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Sonnen Untergang Hardert

Sonnen Untergang Hardert

Dowth mound, nr. Newgrange

Dowth mound, nr. Newgrange

Dowth - scroll down to 2013 and 2009 - Dowth (Dubthach/dark house) is the place of death where the weakening winter sun shines into the megalithic chamber of Dowth South at solstice every year. It is a Neolithic master piece that complements the dawn sunrise in Newgrange 8 hours previously on the winter solstice.

Samhain 2016 - Good Spirits - Yew Cloister, Gormanston 2015 - Clearing a Path for the Wisdom of the Ancestors - Loughcrew 2014 - Samhain - Rath Lugh & Tara.

Teltown - For many generations, perhaps beginning in the 6th century CE, Teltown was known for the goddess-inspired celebration of a harvest festival, a time when feats of strength and mock battles would mark the start of the season of plenty. Teltown (Tailteann) encompasses a large area at a bend of the River Blackwater in Co. Meath.

Meath The Teltown Fair was said to include Olympic-like competitions of strength and agility, even horse races and staged battles.

Clogherhead coastline - this would have been familiar to the builders of Newgrange in the Boyne Valley.  They used rocks from here for the outside of the monument.

Clogherhead coastline - this would have been familiar to the builders of Newgrange in the Boyne Valley. They used rocks from here for the outside of the monument.

Clogherhead - Where ancient northern rocks meet ancient southern rocks and form the Iapetus Suture across Ireland.

Clogherhead - Where ancient northern rocks meet ancient southern rocks and form the Iapetus Suture across Ireland.

Teach Cormac, Hill of Tara

Teach Cormac, Hill of Tara

River Boyne at Newgrange, Meath.

Winter Solstice 2016 - You Light up my Life - Fourknocks 2015 - Without Darkness there can be no Light - Newgrange 2014 - Walking the White Winter Path of.

Mound of the Hostages, Hill of Tara

As we journey, and continue so, through the eight festivals we find ourselves on different parts of the hill and in the surrounding landscape.

View over the Lazy Beds to Teach Cormac and Forradh, Hill of Tara.

View over the Lazy Beds to Teach Cormac and Forradh, Hill of Tara.

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