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Ice is back.

Maeve Stone writes:

S’freezin in the Botanical Gardens [Glasnevin, Dublin 9] this afternoon.

Meanwhile…
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Yikes.

Thanks Con Kennedy

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Memorial Park, Islandbridge, Dublin 8

Thanks Dee O’Sullivan

Alternatively…

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Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal this evening.

Thanks Coemgenus

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After a prolonged spell of wind, snow and ice, photographer Marco Korosec climbed Mount Javornik in easterrn Slovenia to capture the otherworldly formations, including meter-long ice spikes on trees and a lookout tower encased in hard rime (formed by high winds and freezing fog).

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Incredible long exposure images of an entirely frozen 20m high waterfall near Bariloche in Patagonia taken last year by Argentinian photographer Guillermo Palavecino

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The natural phenomenon of light pillars in the night sky above Peterborough Ontario, captured just before 2am by photographer Jay Callaghan.

It’s caused by the reflection of light (in this case, moonlight) from ice crystals with near horizontal parallel planar surfaces.

But you knew that.

Below: the night sky above Laramie, Wyoming by Christoph Geisler, Fort Wainwright, Alaska by Joey Holliday. and a sun pillar in San Francisco [Wikimedia Commons])

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Photographed over the last three years by Thomas Zakowski and Tom Gill.

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howmuchThe Tipsy Crow, San Diego, California.

Daniel writes:

I know you guys shock folks with drink prices in Dublin’s “cultural district”, here’s a receipt from San Diego’s “cultural district” (read tourist trap, rip-off district, high overheads area). $4.50 for ice?