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Groomsport: Cockle Cottages and The Eagle Wing

Groomsport is a beautiful, coastal village that captures the imagination.  Situated on the south shore of Belfast Lough, this picturesque little township was originally a small fishing village and is now a hotspot for water...

Castle Ward: The National Trust’s Winterfell

When you spend most of your time in a city in Northern Ireland or are visiting to experience the country for the first time, it can be useful to know that you are never too...

Quiet Streams: The Silent Valley Reservoir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYXSFFtCuOI   Deep in the heart of County Down, an area known as Silent Valley lies nestled between the Mourne Mountains. Silent Valley has breathtaking views over its impressive reservoir that serves the people of County Down...

Taking Back The City | Snow Patrol’s Comeback

Snow Patrol are an alternative rock band from Bangor, County Down. They formed in Dundee, Scotland in 1994 and rose to prominence in the “post-Britpop” era. The band are most famous for their world-renowned track...

Bangor Town: The Open House Festival

Every August, the sleepy, seaside town of Bangor comes alive with excitement and purpose at the arrival of the Open House Festival. With an array of events including music acts, spoken word events, food and...

Royal County Down Golf Club: One of the Oldest Irish Courses

In the seaside town of Newcastle, close to the foot of the Majestic Mourne Mountains, lies the impeccable 'Royal County Down Golf Club'. The course was originally founded in 1889, by a group of Belfast...

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

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...

Castle Ward: A Place with a Remarkable History

One of the main features that entice people to visit Ireland is the many historic castles that are found here, and Castle Ward is one that doesn’t fail to impress. It is a unique 18th...

The Unendowed and Rich History of County Down

Northern Ireland is considered to be one of the most alluring countries in the northern hemisphere. With its various scenery attractions; and no part of it combines as much as the heart of County Down. Consider...
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Exploring Holywood Town – Northern Ireland

Holywood is a town located in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the shore of Belfast Lough, between Belfast and Bangor. The English name Holywood comes from Latin Sanctus Boscus, meaning 'holy wood'. This...
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Downpatrick Town – Places To Visit In Northern Ireland

Downpatrick is a small-sized town and not too big of place that people will spend a lot of time exploring. This small town is located 33 km south of Belfast city in County Down, Northern...
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Ulster Fleadh 2018 – Traditional Irish Music, Songs, and Dance

Ulster Fleadh - A Part of Irish Culture Travelling around Ireland and Northern Ireland means getting introduced to the traditional things associated with the place such as food and music.  Ulster Fleadh is full of traditional...