Eugene Curran is the energetic force here on the left, sharing his enthusiasm at the visitors center for the Bru'na Bo'inne (The Palace of the Boyne) 5000 year old neolithic site of 3 passage grave sites : New Grange Nnowth and Dowth.
Overview map of the sites in the Boyne Valley. The New Grange Tours were sold out as we arrived in early afternoon, after morning classes in Dublin. And we booked the 4:15 bus tour to Knowth and watched the film and walked the recreation of the New Grange Passage at the center, before having lunch. Salmon Roulade! interesting variety of foods at this world heritage site.
View of New Grange (with white wall) up the hill from the Visitors Center.
River Boyne with green flood plain vegetation from the foot bridge walking to the bus park.
Our guide, beginning an about 45 min tour around Knowth Mounds
White quartz in front of base stones. East side near east passage entrance above.