Travel Blogs from Carrickfergus, United Kingdom

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A chance to help Smile!, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

A chance to help Smile!

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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BARN DANCE!! When - Saturday 12th April 2008 @ 7pm Where - Greenisland, Co Antrim, N Ireland Help to support Smile's work in Sri Lanka. You can see a snippet of what they do by reading my blog! Great night's entertainment for all ages and you ...

4 days to go...., Carrickfergus!, United Kingdom travel blog

4 days to go....

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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Hi all!! This is my 1st entry and i'm still in bright and sunny NI!! I've uploaded some photos (if i ever work out how to do that!) which show details of where i'll be staying, who i'll be working with etc! I'm just thinking, the next time i'm ...

And so the Sri Lankan chapter ends, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

And so the Sri Lankan chapter ends

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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And so the travel blog ends as it started, back in Baltic Carrickfergus! It's hard to believe that the Sri Lankan adventure is over. Here's a summing up of the last few days in sunny Hambantota.   Wednesday was our last official day with the kids ...

I wish I was................in Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

I wish I was................in Carrickfergus

A travel blog entry by bigusredus

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Would you "Adam and Eve it"....................one year, 7 continents, 65 different beds, 200000 KMs later and we are back at home sweet home. Let's home the old house looks the same as we step down from the plane.........and is 'till ...

Castle of the Orangeman, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Castle of the Orangeman

A travel blog entry by joshnadeau

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... English hands in 1210 and was furnished with additional walls and crossbows over the coming centuries. One figure associated with Carrickfergus castle is William of Orange, one of two claimants of the English throne (he was Protestant while his opponent, ...

Walking in the Footsteps of the Giant, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Walking in the Footsteps of the Giant

A travel blog entry by rovingwerners

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... geese, sheep and horses as neighbors, and it really is delightful. After seeing our lovely room, we drove into town for dinner. Carrickfergus is just east of Belfast, and we saw ferries coming and going to Scotland and Liverpool. Today I saw a plane ...

Frozen Castles, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Frozen Castles

A travel blog entry by lisaajane

... down all the places they mentioned and am going to all of them. And a few others too. But I was on my way to Carrickfergus – stop one on my Celtic Connections tour. We went to the Castle and learnt about the history and the people. It was ...

Our First Irish Castle, Carickfuergus, Ireland travel blog

Our First Irish Castle

A travel blog entry by shane_and_row

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Our first trip to the north of Belfast was along the east coastline, not far outside of Belfast we arrive at Carrickfergus Castle. It so happened that on this day they were having a Festival to celebrate some King who overtook the Castle many Centuries ...

Here we go!, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Here we go!

A travel blog entry by markstothers

Once more unto the breach  dear friends.. or somehting similqar was said by shakespere in Hamlet or Macbeth or something. Anyway I am just about to sit down to a final dinner at Gordon's house before heading to madness that is Heathrow Terminal 4. I ...

The final entry, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

The final entry

A travel blog entry by markstothers

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The past week has flown by. Hence the lack of entries. Apologies for that. You have heard people say about experiencing a rollarcoaster of emotions- well this week I have experienced it, and alhtough I would not change any of it, occaisionally it isn't ...

A few days all at once!, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

A few days all at once!

A travel blog entry by markstothers

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Ah Sri Lanka. A place where it is hot enough to fry your brain, the people are lovely and you can always rely on a power surge to blow the computer. It was only fixed last night so apologies for the fact that there has not been any entries since my ...

still here, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

still here

A travel blog entry by markstothers

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Hmm. Pretty new to this travel blog thingy so hope it works ok!!! Still at home getting ready to go at the moment. I will try and keep this thing updated as often as poss!! have a good one ...

And so it begins again.., Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

And so it begins again..

A travel blog entry by markstothers

So here we are again. 7 long months since i departed from Sri Lanka in 2007 (made longer by an atrocious 6 nations display by Ireland) I am once again 2 weeks away from departing for Sri Lanka. It is odd the way that God works. Last year, things fell ...

Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Carrickfergus Castle

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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The last few days., Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

The last few days.

A travel blog entry by markstothers

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The last few days.   Well here we go. Apologies for this being so late but I have had no idea what I was going to write. It was harder leaving this time than it was last time for so many reasons. The kids had gotten cuter which didn't help. Then ...

have been all over the place, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

have been all over the place

A travel blog entry by janice321

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... this is the best story behind the rock formation.  The coast line is really spectacular, very dramatic and beautiful.  Carrickfergus Castle is also a great visit to a well preserved castle.  There is such an ancient history to this place. ...

A Good Beat, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

A Good Beat

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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... Jetty, which sticks out about half a mile. Eventually a 10 minute boost from the engine got us round and set fair for Carrickfergus. It was a great relief to get into the marina and have a shower. Viv and Sean are talking to an engineer about an ...

our first day in Northern Ireland, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

our first day in Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by elenaruggeri

our journey to Norther ...

A trip home..., Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

A trip home...

A travel blog entry by akadventure

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... Matt there for a catch up.  We were home by 11.30pm and crashed out.  Today, Joe took us for a tour of Carrickfergus Castle (Grandad's Castle) and it was really good. Such a big castle and well looked after. We then met up with Matt and went up ...

Prague to Dublin to Carrickfergus to Portrush, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Prague to Dublin to Carrickfergus to Portrush

A travel blog entry by galgano47

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... in the Larch forrest.  Still, the views down the Glen toward the sea were worth the drive. The information officer in Carrickfergus was certainly correct about the narrow road around the north east coast to Carrick-a-Rede.  We only saw five ...

Pete and Ren's Wedding, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Pete and Ren's Wedding

A travel blog entry by kathleenfrost

30/7/30 Spent the day shopping for Pete and Ren's Wedding as the planned outfit had to be axed due to space constrictions. Great lunch at McCracken's pub (no, his first name was not Phil), followed by aa mass reunion with Daly and Ed, Brashley and many ...

Eye opening Belfast, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Eye opening Belfast

A travel blog entry by akadventure

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Hello to all We went and visited Uncle Sam and Aunt Lylia last night and Caroline, Robbie and kids were there.  Was a good night and enjoyed catching up with them. Today we caught a train into Belfast and did a bus tour of the city.  It was a ...

Leaving Home, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving Home

A travel blog entry by carolyntravels

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Counting down to Sunday, all the last little details I'm finishing off. Lots of people to see before I head off on this great ...

Day 8/Carrick, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 8/Carrick

A travel blog entry by wolfa

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... 's oldest town and one of the oldest settlements in Northern Ireland as a whole. It is known for its old heritage and also Carrickfergus Castle.  There are many tales of ghost stories in this town as well. The one pub called Dobbins Inn Hotel is one ...

What a lovely place to live, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

What a lovely place to live

A travel blog entry by janice321

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I arrived in Ireland on Mothers Day (thanks to family and friends for Mothers Day wishes).  It is so good to catch up with my friend Eliza and we have talked non stop since I got here.  It is really relaxing staying with her and Victic, and ...

They call this summer?, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

They call this summer?

A travel blog entry by akadventure

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Hi all I went with Joe and Anna into Belfast to have another wee look around.  It is a really nice city and I noticed that they must be pretty confident the troubles will stop one day soon as there was a few buildings being made with a lot of ...

Whirlwind day in Northern Ireland (part 2), Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Whirlwind day in Northern Ireland (part 2)

A travel blog entry by mental_blank

... its boarded up and abandoned now.  We only spent an hour & a half in Carrick so just enough time to see the house, see Carrickfergus Castle, have a whiskey at the local pub & visit a old rellie before getting back on the train to keep ...

Home sweet Home, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

Home sweet Home

A travel blog entry by carolyntravels

Home at last great journey, sunshine and warm smiling faces to greet ...

A Day trip to remember...., Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day trip to remember....

A travel blog entry by akadventure

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Hello all....here I am back in Carrickfergus.  Ali went on to her friend's wedding in England.  So I couldn't miss the opportunity to come back. This morning Joe and his grandaughter (Anna) took me to Larne to see where Nana and Grandad were ...

CCAR Adventure Race, Carrickfergus, United Kingdom travel blog

CCAR Adventure Race

A travel blog entry by spartanbaz

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... was a crisp, bright morning as the sixty teams gathered on the start line just inside the archways of the iconic Carrickfergus castle.  Looking around I could see a plethora of woolly hats and buffs amidst the rising puffs of breath in the ...

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