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Johnzy

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Antrim or Down?
« on: April 25, 2009, 11:47:51 AM »
According to wikipedia we are in Antrim and Down so which one is the mother county? :-\ How do you know what team to support :)

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2009, 04:41:41 PM »
According to wikipedia we are in Antrim and Down so which one is the mother county? :-\ How do you know what team to support :)

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2009, 04:43:03 PM »
Altho I live in Antrim I support Down.  My dad was from Co. Down. :)

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2009, 07:20:56 PM »
my birth was registered in Down , so it has to be Down...Up Down!

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2009, 12:49:19 AM »
Support Kerry.....There's only one Kingdom!!!

There's the Kingdom of Mourne in Down ;)

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 08:52:09 AM »
   
  If part is in Antrim and a part in Down, doesn`t that make Belfast a Metropolis?

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009, 06:43:05 PM »
Up Donegal, Gods County :) :)

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2009, 07:58:51 PM »
a tricky one. .i think that as the river lagan is the divide between antrim and down and the larger section is in antrim.  .its antrim for me

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2009, 10:21:29 AM »
Everything goes Down hill once you cross the bridge, my wife is a proud Ballymaccarrot Co. Down woman.
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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2009, 10:10:40 PM »
Why does the BT Post code make everyone in County Antrim.  I live at  Four Winds  which is in the townland of Ballymaconaghy Co Down... Carryduff is in Co. Down  but all have a BT8 *** Co. Antrim  post code

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2009, 12:49:51 AM »
There's another thread that delineates the two, Antrim man myself

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2009, 05:26:50 AM »
does it not just depend which side of thon wee sheugh you are livin?  ::)
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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2009, 09:51:22 AM »
The clue is in the name - Béal Feirste
The Farset rising and outflowing in Antrim
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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2009, 11:50:55 PM »
Why does the BT Post code make everyone in County Antrim.  I live at  Four Winds  which is in the townland of Ballymaconaghy Co Down... Carryduff is in Co. Down  but all have a BT8 *** Co. Antrim  post code

You might find that The Temple is in Co Antrim.

Dundonald and Gilnahirk are both in Co Antrim:    
     
Old Moat Inn, 933 Upper Newtownards Rd, Dundonald, Belfast, County Antrim, BT16 1RQ

Winemark‎ 123 Gilnahirk Rd, Belfast, County Antrim, BT5 7QL‎

BTW, I live near Forestside, and I'm in Co Antrim  ... they say ...  ;)  :)

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Re: Antrim or Down?
« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2009, 12:43:18 AM »
I don't know about now, but when I was young Belfast had County Status, and was governed by Belfast Borough County Council, so it was technically a county in its own right and Antrim and Down were of no real relevance to it's citizenry - unless you were reading a map.
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