelkeelty, beautiful setting

Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the genesis of Celtic populations. (Uragh stone circle, County Kerry)

Ancient DNA sheds light on Irish origins

Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the genesis of Celtic populations. (Uragh stone circle, County Kerry)

Proleek Dolmen, north of Dundalk, Co. Louth.  A new theory suggests the tomb may have been deliberately aligned towards Slieve Gullion, where on the summer solstice, the sun sets behind the mountain. Anthony Murphy, who is co-author of the book ‘Island of the Setting Sun - In Search of Ireland’s Ancient Astronomers’, says the opening of the portal tomb is roughly aligned towards summer sunset, which he observed directly a few weeks ago.

Proleek Dolmen, north of Dundalk, Co. Louth. A new theory suggests the tomb may have been deliberately aligned towards Slieve Gullion, where on the summer solstice, the sun sets behind the mountain. Anthony Murphy, who is co-author of the book ‘Island of the Setting Sun - In Search of Ireland’s Ancient Astronomers’, says the opening of the portal tomb is roughly aligned towards summer sunset, which he observed directly a few weeks ago.

Believe You Can - Poulenabrone Dolmen near Ballyvaughn, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland

Believe You Can

Believe You Can - Poulenabrone Dolmen near Ballyvaughn, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland

Carrickfergus Castle- Northern Ireland-- home of Macmurrough

Carrickfergus Castle- Northern Ireland-- home of Macmurrough

Castleruddery Stone Circle

Castleruddery Stone Circle

Megalith - Newry, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

Megalith - Newry, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

Introduction to Irish megalithic portal dolmens | by Martin Byrne | Sacred Island Guided Tours

Introduction to Irish megalithic portal dolmens | by Martin Byrne | Sacred Island Guided Tours

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