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Sperrin Mountains

(ˈspɛrɪn)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in NW Northern Ireland
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Cormac McAleer of Save Our Sperrins said: "The community will not stand idly by and be ridden over roughshod by a clique of gold prospectors and their willing cohorts.
Jonathan bell MLA said: Sperrins Metal Storage has demonstrated great energy and focus in winning this new contract, estimated to be worth 250,000 to supply its mobile shelving into the Ministry of Interior in Qatar.
Six months later, in November 1888, he stated that he was a nailcaster living in Witton Street, off Garrison Lane when he was charged with assaulting police constables Sperrins and Madeley.
The achievement of The Natural History of Ulster is to make clear the extent to which it is a place of enormous natural wealth as well - in terms of the varied landscapes (The Mournes, Lough Erne, Strangford, Lough Neagh, the Blue Stack Mountains, Tory Island, Rathlin, the Sperrins, the Rosses, the cliffs at Horn Head) and their rich flora and fauna (tiger moths, fritillary butterflies, brown and rainbow trout, herons, corncrakes, peregrines, blackbirds, bluebell woods, buttercup meadows, orchids and wood anemones, to name only a very few).
ALTHOUGH I'm a huge fan of Ireland, having visited more times than I can honestly recollect, I had never heard of - let alone visited - the Sperrins region.
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JUSTINE HALIFAX enjoys a X romantic getaway to a spectacular part of Northern Ireland ALTHOUGH I'm a huge fan of Ireland, having visited more times than I can honestly recollect, I had never heard of - let alone visited - the Sperrins region.
I was really pleased to see your article on the Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Northern Ireland (July 2009).
Once I'd stuffed myself with a bowl of stew and champ and several pints of Guinness, it was time for a bus trip through the Sperrins landscape, a rich tapestry of pasture, woods and hills.
Following exploration in the Sperrins, an initial 180 ounces of gold was taken from the Cavanacaw mine.
Our diverse and scenic journey takes us through this lesser-traveled area to the Mourne Mountains, the Sperrins, and the Antrim Glens, with a unique opportunity to cross the now-open border to Donegal in the Irish Republic, Traveling by minibus and accompanied by a learned Irish historian and guide, we'll hike and sightsee by day, then retire to B&Bs for 4-5 nights in each location, We'll enjoy great European cuisine and optional pub visits for traditional Irish music (the craic) and dancing.
After last year's trip along the scenic route to Croke Park the men from the Sperrins know that all is not lost.