February 8th, 2016 | by Myles Kelly
February has arrived and with it brings the annual argument whether Spring commences on February 1, or on March 1. Astronomers cite February 1, as the beginning of Spring calculated using the earth’s orbit around the Sun. Meteorologists cite March 1, as the beginning of Spring using calculations based on annual temperature and solar radiation records. For most of us spring arrives when we witness the birds…
Leitrim Observer, 08/02/16. Read the full article ‘February heralds start of Spring or does it?‘.
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