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Borderlands – A journey through changing times

Borderlands - A journey through changing times. A celebration of the historical sites of Ireland's Eastern Border Region. Welcome to a journey through the ever changing landscape of ireland’s eastern border region. Recent changes in the region now allow easy access to many wonderful sites spanning 6ooo years of history. Here you’ll find wonderful scenery, warm and welcoming people as well as a wealth of archaeological history.

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Towards a Land Strategy for Northern Ireland

This report reviews the contributions that land makes to the economic and social fabric of Northern Ireland and the realisation of sustainable development and the principle pressures placed on the overall resource. Compilation of this report was informed by a range of stakeholder perspectives, and from detailed observation of the development of the Scottish Land Use Strategy. The principal recommendation of the review is to progress the planning, development and implementation of a Land Strategy for Northern Ireland by 2016. The vision of such a strategy would be for land and landscapes to be managed for the benefit of people’s well-being and prosperity, respecting the views of communities, groups and individuals, striving for environmental excellence, and making best use of its multi-functionality. Such a strategy would sit above the suite of sectoral policies, and aim to provide a framework to manage conflicting policy priorities and balance competing demands on land.

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Crossmaglen and Creggan Area Heritage Brochure

Crossmaglen is a small picturesque town in South Armagh with a population of approximately one and a half thousand people. The Irish translation is Crois Mhic Lionnáin, which literally means ‘Lennon’s Cross’. It is suggested that it is named after an Owen Lennon who lived here in the eighteenth century and who is famed as the owner of a shebeen, an illegal ale house. The focal point of Crossmaglen is Cardinal O’Fiaich Square, named after a local priest who became Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.

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