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11 11, 2013

The History Behind Shankill Road

By |November 11th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

Nowadays, when mentioning the history of the Shankill Road many people automatically think back to the feud between the Ulster Volunteer Force and the Ulster Defence Association, however there is so much more to it than meets the eye. Though nowadays, Shankill Road is celebrated for its exquisite shopping centre and pleasant residential areas it [...]

4 11, 2013

Giant’s Causeway Centre Nominated for Prestigious Architecture Award

By |November 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The new visitor’s centre at Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland was recently nominated for the Stirling Prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Costing £18.5million, the centre was completed in May 2012 and was recognized for its unique and unconventional layout, consisting of an underground complex tucked beneath a grassy hill. A popular location [...]

28 10, 2013

Piece By Piece The Walls Fall Down

By |October 28th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

One of Belfast’s most symbolic landmarks, which is featured on many of the great Belfast tours, has been left standing for at least another year in honour of the famous Good Friday Agreement. This agreement took place just fifteen years ago to provide the Catholic and Protestant communities with division, security and above all, peace. [...]

21 10, 2013

Titanic 2 Be Built in China

By |October 21st, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

In the ship industry’s latest and arguably most controversial move to date a tribute to the historical Titanic ship is being built in China and financed by Australian billionaire Clive Palmer as part of a project named simply as the Titanic 2. Palmer launched the project ‘out of love’ for the design and the philosophy [...]

14 10, 2013

The History of Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

By |October 14th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

Just nine miles from where your Giants Causeway Tour takes place you will find that Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge, down a 1km winding coastal walk though natural beauty and glorious sites. The rope bridge is on the well-known North Antrin Coast road between Balintoy and Ballycastle and attracts thrill seekers from all around. The original Carrick-A-Rede [...]

7 10, 2013

Would You Like To Walk Where Giants Once Walked?

By |October 7th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

Booking yourself onto a Giants Causeway Tour is a must during your visit to Northern Ireland, after all people come from across the world to see the area where there was once a bridge walked on by giants. When you book up with a Giant Causeway Tour you will see the area is flanked by [...]

30 09, 2013

Why Not Visit Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge?

By |September 30th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

During your Giants Causeway Tour why not pop along to the Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge, just nine miles from where the Giants Causeway Tours take place? The Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge can be found between Ballycastle and Balintoy along the famous North Antrim Coast. As we said it is only nine miles from where the Giant Causeway [...]

23 09, 2013

Why Is The Giants Causeway A World Heritage Site?

By |September 23rd, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

In November 1986 The Giants Causeway was included in the list of World Heritage sites, the first of its kind to receive recognition in Ireland. But why was the Giants Causeway made a world heritage site? For an attraction or site to attain world heritage status it must meet the UNSECOs criterion which is as [...]

16 09, 2013

Short History Of Derry’s Culture

By |September 16th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

You’ve just booked your Derry tour, but you’ve just realised you know nothing about the city! It’s true that you’ll have tour guides there to inform you of the history in more detail, but it’s always nice gaining a slice of knowledge before you embark on your incredible trip around Derry. Derry is the second [...]

9 09, 2013

Five fantastic facts about the Giants Causeway

By |September 9th, 2013|Legends of the North|0 Comments

The Giants causeway has been commonly described as the eighth wonder of the world and is a brilliant place to take the whole family for a day out. Take the Giants causeway tour and uncover these top five fantastic facts: Various rare plant species have been identified on cliffs and nearby rock formations surrounding the [...]