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Bradshaw’s Guide


This town has a population of about 2,560, engaged in the linen trade. Here are ruins of a castle given by Charles I. to the Obyns and which belongs to the Duke of Manchester, Close at hand is Ballyworkan seat of G. Pepper, Esq.

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    This is the great seat of the Irish linen trade, and the capital of Ulster, in Antrim county, at the mouth of the Lagan.

  • County Down : Rostrevor

    This is a pretty and fashionable watering place in Carlingford Bay.

  • County Down : Warrenpoint

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