Hidden Gems of South Ulster

Discover and learn…
of the background of political turmoil in the backdrop of the beautiful drumlins and the Slieve Beagh Mountains of Monaghan, the fertile valleys of Tyrone, sprawling hills of Fermanagh and the Ecclesiastical capital of Ireland, Armagh city.
Discover and learn…
of the history of the Celtic Tuatha tribe and the fall of the Celtic chiefs and clans of the area, who lived on the lands from around 2000BC for three thousand years

Discover and learn…
of the Ulster Plantation of Scottish and English settlers of 1603 onwards into South Ulster by James 1st who succeeded Queen Elizabeth 1st in an attempt to colonise this region.
Discover and learn…
of the political and border campaign from 1955-1998 and of the border blockades, where, for two generations, many local communities and families found themselves cut off by these border blockades

LEAVING DUBLIN, we travel through some of the most unspoilt countryside of the north-east of Ireland. The counties that make up South Ulster, Monaghan, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Armagh have their borders in the Republic (Eire) and in Northern Ireland and your on-board Guide will talk you through the varied history of each area of your journey….Hear the story of 5000 years of ancient and living history of the Celtic border counties.


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