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Steaming In Greenore / Newry Man Lost News 

Steaming In Greenore / Newry Man Lost

An array of steam engines and classic cars rolled in to Greenore Village last night as part of fun packed fund raiser in aid of the Tiny Life charity who support the care of premature babies. There was something for all the family including train rides, music and dancing, museum and model railway displays, classic cars and the beautiful historic steam engines themselves. The evening was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by all.   A big congratulations to the organizers and a big thank you from Newry Man Lost for…

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Carlingford Priory / Newry Man Lost History 

Carlingford Priory / Newry Man Lost

CARLINGFORD PRIORY The Dominican Priory at Carlingford Co. Louth built in 1305 is believed to have be founded by Richard de Burgo 2nd Earl of Ulster, with the Friary itself being dedicated to St. Malachy. All that remains today is a nave and chancel church with a central tower and some domestic buildings about 30 meters to the south. Crenellations were added to the walls and a machicolation was built above the doorway plus two small towers were added to the northwest and southwest corners of the west gable in…

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Downpatrick Railway Museum / Newry Man Lost History 

Downpatrick Railway Museum / Newry Man Lost

Downpatrick Railway Museum is Ireland’s only full-sized heritage railway an it operates vintage steam trains to Inch Abbey and King Magnus’ Grave in the heart of the Drumlin countryside.   The Railway which runs right through the heart of St. Patrick’s Country  over the River Quoile and takes in breathtaking views of the amazingly beautiful Down Cathedral to the peaceful ruins of Inch Abbey. The line was built on the track bed of the old Belfast and County Down Railway, which ran to Newcastle. The old line was closed and…

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History 

ST PETER’S DROGHEDA St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church is situated on the main street in Drogheda and incorporates many of the finer aspects of gothic architecture ever built. Constructed by the parish priest, Mgr. Robert Murphy in the late nineteenth century. The beautiful interior of this architectural masterpiece is regarded as exquisite in both taste and style as its exterior. You can not talk about the beauty bestowed within St Peter’s without revealing the dark history of the beheading of St Oliver Plunkett. A couple of years after St. Oliver’s…

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Narrow Water Castle / Newry Man Lost History 

Narrow Water Castle / Newry Man Lost

NARROW WATER CASTLE  Earlier today I had the pleasure of visiting this amazing architectural master piece to plan out our Murder Mystery event which we are holding there later in the year and I couldn’t resist the urge to photograph the stunning location while I was there. Narrow Water Castle is a large, imposing Tudor-Revival mansion of about 1836, by Thomas Duff of Newry.        It replaced an earlier house, known as Mount Hall, of which a wing survives. At one corner of the entrance front there is…

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