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... fine print.
They don’t run on Mondays.
But I wasn’t going to waste a day.
So I went to the info shop and asked what there was actually to do here.
And there was a walk.
So I filled up my drink bottle and went a-walking.
And they were not bloody kidding when they said the first part was steep!!!
I stopped 3 times on the way up and then (it was too hot) I had a kip in a little hut.
Never again am I starting ...
... 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 ...
30th-31st July We arrived at Belfast International airport yesterday and the security was pretty much non-existent. The passport officer didn't even mind that we did not have a leaving date for Ireland.... We met Sam's second cousin Billy at the airport and he took us back to his place. Billy has a country block 10 minutes from the Shankill. He is in the process of building the fourth house on the site for his grandson. Presently he has Steven (his son), ...
... over so viciously.
We turn into less conflicted streets such as the prestigious Queens College Belfast where Liam Neeson studied, the excellent Ulster museum and Lavery's that sells 1000 pints of guinness a day.
There are now more than 20 'integrated' schools in Belfast meaning they educate both religions and I agree with the guide that after 30 years of hell, this is the only way towards peace; to educate kids out of hatred.
... they don’t want people from the outside to see what it is really like. With the Olympics going on in London, I really think that this might be intentional.
I started walking up the Shankill Road, not knowing where I was going. Maybe three or four blocks up on the road, I encountered a foreboding side that read “Welcome to the Shankill.” What I was met with was personally the most egregious display of “dick waving” that I have ever ...
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