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In Killarney this morning, the day long Fourth of July celebration began bright and early, as the American and Irish flags were raised, in a special ceremony at the town hall.

USA flag

Visitors and locals were treated to a combination of local choirs, who performed the Star Spangled Banner and the Irish national anthem.

This is the third year of this early morning event, known as the Dawn Chorus.

Sean Hurley reports: