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Recent County Down Blog Posts

  • 08 September 2019
    John Ruskins grave Coniston village
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  • 31 July 2019
    “churchcrawler: St Leonard, Whitsbury, Hampshire Amazing building”

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  • 31 July 2019
    “churchcrawler: St Andrew, Shifnal, Shropshire Lovely interior”

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  • County Down

    County Down


    In 1973 the counties of Northern Ireland were re organised into 6 large counties County Down which is one consists of parts or wholly of the following old counties.

    Ards
    Banbridge
    Castlereath
    Craigavon
    Down
    Lisburn
    Newry and Mourne
    North Down

    The county has many beautiful areas of scenic contryside in particular the Mountains of Mourne, as well as a pretty coatline it also borders Strangford Lough.

    Irelands Patron, Saint Patrick is reputedly buried in Down cathedral grounds, his grave is marked by a slab of granite from the Moutains of Mourne.




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