Jolyon Frampton and Clare Winkel
Winter Solstice sunrise at Newgrange - 22nd December 2006
Newgrange Winter Solstice
won tickets in
the winter solstice lottery
for December 22nd, they were very fortunate to experience a glorious
sunrise in the chamber at Newgrange.
leaving the Visitors Centre with mist over the Boyne, it didn't look like
a good morning for the sun to illuminate the Newgrange passage and
View of the Boyne Valley from Newgrange, the mist adding a mythical element.
The sun broke through the mist for a brilliant illumination of the chamber at Newgrange.
Joe outside Newgrange after experiencing the illumination of the chamber.
Boyne Valley Private Day Tour
Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culture of the Boyne Valley with our full-day private tours.
World Heritage site, explore the Hill of Slane, where Saint Patrick famously lit the Paschal fire.
Discover the Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of power for the High Kings of Ireland.