Our home has its own sunrise ‘solstice catcher’

Someone long ago created a special feature in our old house to catch the rising sun on the winter solstice

As soon as we saw it, we fell in love with the quaint old farmhouse on a gently-sloping hillside overlooking Bantry Bay in the south-west of Ireland.

My wife Angie is Irish and we’d been planning to move home from the UK to Ireland for some time. We…