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Bradshaw’s Guide

Holywood

Holywood, or Hollywood, is a pretty bathing place on the Lough, 5 miles from Belfast, where the Irish Presbyterians signed the Solemn League and Covenant, 1644. The church is on the site of a priory, from which the name of the place is derived.

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Places nearby

  • County Antrim : Belfast

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