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Ireland

The Emerald Isle

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The Hill of Tara or the Hill of the Kings is located in County Meath north of Dublin and is a complex of ruins that according to tradition is the seat of the High King of Ireland.


The Fort of Kings, or Royal Enclosure, is the Iron Age hilltop enclosure surrounded by an internal ditch and an external bank.


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Legends state that the Tuatha Dé Danann, the mysterious God like people of ancient Ireland, bought the Stone of Destiny or the Coronation Stone to this site and when the true King stood on this phallic symbol, it would roar three times. Naomh Pádraig is Irish for St. Patrick (c. 387-493) who was a Romano-Briton, which is the result of the intermarriage of the Roman conquerors, and the indigenous Britons, the Celtic People.


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