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Downpatrick, Downpatrick

Downpatrick is the County Town of Down. It is a cathedral town and a natural centre for touring and exploring this fascinating countryside. Downpatrick is an interesting old town still retaining something of its 18th century atmosphere. There are many historical sites to visit in this town and whatever our interests, whatever the weather, there is always something for you to enjoy.

Limavady, Limavady

Limavady (Leim an Mhadaidh meaning 'Leap of the Dog') is the largest town in Limavady Borough, with a population of 13,000. A shopping town, developing in retail outlets every day, Limavady boasts a collection of unusual and independent shops, ...

Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus

The town of Carrickfergus represents almost one thousand years of Irish history yet maintains a vibrant and modern feel.

Annalong, Annalong, Newry

Annalong is a picturesque seaside village in County Down, situated at the foot of the Mourne Mountains.

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Ancestry Links

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
(www.proni.gov.uk)

www.ni-libraries.net
www.ulsterscotsagency.com 
www.ancestryireland.com
www.nationalarchives.ie
www.askaboutireland.ie
www.historyfromheadstones.com
www.discovereverafter.com
www.rjhuntercollection.com
www.placenamesni.org