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A selection of photos by Anthony Murphy from the Bealtaine Fire Festival 2019 at Uisneach
Author Anthony Murphy invited by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon to speak about his discovery of \'Dronehenge\'
Anthony Murphy of Mythical Ireland interviews American writer Judith Nilan, author of A Legacy of Wisdom and A Call to Crone
Anthony Murphy discusses recent publishing news, including his new deal for a book about his discovery of Dronehenge with Liffey Press
An exploration of the equinox alignment of sites associated with Saint Patrick
Video footage of the late Neolithic henge discovered in July 2018 by which is visible again along with other archaeology at Newgrange Farm in a field of spring barley
A short preview of Professor George Eogan\'s comprehensive new volume on the excavations of Knowth passage-tomb in the Boyne Valley
The late Neolithic henge discovered in July 2018 by Anthony Murphy and Ken Williams is visible again at Newgrange Farm in a field of spring barley
Anthony Murphy speaks about the increasing damage to Ireland\'s prehistoric chambered cairns and how the authorities are opting to prevent public access as a means to preserve them for the...
Anthony Murphy writes about the mythic divisions of Ireland according to Lebor GabÃ¡la
Anthony Murphy discusses his recent monument discoveries using Google Earth and the ongoing closure of Cairn T at Loughcrew to the public
Visitor centre serving Newgrange and Knowth to undergo substantial renovation and installation of state-of-the-art exhibition
There is a description of a large flagstone at Tara in the Second Battle of Moytura that might hint at how large megaliths were hauled into place
Anthony Murphy of Mythical Ireland shares some of his images of the total eclipse of the moon of 21st January 2019, taken in various locations in Drogheda and BrÃº na...
3D models depicting the late Neolithic henge discovered near Newgrange during the drought of 2018 have been released
One ancient Irish name for the Milky Way sees it as the connecting branches of two trees that grew out of lovers\' graves.
Hundreds of snail shells, representing 19 different species, were found during the excavations at Newgrange.
Martin Brennan proposed that megalithic art on a stone at Knowth shows an interest in counting the phases of the moon.
As we come to the end of 2018, author Anthony Murphy recalls the moment (8.47pm and 14 seconds, Tuesday 10th July 2018) when he discovered the new henge of Newgrange....
As we say goodbye to 2018, which was a fantastic year for Mythical Ireland, I've had a look through my photographs for the past year and am sharing my favourites...
National Monuments Service reveals details of 22 monuments and structures discovered during summer dry spell at BrÃº na BÃ³inne
Anthony Murphy\'s novel, The Cry of the Sebac, will be launched in early December 2018 as a print edition
Remains of Neolithic logboat found by four anglers on river Boyne. Carbondating confirms it\'s from 3300-2900BC
Many people look for meaning in the symbols carved in stone at the great monuments of the Boyne. Sometimes the most facile examination (and perhaps the most puerile too!) is...
A suitably giant poster of a huge hero figure has just been unveiled as an art installation at the Drogheda Workspace Centre.
The Dagda, who was chief of the Tuatha DÃ© Danann, was said to have owned and built Newgrange. But he had a second mound - the one he retired to...
Mythical Ireland\'s Anthony Murphy has been featured in three podcast interviews about Mythical Ireland, monuments, myths, astronomy and his discovery of a henge at Newgrange.
Anthony Murphy briefly discusses the origins of the name of the Tuatha DÃ© Danann, the early gods in Irish literature
While the phrase "grand stretch in the evenings" is common in Ireland in spring, at the beginning of autumn we might have said "the night stretches".
On the night of a total eclipse which should have been visible from inside Newgrange, the sky was overcast and heavy rain came after two months of drought
Was the New Henge of Newgrange, discovered by Anthony Murphy and Ken Williams on 10th July 2018, possible aligned on Bealtine/Lughnasa cross-quarter sunsets?
Anthony Murphy speaks about his reaction to finding (with Ken Williams) a previously unrecorded late Neolithic henge monument in the BrÃº na BÃ³inne world heritage site near Newgrange.
The sun on the longest day is above Orion, being carried across the sky in his arm. Anthony Murphy examines the symbolism, astronomy and mythology of this event
Standing in the doorway of the Newgrange monument, author Anthony Murphy thinks about ancestors, gods and otherworlds
It is what this island does to you, and how it transforms you after your arrival here, that ultimately makes you Irish
Anthony Murphy investigates the alignment of the Cat Stone (Stone of Divisions) at Uisneach with Cairn T Loughcrew and the Calliagh Berra\'s House on Slieve Gullion.
An examination of the story of the Tara Brooch and how it was lost and found again centuries later
An cursory interpretation of the William Butler Yeats poem The Song of Wandering Aengus, exploring its mythic and symbolic importance
A first crescent moon hangs over the ancient Hill of Slane, where Saint Patrick brought Christianity to Ireland. But as the moon sets at Slane, is an empire setting too?...
The wife of Saint Patrick was known as Sheelah and she had her own special day on March 18th. But the tradition left Ireland with the Great Famine.
A team of scientists will take samples from the sea bed between Ireland and Britain to look for evidence of submerged palaeolandscapes and early human activity
A new paper suggests that the Neolithic population of ancient Britain was almost completely replaced by Beaker DNA around 4,500 years ago. The Beakers arrived into Ireland at the same...
Anthony Murphy, author of Mythical Ireland, performed the official launch of the 11th annual Brigid of Faughart Festival 2018
The story from the Taking of the SÃd about how Oengus Ã“g tricked his father, The Dagda, chief of the gods, out of ownership of SÃd in Broga (Newgrange)
Anthony Murphy\'s top favourite picks from his photography at ancient sites during 2017
Artist Lar Dooley reviews his copy of the book Mythical Ireland: New Light on the Ancient Past
Live web broadcast by Ireland\'s Ancient East and the OPW from Ireland\'s most famous monument to be witnessed by thousands around the world
The OPW and National Monuments Service announce details of another winter solstice livestream from the Newgrange monument
A beautiful video featuring the sunlight in the chamber of Newgrange, filmed at winter solstice in 2010.
A series of images based on the theme of the 12 days of Christmas, but instead leading up to winter solstice at Newgrange
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