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British Open Golf Portrush 2019

Everyone was delighted to learn that one of the biggest sporting events to arrive in Northern Ireland will take place in 2019.  The British Open Golf Portrush 2019 Championship will take place at the Royal Portrush course and is set to be the most prestigious event to be held in our area. Northern Ireland will be at …

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Game of Thrones Tapestry in Belfast

A spectacular Bayeux-style Game of Thrones tapestry has been created following the plot in Belfast To mark the seventh season of Game of Thrones, a 77-metre long, Bayeux-style tapestry telling the story from seasons one to six has just been unveiled at Ulster Museum in Belfast. As season seven unfolds, new sections of the tapestry …

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white bear triathlon

White Bear Triathlon

White Bear Triathlon Ballygally! Situated on the world famous Antrim Coast Road (part of the Causeway coastal route) you will find Ballygally beach, nestled under the Sallagh Braes and home to the historic Ballygally Castle. Views of the infamous North channel and the Mull of Kintyre will meet you as you stand ready for a running beach start and …

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Carnfunnock Country Park

Carnfunnock Country Park is just a mile from the apartments. Carnfunnock offers a varied year-round programme of events and activities which kicks off with their annual Easter celebrations. Children get the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny or go egg hunting. This is followed shortly afterwards by May Bank Holiday festivities, which include the annual Carnfunnock Superdog event.  This …

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Carrickfergus Castle

Carrickfergus Castle  was built by the Anglo-Norman John de Courcy over 800 years ago and has long been the centre of a power struggle for those wanting to control the important port.  Due to the military impenetrability of this castle the town of Carrickfergus long thrived even when surrounding villages suffered defeats. Besieged by the Scots, English, Irish …

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Glenarm Castle

Glenarm Castle is the home of Viscount and Viscountess Dunluce and their family. The present castle has been in the McDonnell family since it was first built in 1636. The McDonnells have been in Glenarm for nearly 600 years and the Estate has been in the family for 400 years. In the house you will …

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RSPB reserves in Northern Ireland

RSPB reserves in Northern Ireland

If birds are your thing, then the RSPB reserves in Northern Ireland are the place to come and visit. Rathlin Island has one of the largest sea bird colonys in the British Isles because is home to the Rathlin puffins. Even the very rare corncrake has made an appearance here in recent years and choughs are often to …

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