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The Solstice Is Almost Here December 19, 2017

Filed under: Newgrange,Solstice,Winter Solstice — Janet @ 6:10 pm

Hooray we’re almost at the turn and the days will eventually start to get longer.

image  winter solstice at Newgrange – a Megalithic Tomb in Ireland.

 

The Winter Solstice December 21, 2015

Filed under: Newgrange,Solstice,Stonehenge — Janet @ 3:20 pm

I wonder if the sun’s rays reached the inner chamber at Newgrange this morning.

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7478 newgrange light reaching the inner chamber

 

Were there festivities at Stonehenge?         1489 stonehenge

 

117010 winter solstice