Mags Byrne

Mags Byrne

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Discover St Patrick’s Lasting Legacy in Armagh

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Transcending the myth and folklore of snakes and shamrock, Saint Patrick’s legacy can be found today in the many historic buildings and Christian heritage sites throughout Northern Ireland. The modern-day pilgrim counties of Armagh and Down are the perfect destination to follow in the footsteps that Saint Patrick trod centuries before. In the first part [...]

Discover St Patrick’s Lasting Legacy in County Down

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A great night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast had, we leave the cathedral city of Armagh and pick up the second day of our St Patrick’s Legacy Short Break in the magnificent surroundings of County Down. En route to our next destination, we make a quick stop in Newry where we find Bagenals Castle, a fortified [...]

Budget Family Adventures in the Mournes

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Struggling to get the kids to unplug and go out for the day? Then maybe the prospect of an action-packed, off-road family adventure in the Mournes is the answer! One of Northern Ireland’s most scenic places, and an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Mournes offer a range of budget-friendly family activities for kids and parents [...]

17 Things to Do in Northern Ireland in 2017

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With its world class attractions, stunning landscapes, delicious food and drink, and unique places to visit put Northern Ireland on your bucket list of must-do short breaks this year. To help you on your way, we’ve put together a list of 17 things to do in Northern Ireland in 2017. Things to Do in Northern [...]

Festive Family Fun in Northern Ireland

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With the countdown to Christmas well underway, Northern Ireland is full of festive flair. Be it winter wonderlands, enchanting cottages, Victorian street-scapes, or magical Father Christmas experiences, a great selection of festive family fun events await. Festive Family Fun in Northern Ireland Santa’s Magical Kingdom, Argory, Co. Armagh, December 7. Take a magical journey to see Santa [...]

Celebrate Belfast’s Titanic Success on a Winter Getaway

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Looking for the perfect winter getaway? Then look no further than Belfast. Home to Titanic Belfast – recently crowned the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards – the city has earned a reputation as a top city break destination. Things to do in Belfast With its world famous attractions, culture, food and [...]

Uncover the Hidden Gems of the Majestic Mournes

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An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Mournes is home to Northern Ireland’s highest mountain peak, Slieve Donard, and is said to have inspired C.S. Lewis’s magical world of Narnia. Ideal for outdoor pursuits, from walking and cycling to more extreme options like mountain boarding and coasteering, it’s also home to one of Northern Ireland’s [...]

Belfast Christmas Shopping Break

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Looking for some gift inspiration? With festive markets, boutique shops and award winning restaurants, enjoy a festive getaway on a Belfast Christmas shopping break this December. Christmas Shopping in Belfast Offering a wide selection of big brand shops, the whole family will find plenty of inspiration in Belfast’s shopping centres. From Castle Court shopping centre [...]

Explore the Magic of Northern Ireland’s Christmas Markets

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How many people have you heard saying they haven’t felt really ‘Christmassy’ until they’ve wandered around a Christmas market? It’s so true… when you hit the Christmas markets it really is a fast-pass into the Christmas spirit. We’ve put together a sample of some of the biggest and best Christmas Markets from around Northern Ireland [...]

Ten Things to Do in Northern Ireland This Week

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Looking for some inspiration of things to do in Northern Ireland this November? Look no further, with Discover Northern Ireland’s top ten things to do in the week ahead. Things to Do in Northern Ireland Twilight Market, St George’s Market, Belfast, November 8 – 9. The award-winning Twilight Market will return from 8 – 9 [...]