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#Solstice

# solstice - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Crowds gather at Newgrange to watch winter solstice despite overcast weather
# Grand Stretch
# Grand Stretch

Crowds gather at Newgrange to watch winter solstice despite overcast weather

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 12:35 PM 54,601 Views 19 Comments

For the second year in a row, the chamber itself remains closed due to Covid-19.

# solstice - Thursday 7 October, 2021

No visitors to be allowed in Newgrange chamber for Winter Solstice sunrise, OPW confirms
# Newgrange
# Newgrange

No visitors to be allowed in Newgrange chamber for Winter Solstice sunrise, OPW confirms

Oct 7th 2021, 2:23 PM 14,782 Views 9 Comments

The solstice sunrise event will once again be livestreamed from within the chamber.

# solstice - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

Jun 19th 2021, 10:00 PM 47,008 Views 18 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

# solstice - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

WATCH: Beautiful sunrise lights up Newgrange chamber as days start to get longer
# Grand Stretch
# Grand Stretch

WATCH: Beautiful sunrise lights up Newgrange chamber as days start to get longer

Dec 22nd 2020, 9:44 AM 36,239 Views 11 Comments

Weather conditions were better this morning as thousands of viewers tuned in from around the world.

# solstice - Monday 21 December, 2020

Newgrange's recently uncovered neighbour is being preserved for future generations
# Dowth Hall
# Dowth Hall

Newgrange's recently uncovered neighbour is being preserved for future generations

Dec 21st 2020, 6:45 AM 37,265 Views 3 Comments

Digging at the site has been delayed due to the pandemic.

# solstice - Thursday 6 July, 2017

This year had the warmest summer solstice since 1961
# 21 June
# 21 June

This year had the warmest summer solstice since 1961

Jul 6th 2017, 2:25 PM 7,935 Views 7 Comments

A temperature of 28.6°C was recorded at the Phoenix Park on 21 June.

# solstice - Friday 21 June, 2013

11 moments where you are convinced time has actually stood still
# SO SO SO SO SLOWLY
From The Daily Edge
# SO SO SO SO SLOWLY

11 moments where you are convinced time has actually stood still

Jun 21st 2013, 8:00 PM 3,069 Views 3 Comments

Stop the clocks. Oh wait they’ve stopped themselves.

# solstice - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?
# Winter Solstice
# Winter Solstice

The Newgrange lottery draw is now open, so how do you win?

Jan 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 10,993 Views 9 Comments

This year could be your year to witness the incredible Winter Solstice display in the Neolithic tomb.

# solstice - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

In pictures: The Winter Solstice (Slideshow)
# Solstice
# Solstice

In pictures: The Winter Solstice (Slideshow)

Dec 21st 2010, 11:40 AM 1,809 Views 0 Comments

Pink moons suspended over snowy landscapes – what’s not to like?

# solstice - Monday 20 December, 2010

Newgrange winter dawn coincides with rare total lunar eclipse
# Solstice
# Solstice

Newgrange winter dawn coincides with rare total lunar eclipse

Dec 20th 2010, 11:29 AM 4,509 Views 0 Comments

On the shortest day of the year, the two celestial events will coincide for first time in about 450 years.