The purpose of Newgrange is unsure, is it a burial place of kings? Over 200,000 tonnes of earth and stone were used in the construction of Newgrange, with stones believed to have been quarried and transported from Wicklow, 80km to the south and the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland.Newgrange also plays a role in Irish Mythology, as the burial place of the lovers Dairmuid and Grainne, as well as the place where the great warrior Cuchulainn was conceived.Ireland is home to a wealth of Neolithic and megalithic sites ranging from tombs like Newgrange to standing stones, dolmens and fairy forts.Interest in these ancient places peaks around the Summer Solstice, when the midsummer sun brings their secrets to life. This is the longest day of the year, when the Sun is at its highest point of the year in the northern hemisphere.Newgrange is the best example of a Stone Age passage tomb in Ireland and one of the most remarkable prehistoric sites in Europe.
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