Articles Tagged 'Belfast'

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10 Reasons to Visit Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, Northern Ireland is a bustling city with stunning scenery, historical landmarks and a vibrant city center. The island of Ireland’s second largest city, and largest city in Northern Ireland, is the birthplace of C.S. Lewis, author of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe series, and now home to the film set of Game of Thrones. We would really love […]

Royal Roundup: Historic Handshake for Her Majesty

There will surely be tens of thousands, or more, news photographs of the Queen this Jubilee year, but none is likely to be as historically significant as the much-heralded photograph of the monarch shaking hands with former Irish Republican Army commander Martin McGuinness, who is now Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. The importance of […]

Kowalski: On the convenient bus to easy street

While Anglophenia head blogger Kevin is on vacation for the holidays, our resident Belfast native Michael Cree decided to step in and write about the music from his hometown. And he’s letting you in on one of Northern Ireland’s best-kept secrets, Kowalski. Well, they won’t be a secret much longer, as they are poised for […]