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The legend of the Giant´s Causeway

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  1. 1. Finn McCool and the legend ofFinn McCool and the legend of the Giantthe Giant’’s Causeways Causeway
  2. 2. The GiantThe Giant’’s Causeways Causeway The Giant’s Causeway is located in County Antrim on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland.
  3. 3. What is it?What is it? The area has approximately 40,000 hexagonal stones, which were formed during a volcano eruption 60 million years ago.
  4. 4. The Legend of Finn McCoolThe Legend of Finn McCool A long, long time ago in IrelandIreland there lived a giant called FinnFinn McCoolMcCool He was very proud to say that he was the biggestbiggest, bravestbravest giantgiant in Ireland No-one in Ireland dared to challenge him
  5. 5. BenandonnerBenandonner However in Scotland there was a giant, much bigger and fiercer called BenandonnerBenandonner He was known as the most fierce,fierce, fearless, bravest,fearless, bravest, and strongestand strongest giant in Scotland.Scotland.
  6. 6. FightFight One day when Finn was going about his daily business, Benandonner began to shout insults from across the sea. In anger Finn lifted a lump of earth and threw it at the giant. He challenged him to a fight. Benandonner threw a rock back at Finn and told him he couldn’t swim.
  7. 7. The CausewayThe Causeway Since Benandonner couldn’t swim and there was no boat big enough to carry a giant, Finn built a huge causeway (a bridge)huge causeway (a bridge) of giant stones across the water so that the Scottish giant could travel across the sea to Ireland.
  8. 8. Benadonner comes to IrelandBenadonner comes to Ireland However when Finn McCool realised how big Benandonner was, he was scared. He knew that Benandonner would kill him. He knew that he couldn’t fight him so ran home to his house He asked his wife Oonagh to hide him
  9. 9. Finn dressed up as a babyFinn dressed up as a baby Luckily Finn’s wife Oonagh was a very intelligent woman. She told Finn not to worry, she dressed him up as a baby and told him to go to the sofa and pretend to sleep there..
  10. 10. Ben arrives furious at FinnBen arrives furious at Finn’’s houses house Ben asked Finn’s wife where he was Oonagh told Ben that Finn was out but invited him in for some tea She told Ben to be quiet and showed him the “baby” (Finn McCool) that was sleeping
  11. 11. Ben cannot believe how big the baby isBen cannot believe how big the baby is He was so shocked at the size of the baby that he ran away “If the baby is huge the father must be extremely GINORMOUS!!” He ran back to Scotland He destroyed the Causeway so that Finn McCool couldn’t find him
  12. 12. GiantGiant’’s Boots Boot On the wayOn the way home he losthome he lost his boothis boot It is still thereIt is still there todaytoday