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The Northern Lights

January – February – March 2014, Inishowen

The Northern Lights

The sun has a “heartbeat” every 11 years or so — known as the solar cycle — and when it erupts charged particles blast into space and are sucked into the North Pole.

Northern Lights

These explosions react with the earth’s atmosphere, sparking great swathes of coloured light.

Between now and the equinox in March is being tipped as the best opportunity in Ireland for more than ten years. Popular spots for viewing the Nothern Lights in Donegal include Ballyliffin and Malin Head.

Contact: Inishowen Tourism

Tel: 00353 74 9362600


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