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.
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