The countdown to 2012 has begun. No, not the London Olympics; 2012 is also the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, the iconic ocean liner that was built by Belfast’s Harland and Wolff shipyards. And it is that year that Belfast has chosen to showcase the city’s heritage to the world.
It may seem strange for a city to identify with a ship that is famou...
The coastal region stretching east from Belfast to Bangor and beyond is commuter territory for the capital, and home to many of the North's wealthiest citizens – it's known locally as the 'Gold Coast'. The attractive North Down Coastal P...
...in the Titanic museum in Cobh to the forbidding Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. And there's history so young that it's still considered the present, best experienced on a black-taxi tour of West Belfast or an examination of Derry's astonishingly colourful political murals.A Cultural WellThroughout your travels you will be overwhelmed by the cultural choices on offer – a play by one of the...
This saloon-like pub features long benches separated by wood-framed sections, and plays '80s and '90s music; decent food is served 'til 10pm.
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