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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C
# sexy beast
Pictures: A snowbound zoo, snowball fights, and stunning vistas - the Beast hit Ireland and everything looked amazing
It was a day of singular beauty around the emerald isle.

TODAY MAY ONLY be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the havoc that The Beast from the East will wreak.

But it was a fully-certified snow day. And if history has taught us anything, it’s that Ireland looks pretty fantastic under a carpet of the chilly white stuff.

Today was no exception.

There were stunning landscape shots

IMG_20180228_124825_033 Denis Meade Lambay Island from Rush Beach Denis Meade

snow-3-01 Susan Coffey Military graveyard, The Curragh Susan Coffey

IMG_20180228_154524331 (1) Mary O'Sullivan Kiltipper Park, Dublin Mary O'Sullivan

image1 Sinéad Casey Annagassan, Co Louth Sinéad Casey



P1020698-01 Jaspreet Kaur The Irish National War Memorial Gardens Jaspreet Kaur

snowcoliemore3 Linda O'Reilly Dalkey Island Linda O'Reilly

THE BEAST FROM THE EAST 758A4830_90538263 Eamonn Farrell / Eamonn Farrell / /

IMG_2474 (1) Eimer Lynch Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim Eimer Lynch

And there was snowball mischief

image1 (3) Michelle Kavanagh Caleb (6) and Jacob (1) enjoying the snow Michelle Kavanagh

0499 Snow Pictures Dublin_90538230 Medical Student Farah Nadia Zikhtar from Malaysia having fun in Dublin castle

Storm Emma Snowballs in Glasnevin

snowball 868_90538327 An organised snowball fest on O'Connell Bridge got a little more heated

THE BEAST FROM THE EAST II2A5828_90538350 Eamonn Farrell / Eamonn Farrell / /

The animals got in on the act

IMG_8742 Tristan Neville Tristan Neville

CMC329405-65 Conor McCabe A deer reclines in the Phoenix Park Conor McCabe

IMG_4681 Louise Berry, enjoying the snow Louise

Asian Elephant 2 (Dublin Zoo Credit)_90538338 Dublin Zoo Dublin Zoo

Painted African Dogs (Dublin Zoo Credit)_90538334 Dublin Zoo Dublin Zoo

Ireland, you’re a bit of a stunner

DJI_0107_1 (1) Ciaran McGrath Drone footage of Churchtown, Dublin Ciaran McGrath

image1 (1) Emma Burke-Kennedy Terryglass, Co Tipperary Emma Burke-Kennedy

Snow Pictures - Dublin

28/2/2018 Severe Weather Conditions Botanic Gardens, Dublin

Snow Pictures - Dublin Sam Boal / Sam Boal / /

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who sent in pictures, apologies if we didn’t get to yours

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