Dowth Winter Solstice - 21st December 2011
A splash of Winter Solstice sun makes its way through the gap in the trees towards the Dowth chamber.
The entrance to Dowth passage and chamber lit up by the setting Winter Solstice sun.
The view from inside the chamber towards the entrance.
The sunbeam hitting the backstone of the chamber inside the Dowth mound.
Some of the people who made the pilgrimage to Dowth for the Winter Solstice Sunset.
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