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  • BelfastCapital and largest City in Northern Ireland. Belfast saw some worst of the Troubles, the civil conflict between the Roman Catholics and the Protestant population. The past and present religious and political divisions can still be seen on the Posted by Steffi Kay in Island of Ireland | Jun 21, 2020
  • 9-15-19Today we slept in and enjoyed a nice relaxing morning. I went outdoors and enjoyed our hosts gardens and visited with the chickens. We headed to a nearby town for a late lunch and went to the beach. Drove out Posted by Mystic Explorer in Mystic Explorer | Sep 15, 2019
  • 9-14-19Headed out from Slieve League and followed Wild Atlantic Waterway along coast and thru the mountains. Unbelievable views of water and land. Some of the smallest roads yet but Jai handles them like a racecar driver. We made it Posted by Mystic Explorer in Mystic Explorer | Sep 15, 2019
  • Day 3: McCools Kick at Mud + Digging Seamus HeaneySo, where were we? Attempting to recall Day 3 of this whirlwind trip, I begin this entry in Galway, expecting I’ll only complete a few paragraphs before we launch ourselves back along the Southwest coast in our trusty Renault. Day 3 Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Aug 5, 2018
  • Giant's CausewayWe woke up extra early today (according to Matt haha) to join a Game of Thrones tour! Roughly 80% of the show's filming takes place in Belfast around the country and even their filming studios, so we were able to Posted by rniewiada in Ireland 2018 | Jul 21, 2018
  • Near, Far, Wherever you areThe first thing we chose to do today was visit the Titanic Museum in Belfast (where the Titanic was actually constructed). The entry ticket was a whopping £18.50 = $24 a person!! Sorry, what kind of museum is worth $24?!?!?! Posted by rniewiada in Ireland 2018 | Jul 20, 2018
  • Mr. & Mrs. FancypantsToday, we drove into Derry and were welcomed by a wonderful Airbnb host. David was so personable, had a dog (!!) and baked us homemade banana bread for breakfast. I tell you, if you have yet to use Airbnb, it Posted by rniewiada in Ireland 2018 | Jul 19, 2018
  • Nothern Ireland in one dayToday we make the crossing to Northern Ireland, starting with Derry. Derry is a walled city and actually that’s it, the wall and it’s gates are nice but not much else to see so Posted by Stefmuts in Adventures by Stef | Jun 5, 2018
  • August 16, 2011, Day 10Barely made breakfast before the 10am close...traveling can wear you out. Did some research on Belfast tours since we really only have one day here. Belfast is quite different than Dublin. Dublin appears to be very old, very quaint, Posted by stevencavalli07 in Ireland/Scotland August 2011 | Dec 13, 2017
  • Lough SwilleyThe beautiful house we have been staying in at James Buchanan brothers house, cruising Lough Swilley on Marks boat the Navy Lady, prosecco kept cool in the fishing bucket, hot chips and laughs [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/899664/IMG_6221.jpg Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 18, 2017
  • Giants causeway and other beautiful spotsThe giants causeway is an amazing coastline with tasselated rock formations [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/899664/IM Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 16, 2017
  • UsJust a couple of photos taken the other night in a lovely old pub [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/899664/IMG_1185.jpg Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 16, 2017
  • Stone circlesPre historic stone circles [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.co Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 16, 2017
  • ArmaghArmagh is where the Kane side of Lindesay's name are from. The cathedral is St Patricks, St Patrick built his church on this site in 445ad [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/899664/IMG_6116.jpg thumb=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/899664/thum Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 16, 2017
  • Lindesay manorWhen we arrived in Ireland we went to the ancestral manor house of the Lindesay's, we weren't sure if we would even be allowed to drive in as it is now an agriculural college. But we drove in,no-one seemed Posted by Annebk in Anne & Lindesay Europe 2017 | Sep 16, 2017
  • Céad míle fáilte!Today is one of the reasons why I love to travel. Exposure to different people, different ways, getting close to moments in history you only read about in the news, it all sets you back on your heels sometimes Posted by imalazyj in G^2 Adventures | Jul 20, 2017
  • Sail Away on the Irish SeaAs we sail across the Irish Sea to Holyhead, Wales, I know for certain that we will return to this isle of green some day. We were told that the people of Ireland would be friendly but that can't Posted by beachbuddies in Travel Tales of Three Little Suitcases | Jul 18, 2017
  • Is Anybody Hungry?We were lucky to have a tour with Wendy from Causeway Coast Foodie Tours. It was to be a group tour but because of the Irish Open, it was only us. How lucky was that? At each stop we Posted by beachbuddies in Travel Tales of Three Little Suitcases | Jul 18, 2017
  • A Wee Adventure in Northern Ireland We were lucky enough to have Mark as a guide, travelling from Belfast across the fabulous Causeway Coastal route and the Glens of Antrim. We met charming Irish folk and loved every soggy moment. Today was the day for typical Posted by beachbuddies in Travel Tales of Three Little Suitcases | Jul 9, 2017
  • A Wee Walk and Some Irish Magic Over a million visitors came to see the incredible Giant's Causeway last year. Add a wee walk, on a beautiful sunny day, along the cliff-top path to reach these basalt stones and then y Posted by beachbuddies in Travel Tales of Three Little Suitcases | Jul 8, 2017
  • Belfast.....a troubled city and the Titanic MuseumWe headed up to Belfast for a quick look around. We were wanting to do a Black Cab Tour- where a local takes you around the Falls (Catholic side) and the Shankill (Protestants) and show you the policitical murals Posted by Jochester71 in Ireland, Bordeaux,Champagne and Fat Duck | Jun 5, 2017
  • 30-31 May Belfast to BallymoneyArrived Ballymoney a small town of about 10,000. Staying at a B&B with a lady named "Elaine". The weather was a bit how you going. Cloudy and a cold wind with a bit of rain. We had a Posted by emgob65 in Obriens in UK and Ireland | May 31, 2017
  • 28-29 May Glasgow to BelfastTwas a slow day of travel. We left Loch Lomand and went to Erskine where we found a Catholic Church and went to Mass. They had two guitarists, 2 clarinets, and singers! A modern style of church - semi Posted by emgob65 in Obriens in UK and Ireland | May 29, 2017
  • Northern Ireland and DublinAfter a pleasant drive through countryside that reminded us very much of home we reached our destination of Portrush in Northern Ireland. [i Posted by denis.lynelle in Lynelle & Denis | Mar 31, 2017
  • Day 5: Scenes from the Big BelfastDay 5 began in similar fashion to its immediate predecessor, as I sleep in somewhat late. (Three sleepy cheers for solo travel. Maybe yawns.) But this would be a day of some ambition, traveling to Belfast, where I had [[http://coolmcjourneys.travellerspoi Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Aug 1, 2016
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