Places in Antrim

The culture and history of Ulster-Scots  surrounds us. Here are a few of the places in Ulster with special significance.

Dunluce Castle

Antrim

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The castle was originally built in 1500 by the McQuillans, who came from Scotland in the 1200s as hired mercenaries, and built the castle around 200 years later.

Ballygally Castle

Antrim

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By the 1830s the castle was being used as the dwelling of the principal officer of the local Coastguard

Sentry Hill

Antrim

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Sentry Hill house and farm remained in family ownership until 1996 with the death of Dr Joe Dundee, grandson of William Fee McKinney who had built the impressive residence in the 1780s.

Patterson’s Spade Mill

Antrim

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Patterson's Spade Mill is the only surviving water-driven spade mill in Ireland.

Mossley Mill

Antrim

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The digital film archive in the mill contains over 70 hours of moving images from Northern Ireland from 1897 to 2000.

Carrickfergus Castle

Antrim

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Over the centuries, Carrickfergus Castle was used to hold prisoners, and was besieged numerous times

Bushmills Distillery

Antrim

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Bushmills is the oldest working distillery in Ireland.

Arthur Cottage

Antrim

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This cottage was the ancestral home of Chester A. Arthur, twenty-first president of the United States.

Andrew Jackson Cottage

Antrim

1750s

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The centre has an impressive exhibition on the life and career of Andrew Jackson (1767- 1845) 7th President of the United States of America whose parents emigrated from here in 1765.