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Loughcrew, Ireland – Spring Equinox Observance

Watch the Spring Equinox sunrise at Cairn T, in the Loughcrew Tomb complex in Ireland.

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What: Spring Equinox Observation of Solar Alignment

Where: Cairn T – Loughcrew, Ireland

When: Spring Equinox Time: Sunrise

About: Observe the solar alignments of the Spring Equinox at Cairn T, the largest cairn in the Loughcrew Tomb complex in Ireland, approximately 120 feet in diameter. Cairn T was once covered in white quartz and was created with the Irish cruciform layout. On the Spring Equinox, you can watch the rising sun enter the inner chamber of the Cairn and shine light upon a stone engraved with ancient celestial symbols. The Spring Equinox sun also rises in alignment with a sacred hill on the Loughcrew Tomb complex.

For more information go here. Below is a video of the Spring Equinox alignment at Carin T.

Image Credit: Haydn Hammerton

A Note About Visiting Ancient Sites:
Please be mindful and respectful of the ancient sites.  Treat them with care as to not disturb them, damage them or remove anything from them. Help protect these incredible sites so that they can continue to stand the test of time.

Please note: this event is not run by The Spiritual Sun. Please contact the organizers directly or visit their website if you would like more details about this event.

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Olga

2 Comments

  • Thanks for posting about this upcoming event! It would be really interesting to be inside that inner chamber and see the beams of sunlight come in and light up the engraved stone. I wonder what it would feel like in those moments…

  • Wow stunning, the work that would have gone into that to make it happen amazing and 5000 years ago, and we call them primitive : ) thanks

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