Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Fairy Tomb

New Grange Passage Tomb , Brugh Na Boinne, Meath.
This is one of the finest passage graves in Ireland and it is situated in the ancient Boyne Valley Cemetery.
There are three great mounds, three chambers within, a 62 ft passage leads to one chamber. The walls are huge slabs, all carved with intricate spiral and geometric patterns.

Offerings of Gold, Jewellery and coins were buried at New Grange for the Faeries.It was believed that they were the guardians of the land and the health and fertility of animals and crops depended upon their cooperation.

Excerpt from Faeries and Folklore of the British Isles
available www.magic-myth-legend.co.uk or Amazon

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