Friday, March 16, 2012

St. Patrick's Day: Geology, Sociology and History from the Tribal Homeland

Summit of Croagh Patrick

Fault shear at ancient suture zone at the base of Croagh Patrick

Close up of shear - almost felt like I was in the Northwest Cascades

Derry or Londonderry - just use the right name depending on the company

Derry street

Bloody Sunday drastically changed the views of many

My full name is Daniel Phelan McShane
Classic green scene

Monument on the road to Delphi 
Site where dozens starved while seeking help from wealthy land owners
Over a space of a few decades the population of Ireland was halved.
The presence of the period is still felt

The area of the monument viewed from above

Lonely ridge line above the west coast

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