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The Northern Lights

January – February – March 2017, Inishowen 

Follow this link for more details: www.visitinishowen.com

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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

Image courtesy of Inishowen Tourism

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.

 

Read: Wild Aurora Camping in Donegal

 

For more information contact: Inishowen Tourism

Tel: +353 (0)74 936 2600

E-mail: info@visitinishowen.com

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