The Gateway Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... that the town was pretty.
Murals: You must know the song "Sunday Bloody Sunday" by U2. Actually, it was inspired by this event; the 30th of January 1972, the British army shot Irish men who were demonstrating in Derry to have the same rights as the British. 27 people were injured and 14 died. Now, it's called ...
At the morning of may 23th,we visited Londonderry (or Derry). This city is situated in Northen Ireland and is more catholic than other cities in the north.There are many murals which represent the conflics between catholics and protestants, Derry is the second known city after Belfast in ...
... We are now at Lough Erne for two nights. We found our room, and received our luggage, then off to a Bushmills whiskey tasting. I have decided I do not like Bushmills, my tongue is still burning. We have a nice room that is large and comes with a view of the lake and golf course. Casual dinner at the "grille" tonite. I had fish and chips and Poppy had B B Q bacon rib. Tomorrow we travel into Derry to see the Folk Park, a cathedral and other significant ...
... mountain is Muckish, closer to the north coast (and therefore to Portnablagh) than Errigal, but at 670m it's not quite as high. And not as shapely either. There's a bog trot to the top from the southern side, but I opt for a northern approach via the Miners' Track, a route which uses the paths and tracks of an old quarry, where they used to mine fine quality silica sand for use in making optical glass. The quarry has been shut for at least ...
As we head towards our next stop, Glenveagh National Park & Castle the landscape changes. This countryside is more lush, green rolling hills and hay fields broken up by a patchwork quilt motif of farms and homes. We have a picnic lunch of bread, cheese, grapes, hummus and of course beer at Glenveagh National Park. As we walk to the visitor center the mist begins to turn to a light rain. By the time we get on the bus enroute to the castle ...