The Giant's CausewayThe Giant
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Product description:The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption It is also known as Clochn an Aifir or Clochn na bhFomhrach in Irish and tha Giant's Causey in Ulster-Scots.] It is located in County Antrim on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about three miles (4.8 km) northeast of the town of Bushmills. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, and a national nature reserve in 1987 by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland. The Legend, The legend tells us that the Irish Giant Finn McCool had a rival - a Scottish giant named Benandonner. Finn McCool decided to build a causeway to Scotland so that he could challenge his adversary in battle. When the work was completed, the causeway stretched from North Antrim to Staffa. Bennandonner accepted the invitation to walk over to Ireland and fight for supremacy. As Benandonner appeared over the horizon, Finn McCool realised in horror that he had taken on a rival much bigger than himself. He ran home to his wife, Oonagh. What to do? The quick thinking Oonagh disguised Finn as a baby and made him curl up in an enormous cradle. Benandonner - faced with the sight of this huge child took fright at the thought of the size of his father and fled back to Scotland tearing up the causeway in his wake.
 
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The Giant's Causeway

Paintings by Ireland Sculptured with tubes of passion

Artwork Description: The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption It is also known as Clochn an Aifir or Clochn na bhFomhrach in Irish and tha Giant's Causey in Ulster-Scots.]

It is located in County Antrim on the northeast coast of ...
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Conor was born in Cork Ireland, and is presently living in West Cork Ireland. He loves the Land and Seascape of his country and some of life's little pleasures which he has included in his gallery. A lot of his work is in Impasto, this reflects the rich texture of the Irish landscape and especially the rugged landscape of the West Coast of Ireland I hope you find some enjoyment in my works, and welcome home. Thank you so much for stopping by, Conor read more