Newgrange Newgrange


Winter Solstice


Every winter solstice, the rising sun shines through the roof box in Newgrange, a tomb dating from approx 5200 years ago in County Meath, Ireland. Here we see the light of dawn lighting the passage, as the ancestors of the millennia watch with reverence.

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Brú na Bóinne is a world heritage site which includes the passage tombs of Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, dating from approximately 3200 BC. Every winter solstice, the rising sun enters the chamber at the most famous of these megalithic graves, Newgrange. There are many myths associated with this area and the inspiration for this card comes from the legend of Aonghus and Caer. 

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Weight15 grams
Height148 mm
Width105 mm
Depth2 mm
ManufacturerCeltic Myths

Printed in Ireland from an original by Margaret McKenna

A6 4 page greetings card with blank inside.
Comes with C6 plain white envelope.
Contents wrapped in clear cellophane.

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