Monday, December 21, 2009

Winter Solstice at Newgrange in Ireland

Here is a story from the Irish Times  regarding a person who witnessed the Winter Solstice sun rise at Newgrange, County Meath in Ireland.

"AFTER THE longest night of the year, this morning’s sunrise at the famous Neolithic monument at Newgrange, Co Meath, is, as always, welcome and rich in symbolism. The ancient ritual of greeting the rising sun, now acknowledged by modern man, marks the beginning of the end of winter; daylight will now slowly begin to reassert itself.' ...(Cont)...