We walked Dún Laoghaire pier before 9 and were rewarded by the diving of gannets and terns into the slack tide.
The mean tidal range in the harbour is about 3 m while the difference between the lowest and highest astronomical tides is recorded as 4.7 metres. An amazing feat of engineering, this was in 1842 the largest man-made harbour in western Europe.
Then I moved a few kilometres south to watch people fishing from Dillons Park. Constant change is the reality of living by the sea.[Read more…] about Thursday