Author name: Sunny Bangor

Bangor Eisenhower Pier, Tourist Attractions in Bangor Northern Ireland

Bangor’s Eisenhower (North) Pier

Bangor Pier is officially known these days as the Eisenhower Pier, or occasionally the North Pier by some local folk who really aren’t fussed for change. The pier is located pretty much next to the Bangor Marina, to the north, where there’s a free and not-so-busy car park at the entrance. So it should be easy enough to …

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North Down Museum, North Down Bangor Museum in Northern Ireland

The North Down Museum: Bangor’s Heritage Centre

The name ‘North Down Museum’ is a little misleading for visitors to Bangor, given it’s named after the local borough council, just to keep the regional neighbours happy. But most people still call it the Bangor Museum, as it is obviously located in Bangor, or the ‘Bangor Heritage Centre’, which was an earlier and better name for …

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Bangor Bell in North Down Bangor Museum in Northern Ireland

In the Footsteps of Saint Columbanus

Written by former councillors Anne and Brian Wilson of North Down Borough Council. In 2015, to commemorate the designated Year of Columbanus, myself and Anne set off in the footsteps of the greatest Bangorian of all times. A journey to commemorate the 1400th anniversary of his death in Bobbio (Italy) and his importance which is recognised by …

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Fanfan Wilson, Best Cafes in Bangor City Northern Ireland

A Cafe Tour of Bangor and Beyond

I’ve found myself in an unlikely routine with Bangor’s old folk, where I’d wake and be working at 05:00AM, before joining the retirees of the family for their routine cafe breakfast. At the same time, I’m really not one for cafes or coffee shops, and my only incentive would be for a good traditional Ulster …

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