Images of Megalithic Cairns
Carnbane West (Cairnbane West) Loughcrew.

Aerial view of Cairn L
Aerial view of Loughcrew Cairn L

Aerial view of Cairn D
Aerial view of Loughcrew Cairn D

Ringfort - aerial view
Loughcrew Ringfort - aerial view

Sheep on Carnbane West
Sheep on Loughcrew Carnbane West

Cairn L front view - Carnbane West Loughcrew
Cairn L front view - Carnbane West Loughcrew

Cairn L side view - Carnbane West Loughcrew
Cairn L side view - Carnbane West Loughcrew

Loughcrew Cairn L - Limestone monolith
Loughcrew Cairn L - Limestone monolith

Loughcrew Cairn L - Megalithc Art
Loughcrew Cairn L - Megalithc Art

Loughcrew Cairn D - Circumference 163m
Loughcrew Cairn D - Circumference 163m

Loughcrew Cairn H - Circumference 40m
Loughcrew Cairn H - Circumference 40m

Loughcrew Cairn H
Loughcrew Cairn H

Concentric circles - Cairn H Loughcrew
Concentric circles - Cairn H Loughcrew

Loughcrew Cairns V and T by Steve Emerson
Loughcrew Cairn V with Cairn T in the background, photo by Steve Emerson

The Stone Age Cairn L on Carnbane West at Loughcrew was featured in the March 2015 edition of Astronomy Ireland in an article by Ann Dunne Irish Recorded Oldest Known Eclipse 5355 Years Ago

Equinox sunlight in Cairn T - Loughcrew The illumination of the passage and chamber at the Winter solstice sunrise in Newgrange is world famous. Less well known is the Equinox illumination at sunrise in Cairn T at Loughcrew. The backstone of the chamber is illuminated by a beam of light at sunrise on the Spring and Autumnal Equinoxes.

The sun light is shaped by the stones of the entrance and passage and descends the backstone while moving from left to the right illuminating the solar symbols.
 

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