County Antrim

Antrim is county located in the Northern part of Ireland. About a mile from it, the county takes you to the 10th century with some of the famous Irish round towers. Close to the towers, you can jump in time to the prehistoric ages with what’s known as “Witches’ Stone.” Antrim is also known for its notable castles including Antrim Castle, Shane’s Castle, Carrickfergus Castle, Red Bay Castle, and Glenarm Castle.

Amazing Parks in Ireland: Must Visit Parks for Tourists and Locals

St Stephens Green Dublin, County Dublin
Looking for amazing things to do this Summer? Well, we've created a list of all the best parks in Ireland for you to enjoy when the Irish sunshine appears. After all, the parks in Ireland offer some of the most beautiful spots to enjoy...

Troubled Soil: Islandmagee’s Hidden History

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Hidden in the rocky hills of County Antrim’s east coast lies Islandmagee, a grassy peninsula town epicentre to the nearby ports of Larne and Whitehead. Sparsely populated and distant from the glaring lights of Belfast city, the town’s coastal areas are widely visited by...

Live Music in Belfast: A Local’s Guide to Entertainment

Live music nights are essential to get a true sense of Belfast’s history and culture. Being a social hub with a never-ending buzz of life, the live music scene offers a different kind of night out – from Irish traditional to new artists, you...

Art Galleries in Belfast: A Local’s Guide to Must-See Attractions

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Which art galleries in Belfast are a must for visitors? Belfast has been long associated with the famous ocean liner Titanic, but the increasingly popular tourist spot has more to offer including a thriving arts scene.Being a city with such a rich and colourful...

Things To Do in Portrush: Attractions and Activities on the North West Coast

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Exploring Portrush: A Guide For Entertainment-Seekers Things to do in Portrush? Portrush is a relatively large town that's perfect for tourists to explore and discover thanks to its great coastal setting.PLUS, plenty of attractions and activities, a wide range of restaurants and local beaches offer...

The Famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Carrick-a-rede, Northern Ireland
Located near the town of Ballintoy in the beautiful County Antrim lies the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge sways 30 metres above the glistening ocean waves that has been around for over 250 years. The rope bridge is owned and maintained...

The Gobbins: Europe’s Most Dramatic Cliff Path

Views from The Gobbins
Northern Ireland is filled with my amazing attractions but one that is very unique and considered as one of the most dramatic cliffs walks in Europe is 'The Gobbins'. The Gobbins is a spectacular cliff path located in Islandmagee, County Antrim along the Causeway ...

Best Places to Enjoy Pancakes in Belfast

Best Places to enjoy pancakes in Belfast
As pancake Tuesday or Strove Day fast approaches on the 5th of March, we thought we would share some of the best places in Belfast to enjoy delicious pancakes. That’s if you don’t fancy making your own, it’s always nice to go out and...

Fun Things to do in Northern Ireland

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There are many amazing reasons why you should visit Northern Ireland. It is steeped in great history, culture and has many unforgettable attractions. If you're looking for a country that’s full of fun then you'll be greatly surprised by what Northern Ireland has to...

Belfast Street Art: A Tour Around the Cathedral Quarter (and Beyond)

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Belfast's Stunning Street Art: a Tour Around the Art of Belfast City The street art of Belfast conveys a huge amount of history and present-day cultural expression through some very intricate and stunning street art.ProfileTree placement student Daire Cullen takes us on a tour of...