Enniskillen Northern Ireland 


The name of the town Enniskillen is derived from Inis Ceithleann which can be translated as Ceithlenn’s island, which pays tribute to an Irish legend. It is believed that Ceithleann, who was possibly an ancient Goddess was wounded by an arrow during a battle and made an attempt to swim across the river to safety but never made it to the opposite bank, and safety. Situated in County Fermanagh it is by far the largest town in the county. The oldest building in the town is the stone castle which…

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Belfast Northern Ireland 


The capital city of Northern Ireland Belfast has seen many a transformation in recent years. Much of the city has been redeveloped and there are now a wealth of excellent hotels and restaurants just waiting to welcome visitors to the city. The city itself is filled with incredible buildings highlighting the very best in 19th and 20th century architecture. The River Lagan flows through the centre of the city and then out into the North Channel. The river has for a long time been the life blood of the city…

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Derry Northern Ireland 

Derry (Londonderry)

Derry is a beautiful city filed with Irish charm; it is full of historic buildings and wonderful attractions that delight its visitors from around the world. Situated on the banks of the Foyle River the city is a mixture of the ancient and the contemporary. The city was previously known by the name of Londonderry, and during the troubles the name of Londonderry was constantly being cited on news programmes as being at the heart of IRA activities, leaving the city with a less than friendly image. Since the troubles…

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Lisburn Northern Ireland 


Lisburn is one Irish city that has become famous for its many attractions and activities on offer to visitors.  This is a city filled with colour and life, it is a dynamic city which offers excellent shopping, exciting outdoor pursuits, unique visitor attractions, excellent restaurants, historic sites and an annual calendar filled with exciting events and festivals like the Ulster Grand Prix and the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival. The range of activities and attraction on offer make this the perfect place for a family holiday. There is always something happening…

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Armagh Northern Ireland 


Armagh is a historic city, containing many fascinating sights and attractions, more than many other cities. It is also regarded as being the city of St Patrick, and the place where the last king of Ireland Brian Boru was born. Armagh also has a religious importance too as it is the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland. Whatever you expect from a city in Northern Ireland you will find it all here and more, from ancient historical sites to modern and contemporary bars and clubs. This is the region of Ireland that…

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Newry Northern Ireland 


Newry is a place that attracts people that have a love of the great outdoors.  Situated as it is at the foot of the beautiful Mourne Mountains it is the starting point of many a hiking trail though the truly spectacular scenery that the region offers. There has been a settlement on this site in one form or another since 4000BC, with plenty of archaeological evidence having been unearthed to verify the fact. The current city is filled with beautiful Georgian houses and buildings as well as a stunning and…

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