Welcome to Episode 13 of the Thin Places Travel Podcast. Our featured guest for this episode is Anthony Murphy, an expert on the history and mysteries surrounding the ancient monuments in the Boyne Valley in Ireland. This is the first of two interviews. The second interview (Episode 14) follows this episode, and in that interview, Anthony discusses a once-in-a-lifetime discovery he and his friend made when they discovered new monuments in the Boyne Valley. Be sure to carry your listening through to the second interview.
THIN PLACES TRAVEL PODCAST
#013 Mythical Ireland – Boyne Valley with Anthony Murphy
Host – Mindie Burgoyne
Guests – Anthony Murphy – Mythical Ireland
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Mythical Ireland – Boyne Valley with Anthony Murphy
Newgrange, Henges and the Irish Mythology tied to the Ancient Monuments
Anthony Murphy is a historian, journalist and a remarkable photographer who lives in Drogheda, one of Ireland most ancient towns. Most of Drogheda is in County Louth, but a portion of it runs into County Meath – the ancient royal capital of Ireland where you find the Hill of Tara and the massive collection of ancient monuments in the Boyne Valley.