Dowth - Winter Solstice Sunset 2018
The Office of Public Works
will have staff at Dowth South
for Winter Solstice Sunset
on Friday December 21st from 2:30pm until 4.00pm.
Admission is Free of Charge.
Wear good sensible shoes as the site can be very muddy, and it can be difficult to negotiate the slope into the monument.
Sunset beam in the Dowth chamber
photographed by Anne-Marie Moroney.
People gathered at Dowth for the Winter Solstice Sunset
Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culture of the Boyne Valley with our full-day private tours.
Visit Newgrange World Heritage site, explore the Hill of Slane, where Saint Patrick famously lit the Paschal fire.
Discover the Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of power for the High Kings of Ireland.