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Newry, Co. Down

The cathedral town of the North, Newry attracts a large number of shoppers from both sides of the border. 

Newry has lots of historical attractions including Narrow Water Castle built around 1560, a megalithic tomb Goward Dolmen, and Clonygora tomb, Neolithic burial grounds. 

The town is also home to a historic house, Number 1 on Trevor Hill, a five bay granite house in a row of handsome Georgian houses. 

Newry plays host to a couple of festivals throughout the year, such as a rural community festival and an Ulster Scots festival which covers a number of Ulster Scots traditions. 

Newry golf course (0044 28 30 263 871) provides golfing enthusiasts with am 18 hole, fine par three course. 

Anglers will enjoy sea angling along the North east coast or trout fishing on Lough Brickland. 

Visitors can enjoy beautiful mountain walks in the Slieve Gullion Forest Park (0044 28 33 755 1277)  and in Fathom Forest where there are exceptional views over the forest and Carlingford Lough.

Gardens

Knockabbey Castle and Gardens - Tallanstown County Louth
Knockabbey Castle & Gardens
Tallanstown, Co. Louth
Also known as Thomastown Castle, the earliest part of the building dates back to 1399 and this tower house played a part in the strategic defence of the northwest corner of the Pale. A Georgian and later a Gothic wing were added, and the old towe ...
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Golf

Greenore Golf Club - Greenore County Louth ireland
Greenore Golf Club
Carlingford, Co. Louth
Course Type: Links & Heath
Greenore Golf Club is a magnificent course that was founded in 1896 and is situated in the picturesque Cooley Peninsula in North County Louth, at the foot of Slieve Foy Mountain and on the shores of Carlingford Lough. An excellent test of Gol ...
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Self Catering

Rostrevor Holidays - Self Catering Accommodation in Rostrevor - Rostrevor County Down Nothern ireland
Rostrevor Holidays
Rostrevor, Co. Down
Nestled in the south-facing foothills of the Mourne Mountains, Carnaclasha and Owenabwee 5-star Houses offer modern luxury in beautiful surroundings.From the large sitting room windows guests will enjoy the view across the 24-acre peaceful farm o ...
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What's On

Dundalk Farmers Market - County Louth - Fridays
Dundalk Farmers Market

The Square, Dundalk, County Louth - Fridays 10am-2pm.

Contact: Peter Thomas - 087 277 8538
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Tourist Attractions

Armagh County Museum - Armagh County Armagh Northern Ireland
Armagh County Museum
Armagh, Co. Armagh
The oldest county museum in Ireland is set in Armagh's beautiful Georgian tree lined Mall. Its collections capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county.
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Wedding Venues

Narrow Water Castle - Warrenpoint Wedding Venue - Warrenpoint County Down Northern Ireland
Narrow Water Castle
Warrenpoint, Co. Down
Scenically situated overlooking Carlingford Lough, and only 4 miles from Newry, Narrow Water Castle makes an atmospheric and conveniently located setting for weddings. Built in the early 1800’s from local granite, this historic building is ...
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