The passage tomb at Newgrange, County Meath awash with light during the Winter Solstice on December 21st. This ancient light show has been taking place at the same time and date for over 5,000 years!

Newgrange, Ireland

Passage in Newgrange Megalithic Tomb. At sunrise on the mid-winter Solstice, a shaft of sunlight pierces the narrow opening above the entrance. Slowly, light travels the passage and illuminates the chamber.

Ruins of Castle Roche, County Louth, Ireland -- 'Ancient Paths,' by Gary McParland

Ruins of Castle Roche, County Louth, Ireland -- 'Ancient Paths,' by Gary McParland

Castle Roche in Co. Louth was known in the old records as "Castlellum de Rupe". It is a Norman castle built in 1236 AD and is one of the most spectacular castles in Ireland. Castle Roche is located in the hills north-west of Dundalk, It was the seat of the De Verdon family.

Castle Roche in Co. Louth was known in the old records as "Castlellum de Rupe". It is a Norman castle built in 1236 AD and is one of the most spectacular castles in Ireland. Castle Roche is located in the hills north-west of Dundalk, It was the seat of the De Verdon family.

Cúchulainn's Stone, Louth, Ireland. According to legend Cúchulainn, who was one the greatest heroes of Irish folklore, was fatally wounded and tied himself to this standing stone so that he could stay upright and face the opposing army.

According to legend Cúchulainn, who was one the greatest heroes of Irish folklore, was fatally wounded and tied himself to this standing stone so that he could stay upright and face the opposing army.

Dunluce Castle, County Antrim, Ireland

Dunluce Castle, Co Antrim, Ireland Photograph - Dunluce Castle, Co Antrim, Ireland Fine Art Print

The Mint at Carlingford Co. Louth. This building was probably the fortified townhouse of a wealthy medieval merchant

The Mint at Carlingford Co. This building was probably the fortified townhouse of a wealthy medieval merchant

Castle Roche, a Norman castle located north-west of Dundalk, Co.Louth. i know this castle lovely views

Castle Roche, a Norman castle located north-west of Dundalk, Co. i know this castle lovely views

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