3 days ago · Belfast suffered greatly during the violence that accompanied the partition of Ireland, and especially during the more recent conflict known as the Troubles: in the 1970s and 1980s it was one of the world's most dangerous cities, with a homicide rate around 31 per 100,000. By the early 19th century, Belfast was a major port.
4 days ago · The short stretch of road linking Divis Street to the city centre is known as Castle Street after the original Belfast Castle which was built nearby by the Normans in the 12th century. Near the bottom of Castle Street is located Chapel Lane on which St. Mary's Church is situated.
3 days ago · Belfast Castle is located 400 feet (121.92 metres) above sea level on Cave Hill, overlooking Belfast in County Antrim in the east of Ulster. Facilities. Belfast Castle is open to the public daily with a visitor centre, antique shop, restaurant, and a playground.
6 days ago · The airport began commercial operations in 1983, and was known as "Belfast City Airport" until it was renamed in 2006 in memory of George Best, the professional footballer from Belfast. The airport has a CAA public use aerodrome licence (number P862) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.
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6 days ago · See some of the most photographed sights in Northern Ireland on a scenic tour from Belfast, and discover Game of Thrones location sites along the way. Visit the famous Dark Hedges, pass Dunluce Castle and discover Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge.
4 days ago · In the Northern Bank robbery cash was stolen from the headquarters of Northern Bank on Donegall Square West in Belfast, Northern Ireland.On 20 December 2004, having previously taken the families of two bank officials hostage to ensure their co-operation, an armed gang seized a total of £26.5 million mostly in unused pounds sterling banknotes.
5 days ago · United Kingdom, island country located off the northwestern coast of mainland Europe. It comprises the whole of the island of Great Britain—which contains England, Wales, and Scotland—as well as the northern portion of the island of Ireland. Its capital is London.
5 days ago · It started with The Chronicles of Narnia’s Aslan from one of east Belfast’s most famous authors, CS Lewis. B was for Ballyhackamore with the tag ‘The Brunch Capital of Belfast’ while D for Danny Blanchflower was yesterday’s letter, referencing his Tottenham Hotspur captaincy during the double-winning season of 196061.
5 days ago · Takabuti is now housed at Ulster Museum in Belfast. 2,600 years after her death, advances in technology are allowing scientists to delve into her identity in new and unprecedented ways. In January 2020, using CT-scans, carbon-dating, and DNA analysis, archaeologists made a breakthrough when they discovered that Takabuti had in fact suffered a ...
5 days ago · Use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine has been paused in multiple states after the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control issued an advisory recommending they do so "out of an abundance of caution." The reason is a tiny handful of unusual blood clotting events — just six of them, to be precise, out of a total of 6.8 million doses administered in the ...
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