The Summer season Present begins on RTÉ One this Sunday evening with Nuala Carey and Derek Mooney and within the first episode, Nuala is in Co. Sligo visiting Carrowkeel and Carrowmore.
uala is discovering out in regards to the bid to have them grow to be recognised by Usesco. Talking about Carrowkeel, she stated: “These neolithic tombs predate Newgrange and the Hill of Tara.
“These megalithic websites of Carrowkeel and Carrowmore boast the most important cemetery of megalithic tombs in Eire. It’s an space alive in prehistoric significance which has till not too long ago been missed.”
Dr. Lara Cassidy, Assistant Professor of Genetics in Trinity School defined that a few of these tombs are over 5,500 years previous. They have been constructed by the primary farmers in Eire, who introduced a brand new lifestyle.
Austin McTiernan, Head Information with the OPW instructed Nuala in regards to the course of in getting the websites recognised by Usesco. “It is a lengthy course of.
“It can give this neolithic panorama the popularity it so rightly deserves.”
Derek and Nuala start their 4 half summer season street journey, inviting others to discover additionally. They retrace the footsteps of pilgrims via St. Kevin’s Means from Hollywood in Wicklow, to Glendalough. Derek visits Powerscourt whereas Nuala can be in Sligo. Nathan Carter heads to County Fermanagh to climb Eire’s stairway to heaven and Mary McEvoy follows the footsteps of Queen Maeve.
The Summer season Present begins on Sunday tenth July at 6.30pm.