Hill of Tara


The Hill of Tara is an ancient Neolithic Age site in County Meath, Ireland. It was known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the site of coronations, a place of assembly for the enacting and reading of laws, and for religious festivals.

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  • c. 3000 BCE
    The Passage Tomb Mound of the Hostages constructed at the Hill of Tara, Ireland.
  • c. 227 CE - c. 266 CE
    Life of the High King Cormac mac Art, the Lawgiver, reigned from the Hill of Tara, Ireland.
  • c. 432 CE - c. 433 CE
    St. Patrick arrives in Ireland and preaches at the Hill of Tara, announcing the advent of Christianity.
  • 941 CE - 1014 CE
    Life of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland who united the tribes, crowned at the Hill of Tara.