"Today, Kells is easy to miss. Not a large place, driving through the downtown takes just a few minutes en route to somewhere else around the Boyne Valley.
"Travel less than an hour outside Dublin and see prehistoric structures older than the Egyptian pyramids. The most famous of these is Newgrange." - https://blog.aerlingus.com/eight-reasons-to-visit-ireland-2018/
Published by Aer Lingus on January 8th 2018
"Looking for things to do in 2018? Below are 20 Irish experiences you can try out this year." - https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/travel/party-like-a-pagan-milk-a-cow-and-18-other-irish-experiences-for-2018-1.3344819
Steeped in both history and myth, the Hill of Tara is seen the world over as the ancient capital of Ireland and seat of its High Kings. The tales tells of magical kings, queens, sorcerers and demons, whilst the archaeology of the hill suggests it was in use for millennia as a site of burial and of the rituals of kingship and feasting.
"Minister Moran said: “I am delighted to be here alongside Minister Madigan to celebrate the 50th anniversary since Prof MJ O’Kelly rediscovered the sunrise illumination on the chamber at Newgrange on the Winter Solstice and to witness the live streaming of this phenomenon in association with Fáilte Ireland." - http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2017/12/22/4150088-solstice-visitors
"Walking up the mound of Newgrange, we’re treading in our ancestors’ footsteps." - https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/clouds-hamper-newgrange-sunrise-but-crowds-still-humbled-by-solstice-1.3334963
Published by Irish Times
"Dozens of people, lucky enough to be selected through an annual lottery, get the chance to stand inside the Newgrange monument in Ireland and absorb the first rays of the day as they fill the ancient chambers during the winter solstice." - http://time.com/5060889/winter-solstice-rituals/
Published by Time
"The Office of Public Works put together an exhibition celebrating its history and achievements, part of which will be displayed at the OPW HQ in Trim until March 2018" - https://www.opw.ie/en/pressreleases/articleheading,38567,en.html
Published by Office of Public Works