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

Downpatrick - Day 1

A travel blog entry by t.bird on Oct 20, 2014

4 photos

... of what happened or why are not enough. Or maybe I need a tour guide standing there explaining the grisly bits to me. One section of the gaol was open and I could walk through the cells and see what conditions were like for the prisoners. The last cell had a short film depicting prison life from from the prisoners perspective. However the accents were so strong I only got every second word, no strike that, I got ...

Belfast

A travel blog entry by marjoleintravel on Aug 22, 2014

77 photos

... here for a few years now and I've learned to act around here, just watch yourselfs."

We started walking back to the hostel. In our room we met some graduates from London. We told them about our experiences, about the neighbourhoods and Leo. One of the guys shook his head: "I could not have walked the same streets that you guys did. Way to dangerous with my Brittish accent."

Day 13. Donegal. To. Belfast

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

2 comments, 12 photos

... to the hotel. Tomorrow is the second last day of the tour. The time has gone really quickly but it has been great. The weather was "very Irish ", but was fine when we needed it to be. The group got along really well together and there were lots of laughs and good times. The tour leader Joe, was very knowledgeable, if not a little biased about politics. And the driver Dennis, needed to use all his skill on occasions, but he never let us ...

Final weeks

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

1 comment, 7 photos

... these are optional. The gap between GSCE and A levels is quite big. If you want to become a language teacher you need A levels. Year 13 and 14 are comparable to Havo in The Netherlands).

To be able to do your A levels there are certain requirement. The minimum entry requirement for studying your A levels in sixth form is normally 5 grade C's at GCSE.

Students have to make a choice for the subjects they want to take for their ...

Hello again!

A travel blog entry by elisabeth.kerst on Feb 15, 2014

1 comment, 44 photos

... great Famine in Ireland were put in this prison. The government of Ireland used the prison as a solution for the large amount of beggars wandering on the streets of Ireland (mid-19th century) due to the Great Famine. Beggars had to be cleared off the streets. Although, a beggar got some food in the cell, so they saw it as a means of survival. Moreover, A small hanging cell was also built in the prison and a ...