The nature of limestone is defined by severe erosion as the carboniferous rock dissolves. This is seen most dramatically in the Burren, where underground rivers, clints, grykes, and erratics lend dramatic consequence to the landscape. Where limestone outcrops occur off the coast the severe erosion is augmented by the power of the sea producing often exotic shapes.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
Remarkable. It’s the only word worth using to describe yesterday’s Leinster Club final. A remarkable way to win a game and equally a remarkable way to lose it. And quite a remarkable end to the GAA season, writes
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
By the time Ella Fitzgerald came to perform at the Cork Jazz Festival in October 1980, she was the well-established and undisputed singing queen of the world jazz scene. Fitzgerald’s stint at Cork Opera House was a welcome boost for the then burgeoning festival, whose organisers shelled out a reported £16,000 for the star.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
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