Boyne River Region Photos

The Boyne River area north of Dublin is a center of some of the most important Megalithic sites, Christian monasteries and the Battle of the Boyne where Protestant King William III defeated Catholic King James II, thereby determining that Great Britain would remain Protestant.

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Newgrange Tomb Standing stones before Newgrange passage tomb. Ireland Passage tomb entrance guarded by Megalithic-carved swirl at Newgrange. Ireland Details of prehistoric spirals & diamond carvings at Newgrange. Ireland
Knowth Tomb Carved Neolithic stones encircling tombs at Knowth. Ireland Tomb entrance topped by carved stone at Knowth. Ireland Passage tomb within Main Neolithic passage grave at Knowth. Ireland
Hill of Tara "Mound of the Hostages" passage tomb atop Hill of Tara. Ireland Stone of Destiny atop Hill of Tara. Ireland Statue of St. Patrick at Hill of Tara. Ireland
Monasterboice Doorway to round tower would normally be 15-20 feet above ground, but burials raised ground levels at Monasterboice. Ireland West high cross used by early monks to teach biblical stories at Monasterboice near round tower. Ireland Eve & Adam with Cain & Abel on Muiredach's high cross at Monasterboice. Ireland
Mellifont Abbey Romanesque octagonal Lavabo in cloister at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland Remains of church at Old Mellifont Abbey. Ireland Model of Old Mellifont Abbey in museum. Ireland
Kells Abbey Partial cross & round tower at Kells. Ireland Tall Cross with biblical scenes at Kells. Ireland O'Shaughnessy's Irish pub at Kells. Ireland
Battle of the Boyne Museum Courtyard with canons as used during Battle of the Boyne at Boyne museum. Ireland King William & Officers models at Battle of the Boyne museum. Ireland Map of routes taken after landing in Ireland by forces of William III south from Carrickfergus & James II north from Kinsale at Battle of the Boyne museum. Ireland
Trim Castle Trim Castle largest medieval Norman castle in Ireland. Trim, Ireland River Boyne with section of curtain wall of Trim Castle. Trim, Ireland Colorful row houses seen from Trim Castle. Trim, Ireland

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