The morning Solstice in Knockroe, with a great crowd from far and near gathering to celebrate and mark the passing of time with our ancestors. Reverend, peaceful,, well organised and although windy and sunless at sunrise the brightness reveals the unique place and hopes for the future

Solstice Extras

Visitors to the Winter Solstice at Knockroe Coshel in the Lingaun Valley on Thursday 21st at 8,40am and 3,40pm are invited to join guided tours of Windgap Village and Grotto at 11.30am and of the Slatequarries at 13.45pm, to allow time to be back for the evening Solstice. Breakfasts and Dinners are available in the […]

Knockroe to feature in TG4 documentary on Newgrange

Calendar dates on local and national media for the Winter Solstice rising  and setting sun at the Coshel in Knockroe include  the  archaeologist Professor Muiris O’Sullivan on KCLR at 11.30 on Monday 11th and on TG4 on from 9:30pm on 20th December with a repeat at 11:35pm on December 23rd knockroe-passage-tomb-to-feature-in-tg4-documentary-on-newgrange Knockroe Passage Tomb in […]

Promoting the Lingaun Valley with Fáilte Ireland

A gentle reminder to everyone about the Fáilte Ireland workshop  to maximise the tourism and commercial opportunities for everyone in the Lingaun Valley. It that takes place on this Thursday in the Carraig Hotel Carrick on Suir E32 HT32 from 5-7pm to register for the event by emailing [email protected] The event in conjunction with Kilkenny […]