RIVULETS run into rock pools, crevices fill and open expanses of sand are quickly inundated. Limp strands of seaweed rise from where they nestle to sway in the current and mussel-gatherers lift their bags and retreat to dry land.
On more exposed beaches the ebb and flow of the tide is barely tangible and only becomes apparent gradually. But the rate at which the sea flows back into Carlingford Lough after low tide is astounding – in the space of just minutes it seems to fill up again.
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