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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# orionid

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# orionid
Hundreds of shooting stars set to light up Irish skies tonight due to Halley's Comet debris
Previous years have seen dozens of shooting stars pass within an hour.
# Meteor Shower
Meteor shower to pass over Ireland tonight
The Orionid meteors will be visible to all – no special equipment required – and Astronomy Ireland describes the event as “a beautiful display of celestial fireworks”.