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# geography - Sunday 6 September, 2020

QUIZ: Can you name the Irish town from above?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

QUIZ: Can you name the Irish town from above?

Sep 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 71,370 Views 19 Comments

Is it Dunboyne or Dungarvan?

# geography - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Quiz: Can you name this county without its borders?
# All-Ireland
# All-Ireland

Quiz: Can you name this county without its borders?

Jun 25th 2020, 9:30 PM 86,843 Views 35 Comments

This is trickier than you think.

# geography - Monday 25 February, 2019

'The importance hasn't gone away': Calls for geography to be brought back as core subject
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

'The importance hasn't gone away': Calls for geography to be brought back as core subject

Feb 25th 2019, 1:17 PM 16,528 Views 53 Comments

Geography was removed as a core subject from the Junior Cert last year.

# geography - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Hawaii's Big Island is bracing for a potential volcanic explosion
# Kilauea
# Kilauea

Hawaii's Big Island is bracing for a potential volcanic explosion

May 13th 2018, 6:28 PM 18,910 Views 15 Comments

A total of 17 fissures in the earth have been identified.

# geography - Friday 11 August, 2017

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
# Dramatic Impact
# Dramatic Impact

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Aug 11th 2017, 12:43 PM 11,730 Views 75 Comments

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

# geography - Monday 7 August, 2017

Only True Irish Geography Buffs Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Only True Irish Geography Buffs Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz

Aug 7th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,597 Views 4 Comments

Get out your Folens Geography textbook for this.

# geography - Saturday 10 June, 2017

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week
# Never Too Old
# Never Too Old

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week

Jun 10th 2017, 8:15 AM 24,459 Views 72 Comments

Denis North is taking the English and Geography exams at Kennedy College, New Ross.

# geography - Friday 17 February, 2017

Welcome to Zealandia: Scientists reveal 'Earth's hidden continent'
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

Welcome to Zealandia: Scientists reveal 'Earth's hidden continent'

Feb 17th 2017, 10:20 AM 34,773 Views 43 Comments

They want the landmass recognised as a continent.

# geography - Monday 31 October, 2016

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography
# Clintz'n'grikes
From The Daily Edge
# Clintz'n'grikes

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography

Oct 31st 2016, 8:15 PM 5,646 Views 4 Comments

Damn. That Karst landscape.

# geography - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

This Quiz Will Determine Whether Or Not You're An Irish Geography Whizz
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

This Quiz Will Determine Whether Or Not You're An Irish Geography Whizz

Jun 1st 2016, 6:34 PM 21,913 Views 13 Comments

How will you fare?

# geography - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

11 Irish people tried to draw their home counties from memory
# Geography Test
From The Daily Edge
# Geography Test

11 Irish people tried to draw their home counties from memory

Dec 22nd 2015, 5:56 PM 7,945 Views 3 Comments

How would you do?

# geography - Monday 14 September, 2015

Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top
# Eruption
# Eruption

Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top

Sep 14th 2015, 7:19 AM 30,839 Views 11 Comments

Ash has been spewed for thousands of metres above Mount Anso.

# geography - Saturday 27 June, 2015

PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre 'micronation' off the coast of England
# The Principality Of Tides
# The Principality Of Tides

PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre 'micronation' off the coast of England

Jun 27th 2015, 7:00 PM 36,964 Views 17 Comments

The Principality of Sealand has its own currency, flag, and royal family.

# geography - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Dublin Bay is now a UNESCO reserve alongside some of the most beautiful places on Earth
# Bleedin' Gorgeous
# Bleedin' Gorgeous

Dublin Bay is now a UNESCO reserve alongside some of the most beautiful places on Earth

Jun 25th 2015, 3:53 PM 14,680 Views 28 Comments

The bay is now a UNESCO Biosphere reserves.

# geography - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Quiz: How well do you know your way around Dublin?
# The Knowledge
# The Knowledge

Quiz: How well do you know your way around Dublin?

Jun 14th 2015, 10:32 PM 55,313 Views 59 Comments

Do you know your Red Line from your Green Line?

# geography - Friday 5 June, 2015

The42's extra tough Leaving Cert Geography quiz
# Geog On
From The42
# Geog On

The42's extra tough Leaving Cert Geography quiz

Jun 5th 2015, 7:42 PM 15,480 Views 8 Comments

You know your igneous from your sedimentary, so here’s some amps for you to examine.

# geography - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A 'supertide' has turned this French monastery into an island
# Mother Nature
# Mother Nature

A 'supertide' has turned this French monastery into an island

Mar 21st 2015, 2:31 PM 45,777 Views 33 Comments

It’s usually linked by a narrow causeway. Not today.

# geography - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?

Jan 25th 2015, 8:15 PM 89,316 Views 111 Comments

Time to find out if you’re in the wrong place.

# geography - Sunday 4 January, 2015

QUIZ: Can you tell these countries from the air?

QUIZ: Can you tell these countries from the air?

Jan 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 57,585 Views 55 Comments

Time to recall all that geography you learned in the two weeks before the Leaving Cert!

# geography - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world
# Harassment
# Harassment

Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world

Oct 29th 2014, 7:00 PM 668 Views 59 Comments

In terms of social geography, street harassment changes the way women experience and use public spaces – it is made smaller, it is limited.

# geography - Saturday 6 September, 2014

How Well Do You Actually Know Ireland?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Well Do You Actually Know Ireland?

Sep 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 84,586 Views 76 Comments

Do you know your way around? Take this quiz to find out…

# geography - Saturday 21 June, 2014

So we all know today is the longest day of the year. But exactly how long?
# High Noon
# High Noon

So we all know today is the longest day of the year. But exactly how long?

Jun 21st 2014, 10:00 AM 42,702 Views 15 Comments

Technically the darkest it gets is very dark twilight.

# geography - Friday 6 June, 2014

6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school
# Clints And Grikes
From The Daily Edge
# Clints And Grikes

6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school

Jun 6th 2014, 8:44 AM 5,918 Views 11 Comments

Karst landscapes forever.

# geography - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Happy National Cleavage Day! Here are 5 fine specimens to celebrate
# Boobies
From The Daily Edge
# Boobies

Happy National Cleavage Day! Here are 5 fine specimens to celebrate

Mar 27th 2014, 2:37 PM 9,765 Views 15 Comments

They’re all natural.

# geography - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered
# Washington State
# Washington State

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered

Mar 25th 2014, 8:03 AM 8,219 Views 7 Comments

The number of people missing has fluctuated wildly from 18 to 176.

# geography - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test
# No Peig We Promise
From The Daily Edge
# No Peig We Promise

The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test

Dec 25th 2013, 11:00 AM 27,030 Views 29 Comments

Gather the family. No fighting!

# geography - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake off Cork coast rattles doors and confuses locals
# I Feel The Earth Move
# I Feel The Earth Move

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake off Cork coast rattles doors and confuses locals

Dec 4th 2013, 7:09 PM 26,342 Views 91 Comments

The Irish National Seismic Network says that earthquakes around Ireland are usually at a magnitude of about 1.5 or 1.8 so this is definitely more significant.

# geography - Friday 8 November, 2013

5-year-old knows more about Geography than you ever will
# The Smarts
From The Daily Edge
# The Smarts

5-year-old knows more about Geography than you ever will

Nov 8th 2013, 8:30 PM 2,602 Views 3 Comments

Watch and marvel at your lack of knowledge

# geography - Monday 9 September, 2013

18 countries that are #1 in an unexpected way
# That's Rank
From The Daily Edge
# That's Rank

18 countries that are #1 in an unexpected way

Sep 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 31,339 Views 27 Comments

Who are the tallest nation? Who sends you all that spam? Who grows the most potatoes?!

# geography - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Boxer makes critical error by giving a big shout-out to the wrong city
# Location Fail
From The42
# Location Fail

Boxer makes critical error by giving a big shout-out to the wrong city

Jul 28th 2013, 5:48 PM 4,041 Views 2 Comments

‘San Diego… I mean, San Antonio.’

# geography - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic

Jun 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,900 Views 4 Comments

Lady Gaga on the business paper, horse burgers in the French exam. Gas Al

# geography - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Study: Heat from cities 'affects weather thousands of miles away'
# Weather
# Weather

Study: Heat from cities 'affects weather thousands of miles away'

Jan 27th 2013, 6:52 PM 9,628 Views 24 Comments

Newly-published research could explain why some regions in the Northern Hemisphere have warmer winters than expected.

# geography - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!
# Quiz Time
# Quiz Time

It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!

Dec 26th 2012, 10:41 AM 16,004 Views 20 Comments

What does AC/DC stand for? Who discovered the double helix? Do you know?

# geography - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

If you know Dublin (or Cork), you'll know these things...
# If You Know...
From The Daily Edge
# If You Know...

If you know Dublin (or Cork), you'll know these things...

Dec 19th 2012, 10:32 AM 24,165 Views 30 Comments

A Twitter geography test.

# geography - Sunday 9 September, 2012

River Shannon gets storytelling project
# Oral History
# Oral History

River Shannon gets storytelling project

Sep 9th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,435 Views 6 Comments

Arts project wants people to relate their tales of Ireland’s longest river and its effect on their lives.

# geography - Thursday 14 July, 2011

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?
# Geography
From The42
# Geography

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?

Jul 14th 2011, 2:37 PM 462 Views 2 Comments

The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?

# geography - Friday 10 June, 2011

Day 3: Exam students tackle Geography and Maths papers
# State Exams
# State Exams

Day 3: Exam students tackle Geography and Maths papers

Jun 10th 2011, 9:44 AM 1,191 Views 3 Comments

Students in the Leaving and Junior Cert will both face papers on Maths and Geography today ahead of a welcomed weekend.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jun 10th 2011, 8:27 AM 2,833 Views 5 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: New ministers from north and south of the border meet for the first time today; more protests on the way in Syria, and the unthinkable…a Father Ted rip off.

# geography - Saturday 21 May, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

May 21st 2011, 7:59 AM 543 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# geography - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Twitty Fit over BBC's British Isles 'slur'
# Your Say
# Your Say

Twitty Fit over BBC's British Isles 'slur'

Aug 12th 2010, 12:38 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

Microbloggers fall out over whether Ireland is a ‘British Isle’. What do you think?