Artwork inspired by megalithic sites

Dorothy Fletcher Bentley Newgrange Winter Solsice Silk Scarf.

This luxurious 100% Silk Scarf depicts the sun illuminating the passage tomb at Newgrange - a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Boyne Valley on the east coast of Ireland. It represents quality, craftsmanship and timeless elegance. Printed on the softest natural silk, this wearable piece of art is a luxurious accessory that transcends all seasons.

Dorothy Fletcher Bentley Dorothy Bentley - Jewellery Artist.

Her designs are inspired by her upbringing in the celtic tradition and by megalithic symbols, especially the spiral symbols at Newgrange. Dorothy features interlace knotwork and spirals (infinity symbols) in her jewellery, because these designs incorporate an ancient tradition with a uniquely modern style. Every piece is handcrafted and unique.

Newgrange Interior Artwork by Sally McKenna.

Sally McKenny's art is inspired by the passage tombs at Newgrange, Fourknocks and Loughcrew in Ireland's Ancient East. Her search for sacred space through the discovery of the ancient and holy sites of Ireland takes the form of a journey from the bright sunshine of the American South West to the enveloping mists of Ireland's ancient holy places.

Loughcrew Silkscreen Print Loughcrew Cairn T by Padraig Conway. Actual size (32 x 44 inches) reproduction of the backstone in Loughcrew Cairn T in Ireland's Ancient East. This high quality silkscreen print is very collectible, limited edition prints are for sale at 200 Euro each. This is a labour of love for Padraig who is only interested in covering his costs. Email enquiries to

Avebury - Imbolc Avebury Seasons by Ric Kemp, a cycle of eight paintings based on Avebury in Wiltshire. Images of six of the eight paintings are displayed, Samain and the Vernal Equinox are yet to be realised.

Autumn Equinox at Silbury Hill, Imbolc at Avebury, Summer Solstice shows the zenith sun over the North Cove, Winter Solstice shows the dawning sun on a dark midwinter horizon, Lughnasa shows the 'first fruits' of harvest in front of Silbury Hill and Beltane shows girls dancing around a maypole.

Loughcrew - Cairn T Backstone Artwork by Helen Gavigan

Helen Gavigan works in watercolours, acrylics, oils, print and mixed media. She often takes a stone symbol or pattern as a starting point and allows her work develop from there. Helen is originally from Co. Meath where the cairns at Loughcrew and the passage tombs of the Boyne Valley have inspired her work.

Newgrange Quilt Newgrange Quilt by Rozemaryn Van der Horst

The quilt was started at the beginning of September 2004 and the front was finished by the Winter Solstice 2004. Except for the mound itself, it is made of quilting blocks named "Irish chain". The border has some of the petroglyphs found on the kerbstones around the mound. The quilt measures 55 x 25" (137 x 62 cm).

equinox sunrise Artwork by Elle Fagan

Wonderful watercolour of the equinox sunrise on the backstone of Loughcrew Cairn T.

Fiddler & The Dolmens By oliver curran Irish Art Website

Fiddler & The Dolmens by Oliver Curran, painted in acrillic oil on stretched canvas. The fiddler laments the warriors graves of Ireland's ancient past.

Size : 48 x 78 inches.

Bronze Minilithic Newgrange Handcrafted paperweights and ornaments - no longer available, so all we have to enjoy are the images.

Handcrafted pieces include miniature Ogham stones, Sheela Na Gigs, miniature megalithic passage mounds and dolmens.


Newgrange by Richard Moore Artwork by Richard Moore

Richard Moore has been painting in the Boyne Valley for many years. He works mainly with oil, and sometimes with watercolour and ink. Richard's keen eye, coupled with his great appreciation of the natural, and manmade, environments, combine to give us a unique portrait of the ancient sites of the Boyne Valley.

Paintings by Judith Quain Paintings by Judith Quain - While on a tour of Ireland's megalithic tombs Judith Quain discovered the beauty of an ancient art of carving symbols into stone. For centuries, myths and legends have celebrated their power, but she was intrigued by the revelation that these ancient cairns, standing stones, and stone circles may be the oldest astronomical observatories in the world, predating Stonehenge and the Egyptian Pyramids.

Newgrange Petroglyph Painting by M.P.Gollon Newgrange and Knowth Petroglyph Paintings by the Artist M.P.Gollon. The Artist has painted the images, hoping to give some sense of this remarkable space/time to people who may not have the privilege of experiencing them in person.

Newgrange Entrance Stone - Body Art by Pat Fish of Tattoo Santa Barbara Body Art by Pat Fish who designs and sells original tattoo patterns, including the Newgrange Entrance Stone.

Boyne Valley Private Day Tour

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