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Red Bull Heart Over Dun Laoghaire Harbour is Tribute to Front Line Staff

2nd July 2020
A Red Bull heart captured over Dun Laoghaire Marina was  a tribute to pandemic front line staff A Red Bull heart captured over Dun Laoghaire Marina was a tribute to pandemic front line staff Photo: Dun Laoghaire Marina

A 'Red Bull' tribute to Front Line COVID-19 pandemic staff took place over Dublin Bay this afternoon leaving massive heart shapes in the sky over Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

The Red Bull Flyover Project was originally planned for the Bay at 1 pm but instead took place three hours later at 4 pm in fine but cloudy weather.

Two Red Bull formation aircraft operated offshore, east of Poolbeg chimneys and south towards Dun Laoghaire Harbour, generating approx ten hearts.

Two safety RIBs were positioned offshore as well as a Dublin Port Pilot boat to provide support for the stunt.

Heartfelt: Red Bull stunt planes make shapes in the sky over Dublin as a tribute to COVID-19 front line staffHeartfelt: Red Bull stunt planes make shapes in the sky over Dublin as a tribute to COVID-19 front line staff

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