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Slieve Gullion with Lake

The Cailleach Beara

Take a journey back in time and follow in the footsteps of the legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill (or Finn McCool) of the Fianna warriors where Fionn walked up the slopes of Slieve Gullion to the lake near the summit to find a beautiful young lady sobbing on the water’s edge. 

  • Slieve Gullion with Lake
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    The Cailleach Beara

    Take a journey back in time and follow in the footsteps of the legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill (or Finn McCool) of the Fianna warriors where Fionn walked up the slopes of Slieve Gullion to the lake near the summit to find a beautiful young lady sobbing on the water’s edge. 

  • Children walking through Wardrobe Door Narnia Kilbroney Park
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    The White Witch of Narnia

    The White Witch has put a curse on the land. It is always winter and never Christmas in Narnia – be aware, she has the power to turn you into stone.  Don’t eat any “enchanted” Turkish Delight!

  • Carlingford Lough
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    Cahir Linn - City of the Pool

    From local folklore we are told that there once was a city where Carlingford Lough is now – the beautiful Cahir Linn. The sunken city was supposedly located near Carlingford in Co. Louth overlooked by Slieve Foy, the mountain which was once an active volcano.

  • Couple picnic at Moyry Castle
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    Pick up a Picnic in Visit Mourne

    For the family that likes to get out, about and into nature, Visit Mourne is quite possibly one of the top destinations in the world. Not only does the beauty of the diverse natural landscape encourage exploration and inspire wonder, but the normally benign climate and low population density means the air is always clean and fresh.  But don’t stop the plans there, dine al fresco.  Pack your own picnic, pick up a pre-made picnic platter or experience freshly prepared picnics delivered to your door. There’s plenty of choice!

  • Two mythical and magical beasts at the annual Giant Adventure 'Footsteps in the Forest' at Slieve Gullion Forest Park.
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    Giant Adventures are back

    The 2022 calendar is bursting with your all-time favourites and a brand new event to look forward to in Newcastle at the end of the summer.

    Don’t delay, get these dates into your diary!

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