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.

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

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