Marine House

30 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT9 6DX, United Kingdom | 6 star b&b
Prices starting from $147.00

Travel Blogs from Belfast

History of the troubles

A travel blog entry by julieandnick


When I suggested we go to Belfast, Julie was concerned because of the conflict between the IRA and the Protestants. All over I said, it's all in the past now, don't be worried.
To get a history lesson we went for a Black Cab ride with the first cab driver we found that conducted the tour. As luck would have it, it was in a red cab driven by a catholic Irishman who implied he was a former member of the ...


A travel blog entry by robinstride


It's a wet day with rain constantly coming down. A quick nip down to work to finish off those last minute rushes and 9.00 am sees me departing in the car towards the airport.

Car safely parked at sentinel and as the airport is deserted (all the usual south of Spain chav's departed early doors) security was empty I am now sitting in our usual place waiting for the flight. With just under 3/4 hour to go not a long wait.

Ireland, day four

A travel blog entry by golfchick0112


... makes sense of course, since the whole of Ireland is Catholic. They blamed British rule as the root of all their strife and persecution. The Protestants (called Loyalists or Unionists) of course liked things as they were and wanted to stay with Protestant Britain. In the late 60s, the tensions spilled over and The Troubles began. I won't bore you with the many, many, many details we heard today regarding the battles and violence that ensued. But what I can tell you is that ...

Beautiful Belfast

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999


... see, the roots of the conflict are entirely political, with religion acting as a convenient label for observers.

In 1921, following a bunch of politics that I'm sure I will become well-acquainted with when I visit the south later this week, Ireland was partitioned, with the South become the Independent Republic of Ireland and the North remaining within the UK. The modern Troubles in Northern Ireland would begin much later, in 1968, and claim the lives of ...

Ireland Part 1

A travel blog entry by jlowry


... do some weeding in the lovely weather. It was incredible to have a conversation with such a friendly local!

After Glenarm we headed inland for bit in search of a national park we'd seen on a map……ended up being a park that had a car parking fee so we detoured and had a tasty lunch of bread, cheese and fruit on a grassy knoll surrounded by adorable baa-ing sheep, the ruined remains of an old stone house, and absolute Irish ...

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This 6 star B&B, located in the Queen's Quarter area of Belfast, is near Ulster Museum, Crescent Arts Centre, Roast Coffee Club & Mezzanine Gallery, and Clarke & Dawe.
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