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Celestial show: Northern Lights may be visible from many areas around Ireland over the weekend




The Aurora Borealis may put a rare appearance around Irish shores this weekend, so you might be able to witness a dazzling display of greenish luminosity down these southern latitudes.

A huge amount of solar radiation released in recent days by an epic flare has been lighting up the Earth’s magnetic field like a Christmas Tree, creating the auroras.

Rarely seen outside Earth’s northernmost latitudes, there is a chance we might see them above Ireland over the next two nights, providing there is a break in the clouds and rain.

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