You can find many fossils in the limestone from the Mississippian, Carboniferous period on this peninsula. Taking loose fossils is allowed, hammering is not.
Northwets of Hook Head turbidite deposits from the upper Cambrian period are exposed in Booley Bay. The deposits contain famous Ediacaran fossils. The collecting possibilities here are unknown.
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Crinoids at Hook Head. Photo: Brenda and Tony Whittaker, Cashel, Ireland
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The cape Hook Head is located at the Irish south east coast.
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Corals, brachiopods, bryozoans and other fossils from the Carboniferous period.
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