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Longest day of the year: Your summer solstice in pics

Wasn’t it a beautiful day?

THERE WERE A few early risers this morning out to catch a few breathtaking shots of this year’s summer solstice.

One of our readers, John Davis, was up on top of Killiney Hill in Dalkey at 5am this morning where he managed to capture this great sunrise shot.

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John Fahy was also at the top of Killiney Hill this morning.

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Fergus O’Neill was further afield on Tara Hill.

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Jimmy Deane caught this nice shot at Fanore in County Clare today.

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Stonehenge in Wiltshire is a popular place for people to gather and this morning was no exception. Crowds gathered at dawn to see the sun rise, many dressed in pagan costume.

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge The sun rises at Stonehenge this morning. Source: Andrew Matthews

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge A druid makes his way amongst the stones at Stonehenge in Wiltshire during the summer solstice. Source: Andrew Matthews

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