Reports of meteor sightings over Northwest

This picture of a meteor was taken over Loch Ness in Scotland last night by tourist guide John Alasdair Macdonald
This picture of a meteor was taken over Loch Ness in Scotland last night by tourist guide John Alasdair Macdonald

Astronomy Ireland have confirmed that they have received reports of a meteor sighting over the Northwest last night.

A number of people say they saw the meteor over Co Donegal.

One man in Bridgend saw it, and he believes it may have landed in Lough Foyle.

Chris, from Bridgend described what he saw on todays Shaun Doherty Show:

Meanwhile, Astronomy Ireland are asking anyone who may have seen the meteor last night to go to the website at astronomy.ie.

Dave Moore from Astronomy Ireland says everyone should give their details online: