The celebration of summer solstice on June 21, when the sun rises before 5 a.m. in the northern hemisphere, marks a sacred tradition in Ireland dating back 5000 years, when the power of the sun is celebrated at the burial places of ancient gods since pre-Christian times. ℘℘℘ Ireland has a number of megalithic monuments. Well-known sites suchRead more..
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The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College is hosting a highly-acclaimed exhibit entitled Éire/Land, which explores Ireland’s landscape, with artifacts ranging from medieval manuscripts to contemporary mixed-media items. Open until May 19, the exhibit comprises roughly 100 manuscripts, archaeological artifacts, early maps, and prominent Irish landscape paintings from the National Gallery of Ireland, theRead more..