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Galaxy Photo Gallery: Carnbane East, Loughcrew, Winter Solstice Galaxy

On the Winter Solstice, 2003, a group of people took part in the annual "blitz" of ancient sites, organised by Michael "Munich" Reilly. For the first time, the blitz started at the standing stones in Baltray instead of Newgrange. The group spent some time on Carnbane East at Loughcrew on what was a frigidly cold and extremely blustery day. The bright conditions, however, made the trip worthwhile as the following photographs show.

Equinox stone Cairn T
Stone in south recess Cairn T
Spiral at Cairn V

Equinox stone in Cairn T.

Stone in southern recess, Cairn T.

Spiral on stone of Cairn V.

Cairn V remains

Cairn V and Cairn T

Cairn S from atop Cairn T

The ruins of Cairn V.

Cairn V (foreground) and Cairn T.

Cairn S from atop Cairn T.

Field markings to the rear of Cairn T
Behind Cairn T

View north from top of Cairn T

Field markings to the west of Cairn T on Carnbane East.

The view west of Cairn T towards Carnbane West.

View north from the top of Cairn T on Carnbane East, Loughcrew.

Cairn U from atop Cairn T
Closer view of Cairn U
Field markings and stone circle

Cairn U from top of Cairn T.

Closer view of Cairn U.

Field markings and stone circle.

Looking east to Patrickstown
Field markings sw of Cairn T
Blitz participants on Cairn T

Looking east from Cairn T towards Patrickstown Hill.

Field markings southwest of Cairn T. Also visible is Carnbane West.

Some of the blitz participants on top of Cairn T at Loughcrew.

Cairn V ruins in silhouetteMisty Mountain!

Back to the Loughcrew page | Inside Cairn T and Cairn L

PAGES OF INTEREST

Inside Newgrange: More about the megalithic art inside Newgrange.
Knowth kerbstones:
a comprehensive photographic collection of Knowth's megalithic art.
Dowth's kerbstones: a selection of photos of the megalithic art on the stones at Dowth.

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