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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Geography

All time
# Let's Get Quizzical
QUIZ: Can you name the Irish town from above?
Is it Dunboyne or Dungarvan?
# All-Ireland
Quiz: Can you name this county without its borders?
This is trickier than you think.
# Junior Cert
'The importance hasn't gone away': Calls for geography to be brought back as core subject
Geography was removed as a core subject from the Junior Cert last year.
# Kilauea
Hawaii's Big Island is bracing for a potential volcanic explosion
A total of 17 fissures in the earth have been identified.
# dramatic impact
Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.
# Quiz
Only True Irish Geography Buffs Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz
Get out your Folens Geography textbook for this.
# Never too old
This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week
Denis North is taking the English and Geography exams at Kennedy College, New Ross.
# under the sea
Welcome to Zealandia: Scientists reveal 'Earth's hidden continent'
They want the landmass recognised as a continent.
# clintz'n'grikes
12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Geography
Damn. That Karst landscape.
# Quiz
This Quiz Will Determine Whether Or Not You're An Irish Geography Whizz
How will you fare?
# geography test
11 Irish people tried to draw their home counties from memory
How would you do?
# Eruption
Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top
Ash has been spewed for thousands of metres above Mount Anso.
# the principality of tides
PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre 'micronation' off the coast of England
The Principality of Sealand has its own currency, flag, and royal family.
# bleedin' gorgeous
Dublin Bay is now a UNESCO reserve alongside some of the most beautiful places on Earth
The bay is now a UNESCO Biosphere reserves.
# the knowledge
Quiz: How well do you know your way around Dublin?
Do you know your Red Line from your Green Line?
# Geog on
The42's extra tough Leaving Cert Geography quiz
You know your igneous from your sedimentary, so here’s some amps for you to examine.
# mother nature
A 'supertide' has turned this French monastery into an island
It’s usually linked by a narrow causeway. Not today.
# Quiz
Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?
Time to find out if you’re in the wrong place.
QUIZ: Can you tell these countries from the air?
Time to recall all that geography you learned in the two weeks before the Leaving Cert!
Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world
In terms of social geography, street harassment changes the way women experience and use public spaces – it is made smaller, it is limited.
# Quiz
How Well Do You Actually Know Ireland?
Do you know your way around? Take this quiz to find out…
# high noon
So we all know today is the longest day of the year. But exactly how long?
Technically the darkest it gets is very dark twilight.
# clints and grikes
6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school
Karst landscapes forever.
# boobies
Happy National Cleavage Day! Here are 5 fine specimens to celebrate
They’re all natural.
# washington state
Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered
The number of people missing has fluctuated wildly from 18 to 176.
# no peig we promise
The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test
Gather the family. No fighting!
# i feel the earth move
Magnitude 2.6 earthquake off Cork coast rattles doors and confuses locals
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.
# the smarts
5-year-old knows more about Geography than you ever will
Watch and marvel at your lack of knowledge
# that's rank
18 countries that are #1 in an unexpected way
Who are the tallest nation? Who sends you all that spam? Who grows the most potatoes?!
# location fail
Boxer makes critical error by giving a big shout-out to the wrong city
‘San Diego… I mean, San Antonio.’
# school daze
Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic
Lady Gaga on the business paper, horse burgers in the French exam. Gas Al
# Weather
Study: Heat from cities 'affects weather thousands of miles away'
Newly-published research could explain why some regions in the Northern Hemisphere have warmer winters than expected.
# Quiz time
It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!
What does AC/DC stand for? Who discovered the double helix? Do you know?
# if you know...
If you know Dublin (or Cork), you'll know these things...
A Twitter geography test.
# Oral History
River Shannon gets storytelling project
Arts project wants people to relate their tales of Ireland’s longest river and its effect on their lives.
# Geography
After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?
The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?
# State Exams
Day 3: Exam students tackle Geography and Maths papers
Students in the Leaving and Junior Cert will both face papers on Maths and Geography today ahead of a welcomed weekend.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Your Say
Twitty Fit over BBC's British Isles 'slur'
Microbloggers fall out over whether Ireland is a ‘British Isle’. What do you think?