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From the Lagan to the lough.

From the Lagan to the lough.

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Published by Belfast Lough Events Promotion in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBelfast Lough Events Promotion.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio (2 leaflets) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18283416M

By Pyevtsov) as the Ambal-ashkan, Kalga-lagan and Ara-tagh. By Belfast Lough and the Lagan river dividing it from the county Down, W. The valleys of the Bann and Lagan, with the intervening shores of Lough Neagh, form the fertile lowlands. "My Lagan Love" is a song to a traditional Irish air collected in in northern Donegal. The English lyrics have been credited to Joseph Campbell (–, also known as Seosamh MacCathmhaoil and Joseph McCahill, among others). Campbell was a Belfast man whose grandparents came from the Irish-speaking area of Flurrybridge, South started collecting songs in County Antrim.

Route Belfast. From Lanyon Place, the line crosses the River Lagan on the Lagan Viaduct, branches from the Bangor line, recrosses the Lagan parallel to the M3 motorway on the Dargan Bridge and reaches its first stop, Yorkgate, which replaced the former York Road terminus in Parallel to the dual five-lane M2 motorway (once the UK's widest), the line now heads northeast, past the main. Lagan Navigation Trust are a not for profit organisation who will act as custodians for this major project. From Belfast to Lough Neagh, the Lagan Navigation travels East to West, 27 miles with 27 locks, 20 road bridges, 12 footbridges and 1 Railway Bridge.

Anglers can fish downstream from Red bridge and upstream of Shaw's Bridge from the towpath. This section is mainly a coarse fishery (River Lagan Stranmillis Stretch). How to get there. Location on Google maps; Shaw's Bridge is on the Belfast ring road between Newtownbreda (Forestside Shopping Centre) and Malone Road. Get this from a library! Once upon the Lagan: the story of the Lagan Canal. [May Blair] -- The Lagan Canal made the River Lagan navigable from Belfast to Lough Neagh, a distance of 27 miles along the borders of Antrim and Down and a portion of Armagh. Construction began in and was.


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Lagan and Lough Cycle Way. Co Antrim. Book Tickets Online. About The route begins at Loughshore Park in Jordanstown. Begin cycling through Whiteabbey village and stop at Hazelbank Park for picture perfect views across Belfast Lough.

Continue along North Foreshore Path to Donegal Quay. Belfast Lough. Belfast Lough. Co Antrim. Book Tickets Online. About On arrival in Belfast, visit the Lagan Weir and learn about the history of the river Lagan and the Titanic. Return north along the same route or take the train to Whiteabbey.

This is a flat, coastal route. The Lagan Canal was a kilometre (27 mi) canal built to connect Belfast to Lough first section, which is a river navigation, was opened inand linked Belfast to second section from Lisburn to Lough Neagh includes a small amount of Date of first use: The River Lagan (from Irish Abhainn an Lagáin, meaning 'river of the low-lying district'; Ulster Scots: Lagan Wattèr) is a major river in Northern Ireland which runs miles (86 km) from the Slieve Croob mountain in County Down to Belfast where it enters Belfast Lough, an inlet of the Irish River Lagan forms much of the border between County Antrim and County Down in the east of Country: Northern Ireland.

Der Lagan (irisch An Lagáin; in der Antike Logia) ist ein Fluss in Nordirland. Er entspringt am Slieve Croob in den Bergen des County Down und fließt etwa 60 km über Dromara, Dromore, Moira und Lisburn nach mündet er in den Belfast Lough (Bucht von Belfast).

Nebenflüsse sind der Ravernet, der Carryduff und der Farset. entstand ein Wehr in Belfast, das Lagan Weir, um. My Lagan Love is the latest addition to Cottage Publications' illustrated book series – previous releases include By the Lough’s North Shore, Donegal Islands and Strangford’s Shores – and charts the story of the Lagan from source at Slieve Croob to entering the sea at Belfast Lough.

The Lagan & Lough Way is a 21 mile mostly traffic-free walk on a shared-use path. It connects Lisburn, Belfast and Jordanstown. The route starts at Union Locks south of Lisburn, passes through Lagan Valley Regional Park with sights including the National Trust property at Minnowburn and the historic Giant's Ring archaeological site.

Philip Dixon Hardy wrote in The Northern Tourist, or Stranger's Guide to the north and north west of Ireland: including a particular description of Belfast, the Giant's Causeway, and every object of picturesque interest in the district referred to William Curry, Jun and Co, Dublin The river Lagan, although of very considerable breadth in the.

The Lagan and Lough Cycle way is a great cycling route suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities. The Lagan Towpath route is a level, traffic-free cycle ride or walk that provides beautiful views along the River Lagan and Canal system through a variety of riverside meadows and.

Lagan Canals: A mile canal connection between Belfast and Lough Neagh, the first section of the Lagan Canals opened inlinking Belfast to Lisburn. The canals have seen a series of restoration efforts, with the route now one of the most popular amongst Northern Ireland’s community of dog walkers, joggers and amateur photographers.

Lagan and Lough Cycle Way 12 Miles The Lagan and Lough Cycle Way is a level, 21 mile traffic-free cycle ride or walk connecting Lisburn, Belfast and Jordanstown. Belfast, city, district, and capital of Northern Ireland, located on the River Lagan, at its entrance to Belfast Lough (inlet of the sea).

Belfast became a city by royal charter in After the passing of the Government of Ireland Act,it became the seat of the government of Northern Ireland. 🔹 Dates: Week 1: Mon 27 July – Fri 31 July Week 2: Mon 3 Aug – Fri 7 Aug Week 3: Mon 10 Aug – Fri 14 Aug Week 4: Mon 17 Aug – Fri 21 Aug Venues: 🔹 Lagan Valley LeisurePlex am – pm 🔹 Lough Moss Leisure Centre pm – pm 🔹 Suitable for ages 8 – 14 years.

A vivid record of working-class experience at the turn of the century. The horse-drawn barges of the Lagan Canal once played a vital role in the transport system of Northern Ireland, carrying tons of merchandise between Belfast and the Lough Neagh ports.

Personal memories of the surviving canal people -- lock-keepers and lightermen, bank-rangers and haulers, are included, as well as their. The Lagan Valley is an area of Northern Ireland. It is between Belfast and Lisburn. The Lagan is a famous river that flows into Belfast Lough.

For a section, the river forms part of the border between the counties of Antrim and Down. It is named after the River Lagan (from Irish Abhainn an Lagáin, meaning'river of the low-lying district'; Ulster Scots: Lagan Wattèr).

View times & Prices Book Online Vitality gym and group exercise classes have reopened exclusively to Vitality members. Prebooking for all gym and class sessions is essential. *The 25m Swimming Pool & Mission Inflatable will open on Fri 7th Aug.

Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, 18 Lisburn Leisure Park, Lisburn, Co Antrim, BT28 1LP. Work has started to revitalise a 19th century waterway created to connected Belfast with Lough Neagh.

The aim of the £4m project is to reopen the route. Lagan Boat Company was established in by Derek Booker and Joyce Anderson, and in our early years we navigated up the River Lagan to Cutter’s Wharf. Inwe ventured across the weir and were one of the first tourist attractions to tell the story of the RMS Titanic whilst sailing by where she was built and launched in Belfast Harbour.

LAGAN COLLEGE UPDATE PAGE 5 Mrs Michelle Beckett, Head of English, was the special guest of honour recently at Lough View Integrated Primary School where she opened their new ‘Book Nook’ literacy hub.

It was a great opportunity to strengthen relations with one of our feeder primary schools and promote the importance of reading and writing. The river Lagan, although of very considerable breadth in the immediate vicinity of Belfast, and running nearly thirty miles, is yet by far too inconsiderable to be of any great advantage to the town in the way of trade or commerce.

By its means, however, a regular communication is kept up between Belfast, Lisburn, and Lough Neagh. As far -back asit was suggested that a canal should be cut from Moira to the Lough but like many a good idea it was shelved for many years.

Well, over a century - later, inthe Lagan Canal was officially -opened when the horse drawn barge, Lord Hertford, made the trip from Belfast to Lisburn.The Lagan towpath is a fascinating way to wander through Northern Ireland’s capital and enjoy the natural beauty of the River Lagan itself – our main and prominent river.

It takes the walker along the river and the historical canal, through wetland, meadows and woods, from Belfast to the city of Lisburn – a distance of around 11 miles.The two largest rivers are the Lagan and the Bann, both of which rise in the county of Down: at Belfast the Lagan spreads into the wide aestuary called the bay of Belfast, or Belfast Lough, and above it, with the aid of several cuts, has been made navigable to Lisburn, forming part of the navigation between Belfast and Lough Neagh: the Bann flows through Lough Neagh and Lough Beg, and.