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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Take a break from Budget 2012 with our snowy slideshow

Some suitably seasonal snaps of the snow that struck parts of Northern Ireland, Scotland and England recently.

THE RECENT DROP in temperatures has led to some snow showers and ice spells across parts of northern England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

From snowy sheep in the Glens of Co Antrim to plumped-up robins in Hexham, England, take a break from Budget 2012 with this snowy slideshow:

Take a break from Budget 2012 with our snowy slideshow
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    A plump robin sits on a snow covered branch in Allenheads, Hexham, England. (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)
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    A butterfly sits on red berries between snow showers in the Scottish Borders. (David Cheskin/PA Wire)
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    Racehorses on the gallops at Middleham in the north of England. (John Giles/PA Wire)
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    The sun rising yesterday morning over Tynemouth, England amid snow forecasts for the north of England. (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)
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    Another puffed-up robin sitting on a branch in Hexham, England. (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)
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    Snowy sheep on the hills above the Glens in Co Antrim. (Paul Faith/PA Wire)
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    A winter scene from the Glens in Co Antrim. (Paul Faith/PA Wire)
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    A woman walks her dog through the snow in Allenheads, Hexham, England. (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

Have you seen snow in your area this winter? Send your snowy snaps to tips@thejournal.ie

In photos: Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010 >

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