Ireland day 0411. Sunday 13 November 2022- Poolbeg High Tide

Ireland day 0411. Sunday 13 November 2022- Poolbeg High Tide
Today’s summary Val had a full work schedule (Museum in the morning and Wonderlights in the evening) today so I took the Dart down to Lansdown Road to join a DWC walk out to the Poolbeg lighthouse on the South Bull Wall.   A fine blustery day out, still feeling very mild.   We decided not to venture as far as the lighthouse as the tide was high and already splashing over the wall at its lowest point.   We were concerned that we might get out to the lighthouse at the end but be unable to get back for a few hours if the tide rose any higher.   As it happened, high tide was shortly after we reached the lowest point on the wall, so we would have been OK.   But I always enjoy this walk and today was no exception.   Good chat, as ever!
Today’s weather Mild and breezy.   Overcast with a few occasional rays of sun but no rain.   Moderate south easterly wind.   Appx 15C
Today’s overview location
(The blue mark shows the location of our route)
Close-up location
(The green line shows where we walked)
(Click button below to download GPX of today’s walk as recorded, or see interactive map at bottom with elevations corrected):
Poolbeg at high tide DWC

(Summary blog only.   Last full blog was Day 0368).


Today’s photos (click to enlarge)

Aviva stadium, Lansdowne Rd.   Derry City were playing Shelbourne in the FAI Cup Final.   Derry won 4-0.   The match was still in full swing as I headed back to the Dart station to get back to Malahide The “Jork Ruler” 9,000 tonne container vessel en route from Waalhaven in the Netherlands to Dublin.   It passed us on its way into the port , as we were halfway down the wall
High tide threatening to cut off the distal end of the South Bull Wall Sunlight over Dun Laoghaire, to the south.   I have to say it’s pleasanter here when the tide is in because at low tide the mud in the south side of Dublin Bay is very smelly
Mobile coffee vendor close to where the south wall meets the mainland at Poolbeg.   The large parrot on his shoulder is very much alive and seems to be great for promoting the business and bringing the punters in
Interactive map

(Elevations corrected at  GPS Visualizer: Assign DEM elevation data to coordinates )

Total distance: 9472 m
Max elevation: 9 m
Min elevation: -2 m
Total climbing: 123 m
Total descent: -120 m
Total time: 03:32:49
Download file: Poolbeg And The Tide compressed corrected.gpx

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