PHOTOS: The solar eclipse as it happened around Ireland

Did you see it? Are we all temporarily blinded from stealing sneaky glances at the sun even though we weren’t supposed too?

PHOTOS: The solar eclipse as it happened around Ireland

While it was cloudy in many places, parts of the contry had a pretty good view - and lots of people have been sharing their photos and videos of the event on social media

Here's a selection of the best:

The eclipse brought people outside to have a gawk - and, on one train, they shared a funny moment.

Others had to make do with their own homemade version of the event.

While a few were a little underwhelmed by the whole thing.

And while many were taken in by this stunning image - supposedly taken from the International Space Station. Unfortunately. it's an older photoshopped image.

The eclipse from Rathlin Island, taken by Emma McNaul/@EmchipAhoy

So that's it for Solar Eclipse 2015 - see you all back here in 2027!


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