Newgrange winter solstice 2017 live broadcast

Newgrange winter solstice 2017 live broadcast

On Wednesday and Thursday, December 20th and 21st, the winter solstice celebrations at Newgrange will be broadcast live on the internet by Ireland's Ancient East in conjunction with the OPW. Visit this page at 8.30am on both mornings to watch the broadcast below.

Tens of thousands of people around the world are familiar with the 5,000-year-old Newgrange monument, but have never seen it. Many of them would like to come to Ireland and visit this remarkable stone age structure. Some will never get the chance. With this live transmission, you can witness the celebration of the winter solstice at the megalithic monument from the comfort of your home, no matter where in the world you live.

If you have trouble viewing the live webcast, visit the Ireland's Ancient East YouTube channel.

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