World Heritage Sites in Ireland


Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne

(53.692 N 6.450 W) -- satellite image

The three main prehistoric sites of the Bru na Boinne complex Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, are situated on the north bank of the River Boyne 50 km north of Dublin in County Meath. This is Europe's largest and most important concentration of prehistoric megalithic art.


Skellig Michael

(51.767 N 10.533 W) --
satellite image

"An incredible, impossible, mad place. I tell you the thing does not belong to any world that you and I have lived and worked in; it is part of our dream world." -- George Bernard Shaw



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Last Updated: August 26, 2015