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Belfast history and city centre

Belfast is a city that has suffered greatly from its political and ideological differences. On one side are the Protestants, Conservatives and supporters of the United Kingdom and on the other side are the Catholics and separatists, who have always felt excluded and who want to join Ireland. Continue reading Belfast history and city centre

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Giant´s Causeway

Bom dia. A Calçada do Gigante, património mundial da UNESCO desde 1986, é uma reserva geológica de cerca de 40 000 pedras basálticas prismáticas cuja formação se iniciou há cerca de 60 milhões de anos quando Pangeia se dividia para formar o Oceano Atlântico. Good morning. Giant´s Causeway, a UNESCO world heritage site since 1986, is a geological reserve of about 40,000 prismatic basalt stones … Continue reading Giant´s Causeway

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Game of Thrones locations in Northern Ireland

Hello, hello! Northern Ireland, previously unknown to tourists, is now a favourite tourist destination for lovers of the Game of Thrones, but not only for them!!! Yes, I HAVE NEVER EVER SEEN the show but I wanted to visit some of its scenery for its natural beauty, and to show you, of course. Continue reading Game of Thrones locations in Northern Ireland

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Londonderry

Ireland’s independence from British rule and the creation of the Republic of Ireland took place in 1921. Still, six of Ireland’s counties in the Ulster region decided to remain united with Britain. This was the cause of many conflicts between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the British army, which caused thousands of deaths on both sides and further segregated (nationalist) Catholics from Protestants. Continue reading Londonderry