Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Lisburn (map) is the third largest city in Northern Ireland and the sixth largest on the island of Ireland. It is located on the River Lagan, to the southwest of Belfast. Lagan has a population of 71,000 (2011 estimate). It was granted city status by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002, on the occasion of her Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Guide to Lisburn Hotels
Here's a list of hotels in Lisburn that you can book online, with full description, star rating, address, location map, evaluation, and prices as offered by different booking sites. This helps you to make your room booking with the site that offers the best price.
Lisburn Cathedral, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
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More on Lisburn
It is not known for sure how Lisburn got its name, but theories abound. The town was originally known as Lisnagarvy, and was first mentioned as Lisburn in 1662. The town is the birthplace of Ireland's linen industry, which is remembered today at the Irish Linen Centre at the Old Market Square.
Lisburn is just about 10 minutes to the southwest of Belfast by car.
Lisburn Market House
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Places of Interest in Lisburn
- Linen Museum
Museum created to preserve and interpret artifacts related to the Irish linen industry.
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