The Winter Solstice on Uisneach

Francez Cody

The Winter Solstice 2023 on Uisneach The Winter Solstice, known also as the Hiemal or Hibernal Solstice, occurs when the Earth’s North Pole reaches its maximum tilt away from the Sun. The word ‘solstice’ comes from the Latin word ‘sol’ (sun) and ‘sistere’ (to stand still), referring to the actual moment when the midday sun (here in the Northern Hemisphere) … Read More