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# shooting-star - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night
# Great Gig In The Sky
# Great Gig In The Sky

'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 11:43 AM 81,715 Views 67 Comments

The brightest of the fireballs was at about 6.54 pm last night.

# shooting-star - Monday 12 August, 2019

Tonight's the night as Perseid meteor shower set to light up the skies in Ireland
# Shooting Star
# Shooting Star

Tonight's the night as Perseid meteor shower set to light up the skies in Ireland

Aug 12th 2019, 10:01 PM 52,151 Views 18 Comments

Astronomy Ireland said you won’t need a telescope to get a good view of the shooting stars – weather permitting, of course.

# shooting-star - Monday 16 November, 2015

Greatest player in ladies football history contemplating retirement from the game
# Shooting Star
From The42
# Shooting Star

Greatest player in ladies football history contemplating retirement from the game

Nov 16th 2015, 10:56 AM 7,958 Views 5 Comments

Mayo’s Cora Staunton may call time on a glittering career.

# shooting-star - Friday 29 May, 2015

Are Dublin hurlers about to unleash a huge attacking star this summer?
# Shooting Star
From The42
# Shooting Star

Are Dublin hurlers about to unleash a huge attacking star this summer?

May 29th 2015, 4:00 PM 7,981 Views 4 Comments

Dublin’s Mark Schutte is tipped to take the 2015 championship by storm.

# shooting-star - Thursday 11 December, 2014

This Irish actor has a little something in common with Daniel Craig
# Shooting Star
# Shooting Star

This Irish actor has a little something in common with Daniel Craig

Dec 11th 2014, 12:01 PM 11,149 Views 7 Comments

Moe Dunford will be honoured next month for his portrayal of a young patient suffering from schizophrenia.

# shooting-star - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?
# Northern Star
# Northern Star

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 13,745 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of sightings were reported to Astronomy Ireland, from all over the country.

# shooting-star - Friday 23 May, 2014

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight
# Shooting Star
# Shooting Star

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight

May 23rd 2014, 7:58 PM 21,923 Views 37 Comments

*Weather permitting of course, but it’s not looking too good right now…

# shooting-star - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Meteors to rain down on Earth over coming week
# Astronomy
# Astronomy

Meteors to rain down on Earth over coming week

Aug 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,888 Views 13 Comments

Eyes to the sky, Astronomy Ireland are expecting a celestial firework show this weekend.

# shooting-star - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Meteor shower will be visible from Ireland this weekend
# Celestial Fireworks
# Celestial Fireworks

Meteor shower will be visible from Ireland this weekend

Apr 19th 2012, 4:18 PM 17,504 Views 17 Comments

Earth is about to move into a cloud of dust and debris left by a comet – treating us to one of the best meteor showers this week.