#LoveWhereYouLive and check out our top 5 Instagram nature posts…

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Many of the photographs have been shared with us by locals, who capture the images while out-and-about in their area.

Here’s five of our top nature images since the start of 2021, enjoy…and remember to share your nature pictures with us from across Tallaght, Clondalkin, Lucan and Ballyfermot.  


This bright and beautiful picture of Kiltipper Park was taken in January by local photographer @persianartmis 


This hardy little cowslip was spotted in bloom on the Old Bawn Road in late January


This beautiful mandarin duck was enjoying some spring sun as it paddled around the lake at Rathfarnham Castle in early February. Pic: Tommy O'Neill

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Tallaght may not have woken up to forecasted snow on the morning of February 11 but this beautiful sunrise helped thaw out any disappointment

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This pair of swans was photographed by local resident Tommy O'Neill in Sean Walsh Park in February, and just in time for Valentine's Day.

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