SUMMER SOLSTICE

SUMMER SOLSTICE Just before midnight on June 20th in central Europe, the Northern Hemisphere reaches its closest point to the Sun, marking the longest day and shortest night of the year, and known as the Summer Solstice.  It’s the first day of summer and traditionally...

SPRING EQUINOX

SPRING EQUINOX In 2020 at 03:50 am on March 20 (in Ireland and the U.K.) the sun was aligned directly with the equator and the axis of the earth was perpendicular to the sun’s rays. This creates a phenomenon where in all parts of the world there are...
Imbolc

Imbolc

Imbolc Today, 1st February, is IMBOLC (in the northern hemisphere), the first Celtic festival in the Gregorian calendar year. This is one of the four Celtic fire festivals, a ‘cross quarter day’ which marks the approximate half way point between the winter solstice...