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Astronaut sends wonderful Irish St. Patrick's Day greeting from space

Spot the lad in the green hat.
Mar 18th 2014, 8:21 AM 2,807 2

MOVE OVER HADFIELD, there’s a new snap-happy astronaut on the scene. NASA astronaut Douglas H. Wheelcock tweeted this lovely Patrick’s Day greeting from the International Space Station, including a photo he’d previously snapped of our isle at night.


Bi7nHp3CcAA-Abu Source: Douglas H. Wheelock

If you prefer your heights a little lower, Ely restaurants tweeted this photo from the sky. We’re sure Temple Bar is only responsible for about 80% of those Dublin lights. Aren’t we only gorgeous?

Bi8bZyUIcAAxmbl Source: Ely Wine Bars

Roundup of St Patrick’s Day as seen through the Temple Bar live camera>

Stunning pictures of cloud formations over the east of Ireland>

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