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Brú na Boinne Winter Solstice 40th Anniversary Lectures 2007

The Office of Public Works
Celebrates the 40th Anniversary
of the
Winter Solstice


Lectures at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre at 8pm

Wednesday November 7th 2007

What the Builder Saw:
The Prehistoric Astronomy of Newgrange

By Terry Moseley, President of the Irish Astronomical Association

Wednesday November 14th 2007

Tombs with a View:
New Thoughts on an Old Puzzle

By Frank Prendergast, Dublin Institute of Technology
CianMcLiam Posted by CianMcLiam
31st October 2007ce

Comments (1)

Frank: Oddly, we have discovered a "Dolmen" in Oregon according to a Irish friend Shay Larkin. I have been working with Oregon State University Archaeology Department; but they have never seen something like this!

Help? Contact me at [email protected] to recieve photos and this ancient site has a wonderful view of the coming winter solstice. It must be very old; as the stream near it is almost dried up and simply a hot springs at base of hill below it today. it was probably nice here at end of Ice Ages?
Posted by Dave Sand
13th November 2007ce
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