The Unique Giant's Causeway - Northern Ireland

Vatic Note:  Its amazing what these ancient people have created that have lasted thousands of years, and we live in a plastic society, with trash, and nothing beyond a few years real life.   I keep wondering how they did it.  I try to imagine, but all I can come up with is either slavery, or religious commitment beyond anything we can imagine.

The legends are also an interesting part of Irelands history, and myths usually have some basis in fact, but are dressed in language that the uneducated masses could relate to, rather than the unavailable facts.   The Fin McCool legend interested me because to some degree it is supported by Genesis 6 of the Bible where it talks about the Nifilim, who were giants and the story of David fighting Goliath.

We also know the Irish were the seafarers of the Basque of Northern Spain and Southern France, who, by ship, migrated to Ireland and the Basque have the highest percentage of RH negative blood as a group on the planet, so is that also a connection?  I don't know.   That is the problem with that far back ancient history.   I also keep thinking about Easter Island and the giant stone statues that are there that are also ancient and mysterious.

Like I always say, "Its amazing what we did not and do not know about history".
Watch both videos and you decide.

The Unique Giant's Causeway - Northern Ireland 
Uploaded by Shackred on Aug 28, 2011

The Giant's Causeway is an area of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns resulting from a volcanic eruption.

The Giant's Causeway (or Irish: Clochán na bhFómharach) is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is located in County Antrim, on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about two miles (3 km) north 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.

In a 2005 poll of Radio Times readers, the Giant's Causeway was named as the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea. Most of the columns are hexagonal, although there are also some with four, five, seven and eight sides. The tallest are about 12 metres (36 ft) high, and the solidified lava in the cliffs is 28 metres thick in places.

The Giant's Causeway is today owned and managed by the National Trust and it is the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland.

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