Northern Ireland

Northern lights: Aurora delivers beauty and romance

Image copyright Martin McKenna
Image caption It will be a memorable Christmas for Maghera photographer Martin McKenna, who proposed to his girlfriend Roisin Laverty in front of a beautiful aurora display at the Giant's Causeway on Tuesday night.
Image copyright Alistair Hamill
Image caption Alistair Hamill captured the mystery of Dunluce Castle on the north Antrim coast on Christmas Eve
Image copyright Brendan Diver
Image caption Brendan Diver tracked the swirl of the meteorological phenomenon at Clonmany, Inishowen, County Donegal
Image copyright Glenn Miles
Image caption Arms are outstretched to capture any falling stars in this image at Binevenagh Mountain by Glenn Miles
Image copyright Tyler Collins
Image caption Mussenden Temple near Castlerock in County Londonderry was surrounded by a spectacular shimmering of light in this shot by Tyler Collins
Image copyright Martina Gardiner
Image caption No boat crew could fail to be dazzled by the backdrop in this photograph at Dunaff, Inishowen, County Donegal, by Martina Gardiner

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