where the land meets the sea

Tag archive

Maps

Chester: Can anyone tell me where is the Port?

in Featured/Irish Sea Ports

I have made two quick visits to Chester. It is such a lovely city. Chester Rows, the Roman Walls, the Amphitheatre, Grosvenor Park, and the Canal Basins (and apparently there is even a Zoo!). But there was one thing that I could not find…… the Port! For hundreds of years before the prominence of Liverpool, Chester was…

Keep Reading

Land-bridge between Ireland and Britain

in Uncategorized
Landbridge - Britain and Ireland

It is believed that there was a land-bridge connecting the south-east of Ireland to the south of England – this existed before humans arrived in Ireland. I mentioned this previously in the post related to the birth of the Irish Sea – where during the Ice Age there existed a freshwater late before it was…

Keep Reading

The Irish Sea is Born

in Uncategorized
Irish Sea Dublin

It was 20 millions years ago that Britain and Ireland ended up where they are now.  Almost 300 million years before that, the super continent Gondwanaland had began to separate in a north-south movement. Then 100 million years ago this shifted a an east-west separation, and by 40 million years ago the Atlantic Ocean was…

Keep Reading

North Bull, South Bull

in Uncategorized
North Bull, South Bull - Dublin

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Praesent ultricies vel lorem malesuada maximus. Curabitur dapibus nisl ut lorem cursus laoreet. Proin viverra elit vel ipsum aliquam convallis. Vestibulum pulvinar, tortor nec viverra vestibulum, augue orci aliquam nibh, tristique tempus libero neque non nisi.

Keep Reading

Go to Top