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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C
Aurora Alerts Ireland Northern Lights over Lough Salt, Co Donegal
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Poll: Did you spot the Northern Lights last night?

People across the island shared their shots of the spectacular natural phenomenon.

THE AURORA BOREALIS, also known as the Northern Lights, made a rare appearance in Irish skies last night.

People across the island took to X to share their shots of the spectacular natural phenomenon, with sightings in Northern Ireland and as far south as Cork.

The Northern Lights are a light display usually seen in high-latitude regions, and Ireland gets to catch a glimpse a few times each year when skies are clear.

Did you get to see the Northern Lights last night?

Poll Results:

No (6956)
Yes (503)

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