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  • proper noun An ancient monument in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.


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  • High King of Ireland Brian Boru camped at Navan Fort during his visit to Armagh to make offerings to the Church.

    Irish Historic Towns Atlas project

  • Navan Fort is the point of origin of some if the best-loved Irish legends such as the tales of Cu Chulainn, King Conor and Deirdre of the Sorrows.

    Irish Historic Towns Atlas project

  • The ruins of Emain Macha, Navan Fort, are all that remain of what was said to be the seat of the ancient kings of Ulster.

    Irish Historic Towns Atlas project

  • Though the nature of the features shown on the map can only be verified by excavation, there is already enough information to draw parallels between Rathcroghan and the other major pre-Christian royal centers of Tara, Knockaulin, and Navan Fort.

    Imaging Rathcroghan

  • Emain Macha: the Navan Fort, or Hill, two miles west of Armagh; King

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge


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