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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Summer Solstice

All time
# pagan roots
Why will lots of bonfires be lit across the country tonight?
You’re much more likely to know what it’s all about if you live in a rural area.
# long day eh?
Longest day of the year: Your summer solstice in pics
Wasn’t it a beautiful day?
# high noon
So we all know today is the longest day of the year. But exactly how long?
Technically the darkest it gets is very dark twilight.
# Oh fliuch
Your 'Is This Really Midsummer's Day?' Pic of the Day
Today’s the longest day of the year. You wouldn’t know it if you live anywhere north of Carlow.
# the longest day
Is today the longest day of the year? Or tomorrow?
It’s tomorrow. Officially. At 12.09am to be exact.
# Summer Festivals
Line-up for Body & Soul festival revealed
Plus, the hot tubs, art installations and Masquerade Ball are all back.