September 21st, 2007

Equinox in Ireland

Posted in equinox, Sundials of Note by Heidi

Loughcrew in one of many examples of very, very old structures that are built to align with sunrise or sunset of the solstices or equinoxes during the year. At dawn on the equinox (which this year is on Sept 23) the sun shines through a passageway under the cairn-mound and onto an intricately carved back stone.


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