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Famous People of Northern Ireland
There are many different animals in Ireland such as; Badgers, foxes, stoats, red deer, irish hare, european hare, hedghog., european rabbit, grey and red squirrels, Bank voles,Field mice, brown and black rats, shrews, bats, otters, mink, grey seal, porpioses, whales, and dolphins.
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Lough Neagh, in Ulster is thebiggest lake in Ireland. Legend has it that a giant was fighting with another in Scotland, and enraged, scooped out a lump ofearth, which he threw. It fell into the ocean, creating the Isle of Man,while the hole filled up with water to become Lough Neagh. Other large lakes include Lough Erne and Lough Corrib. (See the list of Irish loughs.)
Ireland Country Profile - National Geographic Kids
The oldest known Irish rock is about 1.7 billion years old and is found on the island of Inishtrahull off the coast ofCounty Donegal. In other parts of Donegal, scientists have discoveredrocks that began life as glacial deposits, demonstrating that at this early period,part of what was to become Ireland was in the grip of an ice age. However, because ofthe effects of later upheavals, it is almost impossible to sequence these early rock layers correctly.
Geography,Government,History,Ireland - Infoplease
Irish culture has many different meanings. There is no set definition of Irish culture but there are a few symbols which are unique to Ireland. Ireland is often called the ‘land of saints and scholars’ referring to the golden age of monastic learning, or ‘the emerald isle’ referring to the green landscape.
Northern Ireland Geology - Dolerite
Cork is Ireland's second largest city; the picturesque center of town is located on an island in the Lee River. Galway, a university town located on Galway Bay in western Ireland, is noted for its festivals and nightlife.