If you are someone with a keen interest in the political history of Northern Ireland then this unique and riveting 'OPERATION BANNER' guided coach tour to South Armagh cannot be missed. On this tour you will hear at first hand about the key military engagements carried out between Irish Republicans and the British Army in South Armagh, an area which was once described as 'The most dangerous posting for any British soldier in Northern Ireland'. Before leaving Belfast you will first take a short tour of the city to see the most well known political murals in the city. You will be led by two knowledgeable and engaging guides, one a former Irish Republican activist from the area and the other an ex-British soldier posted to South Armagh. Listen as each relates his own personal experience of the conflict.
Join your luxury coach in Belfast city centre for a 9am departure. As we start our tour in Belfast, we will cover all the best known political murals in the city before departing for South Armagh. On arrival our tour guides, one an ex-British soldier and one a past Republican activist will commence the tour to give their accounts of the conflict in the area. • Short political tour of Belfast • During the tour the areas you will see will be Mullaghbane, Forkhill, Crossmaglen, Cullyhanna, Silverbridge and Drumintee. • Learn about the armed conflict between Irish Republicans and British troops based in these areas. • Put questions to the guides. • Stop for lunch in Crossmaglen (Food not included)