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Pics: Did you see the perseids meteor shower last night?

Light up, light up.

THE HEAVENS WERE on show last night as the perseids meteor show got underway again.

The meteor shower also saw photographers running to grab a snap of the beauties, and here’s how they got on.

Fergal Gleeson snapped this near Haroldstown Dolmen in Co Carlow:

11892241_847850318639271_2040075938575438053_n Source: Fergal Gleeson

At its peak, up to 100 shooting stars an hour could be seen streaking across the sky.

Perseid meteor shower A shooting star in the skies over Kielder Water, Northumberland in the UK Source: PA WIRE

That’s because the perseids sees around 20 times more shooting stars than normal across this week.

Unfortunately, the view wasn’t so great everywhere…

Read: Only one part of the country has a “good chance” of seeing tonight’s meteor shower>

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