Newgrange, Monasterboice, and Hill of Tara: Full-Day; Let’s Get Guide

Explore Ireland’s ancient history on this unique day tour from Dublin. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site passage tomb at Newgrange as well as the world famous High Crosses at Monasterboice and gain stunning views from atop the Hill of Tara.

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Boyne Valley: Full-Day Celts and Castles Guided Tour; Get Your Guide

Take a day tour from Dublin to the scenic Boyne Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the ancient Celtic temple at Newgrange, the megalithic site of Knowth, Trim Castle and more. Learn about the area’s history from a knowledgeable local guide.

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Explore the best of Ireland’s rugged west coast; Katie McGonagle; Telegraph

Explore the rugged charms and warm hospitality of the west coast of Ireland with a scenic drive along the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Cork sites eye Unesco heritage status; Sean O’Riordan; Irish Examiner

Cork County Council has been told to prepare plans to get a number of harbour forts, Martello towers, and what was once the largest gunpowder factory in the world added to Unesco’s world heritage status list.

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Secrets of Ireland’s ancient passage tomb Knowth published free online; Irish Central

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the world-renowned Eastern Tomb at Knowth, the Royal Irish Academy is publishing six books on the excavation, online, for free.

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Set-jetting: The film and TV locations blighted by overtourism; Irish Examiner

Cornish beaches featured in TV series Poldark have become overrun, prompting authorities to deter visitors. But it’s a problem worldwide…

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Heritage sites coming to life after weather scorches land; Colin Gannon; The Irish World

The recent hot summer unearthed previously hidden or forgotten archaeological treasures as unrelenting, intense sunshine scorched the land.

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€500,000 cost to run Skellig Michael; Anna Lucey; Irish Examiner

New figures released on request by the Office of Public Works reveal the yearly cost of running Skellig Michael is over €500,000.

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Heritage group alarmed at rising number of visitors to Skellig Michael; Anne Lucey; Irish Times

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In Photos: Ireland’s Newgrange Passage Tomb and Henge; Tom Melcalfe; Live Science

A drone flyby has revealed a huge Neolithic henge near a passage tomb at Newgrange in Ireland.

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