Address: 5 Liska Road, Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT35 8NH, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Newry

Moving to Belfast

A travel blog entry by shockergram on Sep 21, 2014

6 photos

... was another winner. At the recommendation of our landlord we headed out to a pub for dinner and walked around the neighborhood.

After busy days, we spend the evenings downloading and editing our pictures, checking email, taking care of business when necessary and making plans for the next day. High on our list of things to do in Belfast was a Political Tour - our next day's adventure.


A travel blog entry by marjoleintravel on Aug 22, 2014

77 photos

... colonized by the English. The Great Famine was the most depressing event during the English colonization. The Irish population was brought down from 8 million to 3,5 million between 1840 and the 20th century due a disease in the potato crops troughout Europe. During this time of hunger many Irish people died or were sent to America by their landlords. This crossing, often with unsuitable ships (coffin ships) caused the death of 10-20% of the Irish emigrants. Most Irish ...

Day 13. Donegal. To. Belfast

A travel blog entry by laurel.furphy on May 29, 2014

2 comments, 12 photos

... past Rathlin Island. It was pretty clear so we were able to see a shadowy outline of the Scottish Island The Mull of Kintyre. From a lookout we were able to see the Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge. I'm sure that I would never be able to cross this. It was put there by farmers who had left sheep on the other little island and they could get across on the rope bridge but the sheep couldn't . It used to be put up and down but it proved so ...

Final weeks

A travel blog entry by elisabeth.kerst on Apr 08, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

Hi there,

The final two weeks passed very quickly at my teaching practice. My St. Mary's coordinator came over in the final week, and he was very pleased with my lesson, and I was very delighted to hear that. I prepared a lesson on the Dutch culture for my St’ Mary’s coordinator. I had a Power Point presentation containing information on the boat houses, the wooden clogs, the tulip fields, the polders, King’s day and ...

What's the Craic!

A travel blog entry by elisabeth.kerst on Mar 16, 2014

1 comment, 18 photos

... Spanish or Irish. Most Year 9 pupils study two languages, from French, Spanish or Irish for 3 periods each a week. All Year 9 pupils study one language from French, Spanish or Irish for 5 periods each a week. All year 10 pupils study French, Irish or Spanish for 5 periods per week.

I taught my first three lesson the past week. We’ve been looking at how to write a formal essay with year 11. Next week I will ...