• Question: Are there any volcanos that can appear in Ireland?

    Asked by TSM_Sid to Tiernan on 16 Nov 2018.
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      Tiernan answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      At the moment, no.
      However, there was a huge amount of volcanic activity about 55 million years ago, when lava spilled out across a large area of what is now northern Ireland, and created the Giant’s Causeway. It’s likely that sometime in the future – millions of years in the future – we’ll see volcanoes again