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Today’s townland is Ballyloughan in County Down.

The townland is bisected by two main routes.  Cars and buses use the A22 road to drive between Dundonald and Comber.  168 more words


The Balloo Boys

And then there’s also this from the session they played at Balloo House . . .


Canadian Corner: New York Central Steam and Electric Locomotives

Featured subjects on February’s Canadian Corner post are New York Central Railway steam and Detroit River Tunnel electric locomotives in southwestern Ontario.


Castle Espie

Castle Espie is a townland on the western shore of Strangford Lough.  According to the PLACENAMESNI website, the origin of the name Castle Espie is “castle of the bishop”, in translation from the Irish “ 80 more words



Ballyalton is a townland in County Down, close to Newtownards and Comber.  It borders two townlands that have already appeared on this blog – Scrabo… 70 more words



Killynether is a townland in County Down.  It hugs the slopes of the hill topped by Scrabo.

The name may, according to my usual source of… 57 more words


NI parkruns: Comber

In my continuing journey around all of Norn Irn’s parkruns, I’m trying to tick off the closest ones first.  Comber seems like it’s far away, but really, it’s only 12 miles from Lisburn, a pleasant 20 minute journey. 341 more words