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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# northern lights

This year
# Aurora Borealis
Northern Lights brighten up night sky over parts of Ireland
The pink and green display was visible unusually far south last night.
# Feature
Footballers’ lives: A glimpse into the struggle, fortune and enduring beauty of the game
The42 spends a weekend in the north-west of England with an array of Irish football people, including Stephen Kenny, John O’Shea and the great hope Nathan Collins.
All time
# northern lights
Creggan end 67-year wait in Antrim, Clann Éireann win first Armagh crown in 58 years
In Cavan, Ramor United were crowned senior football champions for a fifth time.
# northern lights
'Are we a better team than Leinster? Are we good enough? We can do it, definitely'
Dan McFarland and Ulster’s attention switched to the RDS immediately after last night’s win over Munster.
# Aurora Borealis
Northern Lights visible from Ireland this week - and tonight's the best time to see them
The lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are expected to be visible from all over the country.
# northern lights
McFarland thrilled as Ulster produce their best when they needed it most
The province booked a home Pro14 quarter-final with a big away win over Edinburgh last night.
# northern lights
'We ask for that 'fight for every inch' mentality': McFarland's Ulster walking the walk
Ulster are in Port Elizabeth for the first stop on their South African mini-tour.
# rare occurrence
Keep watch - the Northern Lights could be on display in Ireland's skies this weekend
That’s according to Astronomy Ireland.
# northern lights
Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth ended up in a gripping play-off last night
World number one Johnson believes he’s finally recaptured his best form after winning the Northern Trust.
# northern lights
Northern Ireland keep qualification dream on track with big win against Norway
Jamie Ward and Conor Washington got the goals in Windsor Park this evening.
# northern lights
Ignored by his club, Kyle Lafferty's remarkable form for his country continued tonight
Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland easily got the better of Azerbaijan in their World Cup qualifier.
# on display
Look up - the Northern Lights could be on display in Ireland's skies tonight
That’s according to Astronomy Ireland.
# northern lights
Will Grigg's on fire! Wigan striker named in Northern Ireland's extended Euros squad
Michael O’Neill’s side host Belarus in Belfast on 27 May.
# northern lights
Ulster trounce Leinster to tighten their grip on Pro12 semi-final spot
An impressive performance saw Les Kiss’s side narrowly miss out on a bonus point.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space
# northern lights
Crossmaglen close in on 11th Ulster title - but Hughes and Scotstown stand in their way
Familiar faces as Cross book their place in the Ulster football final.
# Aurora Borealis
PHOTOS: Your gorgeous shots of The Northern Lights
# Aurora
The best place to see the Northern Lights? From space...
The timelapse was taken during a sunrise.
# At This time of year?
Seen in Ireland: Gorgeous pictures of the Northern Lights
And it was lovely.
# Radiation
This solar flare put on a better show than any Christmas lights
# Wanderlust
11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous
Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.
# All of the Lights
Look up! The Northern Lights will be visible over Ireland tonight
The Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time of day? In this part of the country?
# northern lights
Murphy in the dark about McHugh comeback rumours - but says 'the door is always open'
Donegal captain says Jim McGuinness hasn’t lost any of his enthusiasm or energy since taking on his new role at Celtic.
# Aurora Borealis
A hint of the Northern Lights in Donegal last night
Nice view sham.
# All of the Lights
Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora
Good work, science.
# Wow
Photos: Look at how the Aurora Borealis lit up the sky last night
# unfair city
These devastated Dubliners couldn't see any Northern Lights last night
T’was a roarin’ shame so it was, Joe.
# Aurora Borealis
Incredible time lapse video of the Northern Lights
It’s looking like a beautiful day…
# Aurora Borealis
Want to see the Northern Lights in Ireland? Here's what to do
Here’s a guide to what sites to check to see whether or not you have a chance of spotting the Aurora Borealis over Ireland.
# Light up
Northern Lights are still stunning in Donegal
Adam Rory Porter continues scanning the skies over Inishowen for aurora borealis.
# northern lights
PICS: Stunning Aurora Borealis over Inishowen, Co Donegal
We thought you could all do with a bit of a pick-me-up this morning. Will this do?
# wowsers
Got the Monday blues? This amazing video might help
Or at least take your mind off things.
# ireland by night
Check out this incredible photo of night-time Ireland from space
# northern lights
VIDEO: McCartan bids to end 'long famine for Down' in Ulster final
The Mourneside manager along with his opposite number Jim McGuinness are hoping for a big performance in Clones tomorrow.
# payoff
Sold out: Unprecedented demand for Irish Open at Royal Portrush
The tournament is being held in Northern Ireland for the first time since 1953, and the sport’s popularity is self evident.
# shine on
Last night in Donegal... starring the aurora borealis reader Paul Doherty captured the Northern Lights in their pomp over the northwest last evening…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# northern lights
Northern Lights could be seen over Ireland tonight...
…And tomorrow night, if we’re lucky, Astronomy Ireland says. So what do you need to see the aurora borealis? We let you know inside.