Skip to main content

Newgrange at Boyne Ireland

Newgrange is one of the oldest structure that can be found in Ireland. It was constructed around 5000 years ago. They say, it was in fact oldest that the famous Stonehenge of Great Britain. From the side view, you might think that it is round in shape but  on the top view it ooks like a big kidney bean. 


Newgrange is one of the three mounds that was built by farmers during the Neolithic or New Stone Age. The other two mounds are Knowth and Dowth. But the famous of them all is Newgrange. Every year, tourists from different  parts of the world visit this place.

Sones around the mound
One of the reasons why locals and tourists find Newgrange interesting is the 19 metre long inner passage inside the mound that leads to the cruciform chamber. It is even popular during the shortest days of the year or also known as winter sostice. During dawn of of December 19 to December 23 , the passage is illuminated by a narrow beam of light coming from the roof-box. This only last for few minutes. 

Newgrange is surrounded with lots of interesting monuments that will lead you to think of how people live during the early centuries. 


Popular posts from this blog

10 Myths or Misconceptions About Caring for Your Hair

When it comes to haircare, there is a lot of misinformation out there and it can be hard to figure out the truth. Below are 10 common myths or misconceptions about caring for your hair that you shouldn’t believe.

My Kind of Night

A simple cup of hot chocolate and a kiss from hubby and baby will be enough sweetness to end my day. I'm totally and truthfully grateful for God's love and continuous blessings on us. May we all have a good night sleep. Sweet dreams. Today's Bible Verse:  In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. — nkjv   Proverbs 3:6 #hotchocolate #busymom #happywife #happymom #feelingblessed

Solitude and Service

He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing. Luke 9:11 Sometimes we are too busy to listen to God. We certainly need to turn down the volume of our lives to hear what God is telling us.