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Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is made up of six counties, Fermanagh, Antrim, Tyrone, Londonderry, Armagh and Down. Our school is in County Armagh. The British Flag. Northern Ireland is part of Great Britain and shares the same flag. FAMOUS LANDMARKS IN NORTHERN IRELAND.

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Northern ireland

Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland is made up of six counties, Fermanagh, Antrim, Tyrone, Londonderry, Armagh and Down. Our school is in County Armagh.


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The British Flag

Northern Ireland is part of Great Britain and shares the same flag.


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FAMOUS

LANDMARKS

IN NORTHERN

IRELAND.

Marble Arch Caves

The Marble Arch Caves are found in County Fermanagh. They are made of soft rock which has been hollowed by rainwater over millions of years. The caves are filled with the remains of thousands and thousands of tiny sea creatures which lived and died millions of years ago.

Hillsborough Castle

Castle Ward

Hillsborough Castle is found in the centre of Hillsborough village and is actually an 18th century mansion house. Today it is the official residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Castle Ward is found near Strangford and is an 18th-century stately home with extensive gardens, owned by the National Trust.


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West Belfast Murals

Belfast Wheel

The Belfast Wheel is situated in the grounds of the City Hall. It offers views across the City and has capsules which hold up to eight people.

Although most people wish to leave our troubled history behind, the murals painted on the walls of the Catholic and Protestant areas of West Belfast have become a tourist attraction.

City Hall

Belfast's City Hall dominates Donegal Square in Belfast and is one of the grandest buildings in the city centre.

Belfast Castle

Belfast Castle looks over the city from the slopes of Cave Hill, an area which has played an integral part in the city’s history. Now the hill is part of a beautiful country park.


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The Giant’s Causeway

This natural phenomenon is made of 40,000 columns of basalt rock. Sir Richard Bukely was the first to discover this famous landmark and it has an Irish Legend attached to it about a giant called Finn MacCool.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This wire rope bridge is high up over the sea and in the past was used by fishermen. The bridge is very safe and was redesigned in 2008 costing £16000. The bridge is often closed during winter time and in stormy weather.


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Traditional dishes include:

Traditional

Northern

Irish

Food

Breakfast

Ulster fry – sausages, bacon, egg, various breads and mushrooms.

Fish

Oysters

Lobster cooked in whisky and cream

Salmon

Cod

Lough Neagh eel

Breads

Soda farls

Potato bread

Soda bread

Wheaten bread


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Traditional meals

Steak and Guinness pie

Irish Stew

Irish stew:

Beef

Potatoes

Carrots

Onions

Lamb

Champ:

Mashed Potatoes

Onions

Butter

Other meals include:

Vegetable roll and Sausage

Bacon and cabbage

Leek and Potato Soup


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Mary Peters

Mary Peters won a gold medal in the 1972 Summer Olympic Games for the Pentathalon. She also won two gold medals in the Commonwealth games between 1958 and 1974. There is now an athletic track on the out skirts of Belfast named after her.

Female Sport

in Northern

Ireland

Hockey

Hockey is a game with eleven players on each team. The aim of the game is to tackle other players and score goals into the other teams net. Hockey is played with a hockey stick and a ball.

Netball

There can be seven people in a netball team and the aim of the game is to score points by getting the ball into the hoop. A match lasts sixty minutes, there are a lot of netball teams in Northern Ireland for adults and young people.


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Famous Footballers

In Northern

Ireland

George Best

George Best was known for playing football for Manchester United and Northern Ireland. He was born in Belfast on the 22nd May 1946 and died on the 25th November 2005 at the age of 59. He played for Northern Ireland 1964-1977 and played 37 games and scored 9 goals during his time. After he died Belfast City Airport was named after him.

Pat Jennings

Pat Jennings was a famous goalkeeper for Northern Ireland and Arsenal. He was born on the 12th June 1945 and died at the age of 64.


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Northern Ireland

is famous

for its sense

of humour.

Come and visit and enjoy

the craic!!


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