Posts tagged Downpatrick
Americans Abroad: US Troops in County Down during the Second World War

Northern Ireland has long been a favourite holiday destination with American visitors. In May 1942, Americans arrived en masse in County Down, but their visit was more for duty than pleasure. We caught up with Scott Edgar of Wartime NI who gave us a special insight into American soldiers stationed in Northern Ireland during the Second World War.

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Navigating the foodie paradise of County Down

Over recent years the food scene in Northern Ireland has really come to the fore and it certainly isn’t showing any signs of slowing, either.

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Enjoy the Festivities of the Races

This June, racing enthusiasts from near and far will flock to Downpatrick Racecourse for its ‘Festival of Racing’, an exciting two-day event taking place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June that will offer an abundance of exhilarating races, popular style competitions with fantastic prizes up for grabs, and ultimately, great craic to be enjoyed for all.

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St Patrick's Day in Northern Ireland - What to see in Downpatrick

Dufferin Coaching Inn is located just a stone's throw away from Downpatrick, a town famous for its Monastic heritage. Known as Saint Patrick’s town, the quiet area comes alive during the St. Patrick’s Day festivities.

We caught up with an expert on the area’s historic inheritance, Dr Thérèse Cullen from Irish Monastic Tours who told us the must-see attractions in County Down during St. Patrick’s Day. 

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