Carrickfergus


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Carrickfergus

(ˌkærɪkˈfɜːɡəs)
n
1. (Placename) a town in E Northern Ireland, in Carrickfergus district, Co Antrim; historic settlement of Scottish Protestants on Belfast Lough; Norman castle. Pop: 27 201 (2001)
2. (Placename) a district of E Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 37 659 (2001). Area: 83 sq km (32 sq miles)
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A MAJOR archaeological dig at Carrickfergus Castle began yesterday.
It is understood Mr Horner, from Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, recently relocated to Bangor amid fears he would be targeted in the same loyalist paramilitary feud that claimed the life of his friend George Gilmore in Carrickfergus two months ago.
A large number of officers in riot gear moved into the Castlemara estate in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, amid reports of disturbances on Friday night.
The baton was also taken to Carrickfergus, Scrabo Tower, the Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge as well as Londonderry before ending the day in Enniskillen.
She is also the Countess of Strathearn and Lady Carrickfergus, following her husband's lesser titles, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus.
Her party's offices in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, and Bangor, Co Down, have also been attacked by loyalists.
William also became the Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus, which means Kate will become the Countess of Strathearn and Baroness Carrickfergus.
He also became the Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus, and Kate the Countess of Strathearn and Baroness Carrickfergus - though the titles are expected to be used only rarely, mainly in Scotland, where they met and fell in love, and Northern Ireland respectively.
Award-winning painter and former teacher Eamonn Murphy, 61, from Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, was caught up in the disaster on Buchaille Etive Mhor, near Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday.
Tesco has recently relocated within Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, opening a new 16m [pounds sterling] outlet.
It may be too late for him to reach the heights of his coach, former four-time world champion Billy Murray, but Dessie is already a champion in the eyes of his grandchildren who will be holding his spit-bucket in the Carrickfergus Leisure Centre on August 28.
A booby trap car bomb and other explosives were seized in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, close to where a man was shot and critically wounded.