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IN PICTURES: Massive litter clean-up at the Giant’s Causeway

May 3 2019

Volunteers help clean up rubbish around the coastline of the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland. Swimmers, jet skis and small boats all helped to reach bays at the bottom of steep cliffs close to the Unesco World Heritage Site. It was the National Trust's third litter pick at sea in the area which is teeming with wildlife from pods of dolphins to breeding seabirds, porpoises and even the occasional orca.


IN PICTURES: St Andrews University annual May Day dip

May 1 2019

Students from St Andrews University celebrated the start of a new month by taking part in the traditional May Day dip into the North Sea earlier this morning. The university says the May Day Dip is believed to promote good luck in exams.     


IN PICTURES: St Patrick’s Day 2019 celebrated around the world

March 17 2019

Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated around the world on St. Patrick’s Day. According to legend Saint Patrick used the three-leaved shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans in the 5th-century after becoming a Christian missionary.