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Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space

Astronaut Thomas Marshburn got snap-happy when the ISS passed over Ireland. Here’s what he saw.

WE DON’T THINK we will ever tire of seeing photos of Ireland from space – so luckily for us, astronaut Thomas H Marshburn has been busy snapping away while in the International Space Station.

During the night, Marshburn tweeted three photos on his @AstroMarshburn account of Ireland, showing Cork and Crosshaven, Ballybunion to Killarney National Park and Waterford in all their glory.

Here’s Cork and Crosshaven, looking all bright and sunny:

Pic: Thomas Marshburn/Twitter

Here’s Ballybunion:

And here is Waterford, looking like it’s covered in snow:

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