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♒♧ Dowth, Co. Meath – One of 10 best solstice celebrations in Ireland ♧♒

 

 

 

♒♧ Dowth, Co. Meath – One of 10 best solstice celebrations in Ireland ♧♒

celebrate ireland winter solstice at Dowth Co Meath

Dowth Co Meath by Anthony Murphy from mythicalireland.com

Dowth south chamber entrance, ireland winter solstice celebration Newgrange

Dowth south chamber entrance by Ken Williams from ShadowsandStone.com

Dowth is the Inis Óirr of the Boyne Valley’s passage tombs — the least visited, but also the most mysterious. Marked by a lonely tree straight out of a fairytale, the passage tomb has never been scientifically excavated (despite many botched attempts), but a short passage aligns an inner chamber with the setting sun on winter solstice — providing an alternative to Newgrange for late risers.

Read the full article of 10 Best Solstice Celebrations by Pól Ó Conghaile on irishindependent.ie>>

Interesting 3D Dowth>> on Voices of the Dawn site

 


 

 

Dowth is the Inis Óirr of the Boyne Valley’s passage tombs — the least visited, but also the most mysterious. Marked by a lonely tree straight out of a fairytale, the passage tomb has never been scientifically excavated (despite many botched attempts), but a short passage aligns an inner chamber with the setting sun on winter solstice — providing an alternative to Newgrange for late risers.

Read the full article of 10 Best Solstice Celebrations by Pól Ó Conghaile on irishindependent.ie>>
Interesting 3D Dowth>> on Voices of the Dawn site

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