Nollaig Shona Daoibh

 

It’s December 21st, the shortest day of the year; either the middle of winter or the start, depending on your view (here in Ireland,winter really only kicks in from mid-December onwards). The lucky annual lottery winners had a fantastic clear frosty morning to witness the solstice dawn in Newgrange, but the view I experienced from the hill fort in Glending, Co. Wicklow this morning was just as rewarding.

Merry Christmas to you all.

Update: My sister (the teacher) informs me that the modern spelling for Nollaig Shona Dhaoibh (i.e. Merry Christmas to you (ye)) is Nollaig Shona Daoibh, well you learn something new every day!

Advertisements

Comments are closed.