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Ireland county map

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miscellaneous blogs

EARLY INVADERS | Invading Ireland: The Valentia Island Vertebrate and the Move on to Land

Early Invaders Acanthostega life reconst

Acanthostega life reconstruction
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Acanthostega_model.jpg

Attribution/Licence: By Dr. Günter Bechly [CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Laurussia map
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Early Invaders Laurussia map CC WI tnail

Valentia Island vertebrate footprints
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tetrapod_tracks_-_geograph.org.uk_-_769840.jpg
Attribution: Dafydd Humphreys / Tetrapod tracks
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Early Invaders Valentia Island tetrapod

Pederpes life reconstruction
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pederpes22small.jpg
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IRELAND'S REPTILES | Serpentia in Absentia: Why There Are No Snakes in Ireland

Saint Patrick statue
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Female Zootoca vivipara
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Attribution: Aardwolf6886 on Flickr
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Boa constrictor
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Attribution/Licence: By marcodede [CC BY 2.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Slow worm (Anguis fragilis)
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Attribution/Licence: By Thomas Brown (Slow Worm (Anguis fragilis)Uploaded by mgiganteus) [CC BY 2.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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IRISH SURNAMES | It's All in a Name: Six Nations Rugby Victory

Irish Surnames Vikings in battle reenact

Vikings in battle reenactment
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/jcubic/35642739333/in/photostream/
Attribution: Jakub Jankiewicz
Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

human evolution

Walking the Path to Humanity: The Origins of Bipedalism

Lucy life reconstruction
Image adapted from:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/timevanson/7282890826

Attribution: Tim Evanson
Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Human Evolution Lucy life reconstruction

Lucy skeleton (face on)
Image adapted (removed a figure on either side) from:
https://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soubor:Australopithecus_sediba_and_Lucy.jpg

Attribution: Profberger
Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.cs

Human Evolution Lucy skeleton face on CC
Human Evolution Lucy walking CC black ba

Lucy skeleton walking (side view)
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/ninara/39891955662

Attribution: Ninara on Flickr
Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

'Ardi' (Ardipithecus ramidus skeleton reconstruction)
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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ardipithecus_Gesamt1.jpg
Attribution/Licence: By Ori~ [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

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'Ardi' (Graphic of Ardipithecus ramidus fossils)
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AArdi_skeleton.jpg
Attribution/Licence: By Chartep (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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Sahelanthropus tchadensis life reconstruction 
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sahe_tchadensis.jpg
Attribution/Licence: By TheCarlagas [CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

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Ancient Love: How the Neanderthals Became Ancestors of the Irish

Ancient Love Neanderthal with yellow hea

Neanderthal (cover image)
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/erix/143447820/

Attribution: Erich Ferdinand on Flickr
Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Homo sapiens v Neanderthal skull comparison
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Attribution/Licence: hairymuseummatt (original photo), DrMikeBaxter (derivative work) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Human Evolution Homo sapiens v Neanderth
Ancient Love Neanderthal geographic rang

Neanderthal geographic range
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Attribution/Licence: I, Ryulong [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)]

Denisova Cave
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https://bit.ly/2ZBw447
Attribution/Licence: Демин Алексей Барнаул [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

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Ancient Love Denisova Cave + New locatio

Denisova Cave + New location map
Image adapted from:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Asia_countries.svg
Attribution/Licence: Júlio Reis [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

LAND EVOLUTION

Path of Fire: Formation of the Giant's Causeway

Giant’s Causeway (cover image)
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Attribution: Giuseppe Milo on flickr
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Laurasia & Gondwana map
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Land Evolution Path of Fire Laurasia Gon
Land Evolution Path of Fire Ireland and

Isle of Staffa map
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Location_map_of_British_Isles.png
Attribution/Licence: By Paasikivi [CC BY-SA 4.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Fingal’s Cave
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/r00s/20243627956
Attribution: Rosa Menkman on Flickr
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Land Evolution Path of Fire Fingals Cave

mammal origins

Halloween Special: Bats!

Mammal Origins Palaeochiropteryx Origina

Palaeochiropteryx life reconstruction
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Palaeochiropteryx_Paleoart.jpg
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By Obsidian Soul [CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Mammal Origins Palaeochiropteryx Origina

Palaeochiropteryx life reconstruction
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By Obsidian Soul [CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Bat skeleton from Messel Pit
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/picksfromoutthere/17166468419/in/photostream/
Attribution: Picturepest
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Mammal Origins Bat skeleton Messel Pit a

No Powerful Steed: Ireland's First Horse

Mammal Origins Malaysian forest CC WI tn

Malaysian forest
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Attribution: Bernard Dupont on Flickr
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Horse racing
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Attribution: Florian Christoph on Flickr
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Mammal Origins Horse Racing Ireland CC W
Mammal Origins No Powerful Steed Horse E

Horse evolution from Eocene to Holocene
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AEvolution_du_cheval.gif
Attribution/Licence: By Laurent Nguyen (french translation), Alex brollo (original picture) (Commons) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/), GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

As Small as a Housecat: The Earliest Relative of Ireland's Sheep and Cattle

Diacodexis
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Diacodexis CC.jpg

Mammal evolutionary tree
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:An_evolutionary_tree_of_mammals.jpeg
Attribution/Licence: By Graphodatsky et al. [CC BY 2.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: Graphodatsky, Alexander S; Trifonov, Vladimir A; Stanyon, Roscoe (2011). "The genome diversity and karyotype evolution of mammals". Molecular Cytogenetics 4 (22).

Mammal Origins Mammal Evolutionary tree

A Journey from Land to Sea: The Evolution of Ireland's Whales

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Rodhocetus
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Indohyus

Image adapted from:
https://www.deviantart.com/brokenmachine86/art/Indohyus-and-the-evolution-of-whales--607255115

Attribution/Copyright: BrokenMachine86 (Heraldo Mussolini) on DeviantArt. Reproduced here with his permission.

A Journey from Land to Sea Indohyus reco
A Journey from Land to Sea Pakicetus ske
A Journey from Land to Sea Ambulocetus s

Ambulocetus v Pakicetus skeleton comparison
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pakicetus_Ambulocetus_Skeletons_comparison.jpg

Attribution/Licence: Akrasia25 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

Basilosaurus life reconstruction
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https://www.deviantart.com/paleoguy/art/Basilosaurus-724513237

Attribution/Copyright: PaleoGuy (James Kuether) on DeviantArt. Reproduced here with his permission.

A Journey from Land to Sea Basilosaurus