This DVD takes you on a journey to Ireland's ancient past, to the World Heritage Site of
Brú na Bóinne. This is where the River Boyne meanders into a dramatic bend
and the landscape is dominated by the spectacular 5000 year old passage tombs of
Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. All Regions DVD, duration 21 minutes, Price 16.00 Euro.
Selection of Newgrange related Videos.
Newgrange is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the
Solstice sun. The site is open to the public with controlled access to the passage and chamber. Tours of Newgrange start at the Brú na Bóinne
Visitor Centre located near the village of Donore, Co. Meath.
Winter Solstice 2007
Length: 1 hour
Hosted by: Heritage
Narrative: Archive of the live webcast of the winter solstice at Newgrange
on the 21st December 2007
Technical: Requires Windows Media Player.
View six minute compilation on
YouTube - by
Tomb of Newgrange
Length: 2 minutes 36 seconds
Narrative: Visit Ireland's mysterious Newgrange, which continues to surprise
and confuse historians.
Introduction to Newgrange and the Winter Solstice sunrise
illumination of the chamber. Includes an interview with Clair Tuffy the
Manager of the Newgrange site and Visitor Centre.
Video of Newgrange Images
Length: 4 minutes
Hosted by YouTube
Newgrange images taken during several visits, compiled for the Winter Solstice
of 2007. The accompanying atmospheric music is the suitably entitled Newgrange
Loughcrew Video - Spring Equinox 2005
On the morning of March 23rd, I was inside the chamber of Cairn T
to witness the spring equinox sunrise illuminate the backstone.
YouTube Video compressed from 50 minutes to 1:46
Boyne Valley Private Day Tours
Pick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested day tour:
Newgrange World Heritage site, 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice,
Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, Bective Abbey and Trim Castle the largest Norman castle in Ireland