Enniskeen Country House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... through Londonderry and explained to us the sites of previous strife, bombs, murders and all the tragic events caused by the religious war of power. It was sad to learn of the history behind U2s bit hit Sunday Bloody Sunday and all the lives lost due to religious conflict.
Within the tour the weather turned ugly and a very hard downpour came upon us. Luckily for me I was wearing a vacationistas dream - waterproof jacket. Ronan thanked us for coming to his land and reminded us ...
... There was a man named top gun who had an entire mural to himself, but he earned this name by shooting dead 27 people from the other side. Really makes you think. The IRA, on the side of the catholic republicans chose high profile and state targets for their attacks - police, military and government buildings. They also killed a lot of innocent people with their attacks but somehow I sympathise more with their reasoning than the Protestant loyalists who just picked ...
... it and is amazing. The tour allows you to go to the upper levels and see things like the council chamber (where I got to sit in the Grand Mayor's chair), the great halls, and other artifacts that are presented in cases in the building. Almost every window was a stained glass window with impeccable detail. We learned that the grand hall was re-built in the 50's because it took a direct hit during WWII, but the windows were original ...
... could hide yourself away from prying, disapproving eyes for a surreptitious dram. No chance of that tonight- the place was heaving. Somehow, our group was shoe-horned into a cubicle with some local drinkers to be regaled with unlikely tales and recommendations of where best to visit on our travels. Amidst the welcomes and the tall stories we were bought drinks and told jokes and reassured that this would be a trip to remember. One of our ...
... had a look around. To my right were several tops of the Mourne Mountains. I could see the wall caress the top of each peak and slither away in the distance. To my left I could see the endless ocean meet the edge of a tiny village. And behind me I could see tiny specks and different colours which made up the houses of Newcastle. The clouds above me were white and fluffy and I could see the round patches of darkness they cast on the earth as they past by the ...