An Grianan Hotel
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- Breakfast Available
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... a “bacon” that closely resembles southern country ham are especially popular here. Northern Irish, also called Ulster Scots and known in America as the Scotch-Irish, were a particularly significant part of early immigration to the American colonies and the early American nation, and settled heavily in interior areas of the Upper and Mid-South. I wonder direction those common food preferences went in, whether the fondness for pulled ...
... to go and view. We chose to just walk to it but not go across and we were pleased we didn't as we have done swing bridges at home and it was no different. There was also a long queue to pay for the ticket and an hour's delay. From there we continued on to the giant's causeway. The legend has it that an Irish giant called Finn McCool built the causeway to raid the Scottish giant Bennandonner. When he got there ...
... about the different counties - the stone walls/ditches/embankments/the mountains/blue stacks etc….
Visiting poet’s William Butler Yeats’s grave in Drumcliffe, Ireland was very interesting. Yeats actually died in France during the Second World War, but it wasn’t until 1948 that his wish was granted and his body was interred in Drumcliffe. His headstone is a simple memorial slab taken from the poem ...
... Hundreds of people? Try over 10,000. Of course, I hammed it up for every camera I could find and even landed on some publicity material for the city of Derry! Photo is on the side ;) Add some fireworks, and I'm quite positive that was the Halloween of a lifetime.
If you ever find yourself in Derry for Halloween, be warned. EVERYWHERE was packed with people, and many bars required tickets. You would think this tiny town ...
... is still here...to be seen in wall pics and slogans.
The old town is a walled city..you can walk the entire town from the battlements.
Old church buildings go back 1500 years.
There are monuments to the Apprentice Boys...Bogga road,and other things associated with the 900 year conflict between Catholics and Protestant England.
We had a look inside a couple of the cities prominent buildings one of which was the Neo- Gothic ...