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#Shooting Stars

# shooting-stars - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Keep an eye: 8 players to watch at the Ashbourne Cup weekend
# Shooting Stars
From The42
# Shooting Stars

Keep an eye: 8 players to watch at the Ashbourne Cup weekend

Feb 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,974 Views 0 Comments

Waterford IT hosts the massive third-level camogie competition – and UL are chasing five-in-a-row.

# shooting-stars - Monday 21 October, 2019

Hundreds of shooting stars set to light up Irish skies tonight due to Halley's Comet debris
# Orionid
# Orionid

Hundreds of shooting stars set to light up Irish skies tonight due to Halley's Comet debris

Oct 21st 2019, 5:44 PM 147,181 Views 29 Comments

Previous years have seen dozens of shooting stars pass within an hour.

# shooting-stars - 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 52,118 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-stars - Sunday 3 March, 2019

O'Shea and Walsh point the way as Kerry beat Monaghan to claim fifth league win
# Shooting Stars
From The42
# Shooting Stars

O'Shea and Walsh point the way as Kerry beat Monaghan to claim fifth league win

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:01 PM 10,357 Views 9 Comments

Peter Keane’s side are on course for a place in the league decider.

# shooting-stars - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Irish stargazers warned the moon may spoil tonight's meteor shower
# Eyes To The Sky
# Eyes To The Sky

Irish stargazers warned the moon may spoil tonight's meteor shower

Aug 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 19,719 Views 23 Comments

The moon at at 80% illumination and could outshine some of the shooting stars as they pass through the sky.

# shooting-stars - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Look out your window tonight - there's a special meteor shower due over Ireland
# Shooting Stars
# Shooting Stars

Look out your window tonight - there's a special meteor shower due over Ireland

Aug 11th 2016, 6:03 AM 34,234 Views 24 Comments

There will be more than double the usual fireball activity associated with the annual Perseid outburst, which begins around 11pm Irish time.

# shooting-stars - Monday 14 December, 2015

Hundreds of shooting stars will be visible over Ireland tonight
# Eyes On The Sky
# Eyes On The Sky

Hundreds of shooting stars will be visible over Ireland tonight

Dec 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 27,700 Views 40 Comments

People viewing from dark rural skies should be able to see one or two shooting stars every minute.

# shooting-stars - Friday 9 October, 2015

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight
# Shooting Stars
# Shooting Stars

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight

Oct 9th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,869 Views 15 Comments

Everyone can join in the viewing, with no equipment necessary.

# shooting-stars - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

There are going to be A LOT of shooting stars in the sky tonight
# Perseids
# Perseids

There are going to be A LOT of shooting stars in the sky tonight

Aug 11th 2015, 3:54 PM 28,731 Views 15 Comments

There is expected to be more than 20 times the average number of shooting stars.

# shooting-stars - Saturday 13 December, 2014

The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight
# The Sky At Night
# The Sky At Night

The "best shooting star shower of the year" is happening tonight

Dec 13th 2014, 7:25 PM 13,703 Views 11 Comments

The event will be seen around Ireland with the naked eye.

# shooting-stars - Monday 11 August, 2014

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star
# Sky At Night
# Sky At Night

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

Aug 11th 2014, 7:47 PM 14,924 Views 3 Comments

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

# shooting-stars - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
# Stargazing
# Stargazing

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Aug 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 854 Views 4 Comments

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.

# shooting-stars - Monday 15 August, 2011

Photograph from Space: the Perseid meteor shower
# What A Shower
# What A Shower

Photograph from Space: the Perseid meteor shower

Aug 15th 2011, 10:29 AM 838 Views 1 Comment

Even if you were lucky enough to see shooting stars over the weekend, you probably didn’t have quite this angle…

# shooting-stars - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Watch the skies for aurora borealis and shooting stars
# SKIES
# SKIES

Watch the skies for aurora borealis and shooting stars

Aug 9th 2011, 12:04 PM 3,265 Views 9 Comments

Increased solar activity means visual treats for star-gazers, with meteor showers and even aurorae visible from Ireland.

# shooting-stars - Sunday 12 December, 2010

Is it a bird? Is it a snowstorm? No - it's a meteor shower
# Astronomy
From The Daily Edge
# Astronomy

Is it a bird? Is it a snowstorm? No - it's a meteor shower

Dec 12th 2010, 4:02 PM 1,081 Views 0 Comments

Keep an eye on the skies for the next two nights: with clear skies forecast, there’s a chance you’ll spot a shooting star.

# shooting-stars - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Ireland to brighten up with meteor shower tonight
# Meteors
# Meteors

Ireland to brighten up with meteor shower tonight

Nov 17th 2010, 4:33 PM 3,597 Views 1 Comment

Shooting stars to put on a show that will be visible to the naked eye.

# shooting-stars - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Meteor shower over Ireland
# Look Up!
From The Daily Edge
# Look Up!

Meteor shower over Ireland

Aug 11th 2010, 4:16 PM 994 Views 0 Comments

Watch the skies over the coming nights to see an amazing display of shooting stars.