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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The award-winning Slieve Donard - named after Northern Ireland's highest peak atop the Mourne Mountains across the bay - was residence for our third and final night.
The squad competing in the opening Championship race at Slieve Binnian in the Mourne Mountains includes Mathew Roberts, Iain Ridgway, Richard Roberts, Sarah Ridgway and Jackie Lee, all of whom have picked up awards.
Based in the Mourne Mountains, Whitewater ales are non-pasteurised and offer distinctive flavours, particularly with its flagship Clotworthy Dobbin Ale, which was listed in the 'World's 50 Best Beers' in the prestigious International Beer Challenge 2007.
Within hours of burning out a car in Co Down the gang assaulted a man and stole his car in Tullymore Forest Park, in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains outside Newcastle.
The locals are understandably a little put out that the countryside seen in the film is New Zealand, not the Mourne Mountains in Co Down and the rugged coastline of Co Antrim.
Porter For Halloween, the Mourne Mountains Brewery have brewed a pumpkin porter made with, you guessed it, pumpkins.
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A[cedilla] New development will be balanced against the need to protect the natural and built heritage to enhance the area s unique countryside and coastal areas surrounding the Mourne Mountains.
Firefighters were called to the Mourne Mountains were aided by RAF and Irish Coastguard helicopters.
He will be camping out on parts of the route which are very remote and wild and include such dramatic scenery as the Mourne Mountains and the Giant's Causeway.
As I gazed out of our bedroom window at the looming presence of the Mourne Mountains, I contemplated that I shared the same view as Charlie Chaplin when he stayed at the hotel in 1921.
More than 1,000 men worked on the decade-long construction of the Mourne Mountains dam, including many workers from Wales.