Current News and Events
No plans for a Webcast from Newgrange this year. The Winter Solstice illumination at Newgrange was first was streamed live on the internet in 2007.
Victor Reijs has posted a six minute compilation on
YouTube of the one hour
OPW (Office of Public Works) streamed video.
- Winter Solstice Experience in Glebe house beside Dowth / Newgrange December 20th-21st.
Tickets €65 (reductions for Children, Unwaged & Seniors) - Communal sleeping space & food included. More...
Previous News and Events
- Winter Solstice Art Competition for primary and post-primary school children,
with the winning entrants being present for the Winter Solstice at Newgrange on Saturday 21st December 2013. More...
- Spring Equinox at Loughcrew 2013 - Cairn T will be open (weather permitting) on
the 21st, 22nd & 23rd of March 2013.
As Met Éireann is forecasting wintry weather for these days, staff may not be able to be at Loughcrew. Please check on 087-0524975. Message indicating whether Cairns will be open or not for each day will be available from 4.45am.
- The Lady Well Fete - Slane Castle August 19th 2012
from 1pm. Jousting Knights on warhorses, a medieval village and a 100ft inflatable obstacle
course will be some of the attractions at this year’s Fete. More...
- Lighting The Darkness -
Collaborative Arts + Health exhibition running at the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre to Friday January 13th 2012.
Newgrange covered in a blanket of snow in December 2010 - Aerial Photo by Richard Smith
Boyne Valley Tours
Private Tours by Limousine or Mercedes-Benz Minivan.
Pick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested
day tour: Brú na Bóinne Visitors Centre and Newgrange, the 10th century high
crosses at Monasterboice, the 13th century Laurence's Gate at Drogheda, the Hill of Tara,
the 12th century Bective Abbey and Trim Castle the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland.