From Darkness into Light, Winter Solstice, Newgrange live feed
Dec21

From Darkness into Light, Winter Solstice, Newgrange live feed

This year the winter solstice in Ireland takes place at 8.30am GMT on the 21ST and 22nd of December. It will be the shortest day of the year and the longest night.   LIVE FEED: Solstice literally means “Sun Stands Still”.  This is the suns lowest point of inclination in the northern hemisphere, where to ancient peoples, it would have appeared to stand still for days until it ascended by degrees back into their skies...

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Scenes of Winters Past In Ireland
Dec10

Scenes of Winters Past In Ireland

Scenes of Winters Past In Ireland.   Scenes Of Winter’s Past In Ireland.

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Someone’s adopted a Christmas Tree in Glendalough
Dec10

Someone’s adopted a Christmas Tree in Glendalough

Spotted by lughnasadh on Reddit, someone decided to randomly dress up a tree for Christmas on the military road to...

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Possibly the best Guinness Christmas Ad Ever
Dec10

Possibly the best Guinness Christmas Ad Ever

Guinness are not only famous for their black stout, they produce some of the best blockbuster ads for Christmas on this side of the Atlantic. With an annual turnover in sales of $6 billion that should come as no big surprise.                 Still, we can’t but help reminisce about their best Christmas Ad ever circa 2011. I wish one of my favourite streets; Parliament Street, really did...

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