In this evening’s episode of MythFlix, I will explore an interesting question about the construction of Newgrange and the great monuments of Brú na Bóinne. Did the builders participate through a willing zeal, or was there a sense of enforced manual labour? It’s a difficult question and the archaeological evidence doesn’t offer much to sway the argument either way. But what about myth?
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