Bogs are alive with dinosaurs
Could it be Finn McCool? Is it Bigfoot? Google Earth features an aerial image of what looks like a giant footprint in the Burren and the country's nimblest minds leap to the obvious conclusion: the track must have been made by a mythical creature. There is none so blind as those who see monsters everywhere.
Fortunately, the not-very-mysterious mystery was solved last week when scientists in Clare identified the 'footprint' -- a 100-metre by 30-metre indentation -- as a locally common geological quirk formed by dissolving limestone.
Thankfully, some people do know the difference between their arse and a hole in the ground.