Be Grand, They Said…
Made for me this very day, by the wonderful and illuminating Annie West who specializes in Historical Irish Funnies. I have it on good authority that in a previous life, she was responsible for all those feckin cats in the Book of Kells.
Something a little different today, arising out of a quick onomastic facebook post last week concerning one of the great prehistoric sites of Ireland – the Loughcrew Passage Tomb Complex, Co. Meath. September 22nd, 2013, sees the fall of the autumnal equinox in the northern hemisphere. For a day or two on either side (weather permitting, as always) visitors to Loughcrew can experience a wonderful sight as the rising sun shines directly into the main chamber of the central Tomb (Cairn T – built c.5,400 years ago) illuminating some stunning examples of neolithic passage tomb art.