Posted on Tue Nov 12 2002 22:58:27 GMT+0000 (GMT Standard Time) by blam
Huge temple found under Hill of Tara
The Irish Examiner 12 Nov 2002
A HUGE temple, once surrounded by about 300 huge posts made from an entire oak forest, has been discovered directly beneath the Hill of Tara in Co Meath. Conor Newman, an archaeology lecturer at NUI Galway, said the discovery at the ancient site made sense of the positioning of other graves and monuments in the area.
Mr Newman, who has been working on the Hill of Tara under the State-funded Discovery Programme since 1992, was delighted by the find. “It fills a very important place in the jigsaw because it allows us to make sense of the distribution of other monuments all around it.”
The Discovery Programme, set up under the auspices of the Heritage Council, carried out a survey of the Hill of Tara between 1992 and 1996 when Mr Newman was director. …to read more, visit here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/787663/posts
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