Ireland’s sacred centre and said to be the burial place of the mythical Tuatha Dé Danann.
The Hill of Uisneach or Ushnagh is a hill and ancient ceremonial site in Westmeath. It is a protected national monument consisting of numerous monuments and earthworks (prehistoric and medieval) including a probable megalithic tomb, burial mounds, enclosures, standing stones, holy wells and a medieval road. Uisneach is near the geographical centre of Ireland and in Irish mythology it is deemed to be the symbolic and sacred centre of the island. It was said to be the burial place of the mythical Tuatha Dé Danann, and a place of assembly associated with the druids and the festival of Bealtaine. The summit is 182 metres (597 ft) above sea level.
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