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Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 12 August, 2020

People are raving about the gorgeous purple sky over Dublin this morning

Apocalypse now.

LOOK AT THE sky over Dublin this morning:

Tweet by @Clodagh Coffey Source: Clodagh Coffey/Twitter

More so than usual, social media this morning has been awash with sky pictures of the sunrise over the capital.

Because it was a particularly delightful shade of purple

Tweet by @Jeri Mahon Source: Jeri Mahon/Twitter

And everyone has their own angle on it

Tweet by @Is Mise ❄️ Source: Is Mise ❄️/Twitter

You’d take it for a January morning commute

Tweet by @Jenny Ní Ruiséil Source: Jenny Ní Ruiséil/Twitter

Perfectly Instagrammable

#morning #dublin #pinksky #inlove 💖

A photo posted by rainbow Scorpio Girl🍬🍥🍡🌈⚜🌀🦄♏️ (@gabrielanastace) on

People are only obsessed

Tweet by @Cliona Source: Cliona/Twitter

Having a gawk at it from their office window

Tweet by @John Bennett Source: John Bennett/Twitter

And taking a little longer on their walk in

💗🌤 Dublin sky #dublincity #dublin #city #morning #ireland #sunrise #pinksky #morningcommute

A post shared by Fiona Cunniffe (@fiona_cunniffe) on

Tweet by @Martina Source: Martina/Twitter

“Purple sky in the morning…” is not the start of a popular rhyme, but maybe it should be


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David Elkin

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