Mourne Mountains

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Mourne Mountains

(môrn), in Down, Newry, and Mourne dists., SE Northern Ireland. Slieve Donard (2,796 ft/852 m) is the highest peak in Northern Ireland. The district is barren and sparsely populated; there are ruins of sacked castles. Granite and sand and gravel are quarried. Belfast receives its main water supply from the mountains.
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wildlife In the opening episode, Ben heads to Northern Ireland's Mountains of Mourne where he meets a genuine Irish cowboy and even takes to horseback himself, leading his American Quarter Horse over hills and through streams.
Situated on a stunning stretch of coastal land, with breathtaking views of the Mountains of Mourne alongside a sweeping Irish Sea, Seapoint is certainly one of the most beautiful links courses in the world.
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Within a couple of hours of Belfast, visitors can marvel at the Giant's Causeway, walk the Mountains of Mourne, fish in Fermanagh or visit the many picturesque villages that abound - all perfect locations from which to discover the rest of Northern Ireland
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by Percy French (tune: same old) Oh Gerry this London's a wonderful sight You've people here worried by day and by night They don't know to believe one damn word that you say But they just keep on digging that hole anyway Still for all that it matters we might as well be Where the Mountains of Mourne burn down to the sea.
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