An Irishman’s dashcam happened to capture stunning footage of a meteor flying through the night sky.

Sean Linehan was driving around Banteer, Co Cork, around 7pm on Monday, October 28 when he saw the green glowing orb traveling at a high speed across the dark night sky, reports The Irish Post.

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Luckily, his dashcam inadvertently recorded the event, which Linehan posted to Twitter.

“Just caught this on my dashcam outside Banteer, Cork,” he wrote, describing the “bright meteor” as a “fireball flashing across the sky.”

@CorkSafetyAlert @rtenews @Corks96FM Just caught this on my dashcam outside Banteer, Cork. Bright meteor/fireball flashing across the sky. Footage doesn't do it justice, very cool. #greatballsoffire pic.twitter.com/87ey9nvuhH

— Sean linehan (@LinehanSean) October 28, 2019

“Footage doesn’t do it justice, very cool,” he added.

According to Astronomy Ireland, meteor showers have been reported across Clare, Cork, Athlone, Fermanagh and Mayo.

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Astronomy Ireland later confirmed another fireball was spotted at about 10:50pm that same evening.

An Irishman driving in Co Cork captured footage of a meteor traveling across the night sky.iStock/Getty Images