North Antrim Coast

So, you have arrived in Northern Ireland and you are keen to start touring. There is so much to see and you don’t want to miss a day. Where do you start? Our favorite tour was the Antrim Coast, also known as the Causeway Coastal Route. We have called the tour, tourism Antrim coast. It …

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Dunseverick Castle

Dunseverick is one of the many ruined castles of Ireland. It is located in county Antrim. Although you can walk between the ruins, many visitors prefer to park at the small car park a short distance away and sight see from there. At first look, the ruins look unspectacular and may give you the impression …

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Kinbane Castle

Kinbane (sometimes called Kenbane) is one of the many Castles of Ireland. Built on a small rock promontory called Kinbane Head extending out into the sea, it is set in a very dramatic location. But like many other castles in Northern Ireland is currently in ruins. It is located about 3 miles (5 km) west …

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Marble Arch Caves

The Marble Arch Caves together with Giants Causeway are the premier geological places of interest in Northern Ireland. They are also one of Europe’s foremost show caves. A visit to the western part of Northern Ireland will be incomplete without a visit to the caves. Marble Arch Cave Facts Here are some useful cave facts. …

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Irish Red Hair

Irish Red Hair – Fact or Fiction? Have you noticed the Irish Red Hair? In another page we explored the stereotype of the black Irish. Here we look at another stereotype. The belief that the people of Ireland (the Republic and Northern Ireland) have raid hair is one of the most common stereotypes about Ireland. The …

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Bangor, County Down

Located within the Belfast metropolitan area, Bangor is a large seaside town in the North Down district of County Down. It is positioned on the southern shore of Belfast Lough on the inlet of the sea. The town is the seat for the east-central Bangor Marina, which holds the Blue Flag status and is one …

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Omagh, County Tyrone

Positioned on the river strule of rivers Drumragh and Camowen, Omagh is a large suburban town of county Tyrone. The town has anglicized its name from Óghmaigh, which in modern Irish is called Ómaigh, which is an Irish word for virgin plain. Omagh is twinned with East Kilbride, a large town in the West Central …

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