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Navan Fort

Introduction

Navan Centre & Fort is one of Ireland’s most famous and important archaeological sites, the legendary Emain Macha.

Legends say that Macha, the ancient goddess of war and fertility, scored the earth with her brooch pin and traced the famous outline of this sacred stronghold of the hero Cu Chulainn, home of the famous Red Branch Knights and Ulster Cycle of tales. As the ancient seat of Kings and home of the Red Branch Knights, the legendary Emain Macha (Navan Fort) is one of Ireland’s most famous and important archaeological sites.

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