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Dunluce castle, Northern Ireland: Medieval castle ruins near the shipwrecks of the spanish armada Girona and the passenger liner Exmouth

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I don’t have any questions but…I just wanted to thank you for this precious website! I accidentally bumped into it while looking for stuff online and

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Hello, I would like to know how much time to allow to stop by Kinbane Castle, Northern Ireland and take the trail down and back (without lingering). I

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This girl in my history class has red hair and the teacher always looks at her when he says Irish.

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Hi, Just wanted to say I love your page. We will be moving back in a year or so. People can’t believe we want to move there but I constantly miss it.

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Hi,on Silent Valley, are dogs allowed on car park and dam? not hound of the Baskervilles, just a westie. Thanks

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Greetings, Irish soda bread sounds really good to me. Thanks, Brigid

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I’ve been wanting to go to N. Ireland for years and I think I’m gonna take the jump and do it next summer. Your website was so informative. Wanted

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Charming that is what I would call your website, my ancestors are from Ulster counties now in the Republic of Ireland. It would be nice to see a section

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Carrickfergus Castle famous history, meaning of the name and photos from our visit to this great gem of Northern Ireland

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So I went to Ireland for a week and spent most of my days in Belfast. One of the things I got to see was Cave Hill….it was AWESOME!!!! The hike was great

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Ancient Vikings – they came, they conquered, they impacted the history of Ireland. Read about their exploits and influece.

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Glenariff Forest Park – a splendind park in the heart of Antrim

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Carrickfergus Castle Weddings: How to book, whom to contact, what to keep in mind, description of venue, interview with local bride who was married in Carrickfergus Castle

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Belleek Pottery and Belleek Marks – facts you want to know about some of the worlds most famous china

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Translink Northern Ireland has an extensive network of buses and trains for safe and comfortable travel in Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland Travel Attractions – Read about the best places to visit in this fascinating country!

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Drunk driving is prohibited and dealt with seriously by the law in Northern Ireland. If you are a tourist planning to drive in Northern Ireland. Take the following advice very seriously.

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Driving direction in UK – adjustments you have to make to driving on the left, UK Road system, Maps and navigation, Speed limits, how to negotiate roundabouts, and the latest on Seatbelt safety and dr

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Contact us with your suggestions, we would love to know what you think

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Giant’s Causeway by Katrina Muir, Glasgow

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Visiting Fermanagh County, where my grandfather was born & raised before emigrating to St. Croix in the Virgin Islands, we stayed at Dromard House B&B

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Thank you for your webpage of very good information and interesting stuff!! I am travelling to the Republic and Northern Ireland this year and have been

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Love your site, Esther. My husband, my son and I are planning on visiting No. Ireland in the summer. (We need to save money first!). My ancestors are

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Hi Esther I have just read your travel blog on Scarva Village and would just like to update you on the fact that the Tea Rooms are now under new management.

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Love your website. I live in Northern Ireland and had not heard of some of the places to visit – like Kinbane Castle! I read about the Gobbins Path on

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Dear Esther Are you still working with this website? I am so charmed at the (artful)way you have captured a spirit of NI, and its low-key attractions.

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Hey! Hope life is treating you well! While browsing for some travel related content, I came across your blog

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Just discovered your great website while looking for photos of Carlingford. You cover so much information that’s really helpful. I was born in NI and love

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About the author

Originally from Scotland, Colin now resides near the beautiful seaside town of Portstewart on the Causeway Coastal Route. By day he works in IT and by day off he spends much of his time travelling around the Island with his young family, writing about his experiences for many sites both locally and nationally.