Loughcrew Equinox Dawn September 2019

All are welcome to assemble outside Loughcrew Cairn T for the sunrise on Saturday September 21st, Sunday September 22nd and Monday September 23rd. The Office of Public Works will have staff in attendance from 7.00am to 8.30am.

Cairn T will not be open for this year’s Equinox sunrise due to ongoing conservation work.

For Equinox events at the Loughcrew Megalithic Centre Click Here.

Loughcrew Video - Spring Equinox 2005

The progress of the sunbeam on the backstone inside Cairn T at Loughcrew was video recorded at sunrise on the morning of March 23rd 2005. The 50 minute video has been compressed to 1 minute 46 seconds and included in the following YouTube Video.

Sunbeam - March 2005
Still photograph from the 2005 Spring Equinox. More photographs ...

Boyne Valley Private Day Tours

Boyne Valley Tours Pick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested day tour: Newgrange World Heritage site, 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice, Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings of Ireland and the Hill of Slane where St. Patrick let a Paschal fire in 433  More ...