Carngrove Hotel

2 Charlestown Road, Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, BT63 5PW, United Kingdom | Hotel
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On a Budget?

A travel blog entry by jessmackay

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... are a few great locations that I found some local and affordable style (I, myself don't have much style or flair with my own fashion choices but I’m hoping you will have more luck!)

- St George’s Market: Belfast, Northern Ireland

One of the oldest markets in the United Kingdom, St George’s market is located opposite Belfast waterfront and just a quick journey either by shuttle bus or ...

The Troubles with us all...

A travel blog entry by rayandlizuk2013

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... opposite of everything good and welcoming and friendly we had seen so far. We decided to go see some of the historical flashpoints of sectarian difficulties that lead up to the Troubles of the 1990's between Republican Dissidents (Irish Nationalists) and Union Loyalists (British Supporters). It is a very sad state to see such a beautiful country divided by ignorant violence that forces good people to live in fear and children to have to grow ...

Belfast

A travel blog entry by ash.kerry

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... a workshop where she made a Shamrock out of willow. She really enjoyed it. The lady taking the workshop was a local who told her all the good places to visit around Ireland.

We also saw how linen was made using the spinning wheel and listened to a lady play the tin whistle. As we arrived in the afternoon there weren't too many more workshops available for that day, but we did manage to book in a few for the Monday. We then went ...

"The Troubles" - Belfast Style

A travel blog entry by epicurist

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... 1845 the great potato famine hit, lasting until 1849, resulting in the deaths of 1 million Irish and immigration of 2 million Irish. Ireland remained a poor country.

Charles Stuart Parnell, an Irishman educated in England, worked hard to obtain Irish independence and to reform landlord abuses. The term "boycott" came about when Irish tenants went on strike to protest the abuses of Lord Boycott. In 1890, at the peak of ...

Cause to feel like a Giant

A travel blog entry by patches_mcgee

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... really my scene but I stayed for a couple of numbers to watch the crowd showing their support in true imitation of the bands name.

I was then lured around the next corner by yet more music, this time and acoustic set by a guy on a stool in the very atmospheric Duke of York pub. There were enough people about that I felt completely free to take a seat and listen without need of another drink. I passed the evening enjoying the feeling of being ...

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