Characteristics of a Biome: Desert Biome

Characteristics of a Biome: Desert Biome   What is a Biome? A biome = a large ecosystem that is characterised by particular animal and plant communities. Biome Example:  Desert biome (Named after its dominant vegetation whose presence is related to the climatic environment). e.g Thar Desert, India Tropical Desert Covers 200 kilometres squared 85% of the Thar Desert is in India, Read More …

The Importance of Culture in Northern Ireland

Describe and explain the importance of culture in defining any region studied by you. (30 marks) 2010 Q4C     Region: Northern Ireland Religion defines and differentiates culture. Two dominant religions in Northern Ireland = Protestant (majority) and Catholicism (minority). Large scale immigration occurred in Ireland during the Plantation of Ireland in the 17th Century. Many of these people came Read More …

Impact of EU Growth on Ireland

Examine the impact of European Union expansion on Ireland’s economy and/or culture. (30 marks) 2006 Q6B     Ireland has experienced a multitude of benefits since it joined the EU in 1973. The impact the EU has had, and is currently having, on Ireland’s economy and culture is very much significant.    The year 2004 saw 10 new member states Read More …

Importance of Culture in a Continental/Sub-Continental Region (India)

Describe and explain the importance of culture in defining regions in a continental/sub-continental region you have studied. (30 marks) 2008 Q5C       India: India is a subcontinental region with a population of 1.3 Billion.  The country gained independence from Britain in 1947. India possesses a cultural diversity due to the migration of Indo-European people, British colonialism and the Read More …

Landform of Deposition: Levees

A Feature of Deposition Levees   My favourite landform of deposition is Levees. I think it’s the most straightforward landform of deposition to learn and the diagram is relatively easy to draw too. Learn off the following 13 SRP’s and you should be able to answer a question regarding a depositional landform on the day of the exam (Leaving Cert).  1. Read More …