Antrim Genealogy Tours

Antrim

The Beautiful Antrim Coast & Dunluce Castle

County Antrim is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, has a population of about 618,000. It is one of six traditional counties of Northern Ireland and is within the historic province of Ulster. After the War of Independence Antrim was part of the partisan of Ireland and remains with five other Counties under British Rule.

The Glens of Antrim offers isolated rugged landscapes, the Giant’s Causeway is a unique landscape and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bushmills is famous for its whiskey. The majority of Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is in County Antrim, with the remainder being in County Down. (See our Antrim Coastal Tour)

Family Dynasties 1500-1600 AD

•          Irish –O’Haras, O’ Cahan ( kane)
•          Norman – De Courcey
•          Scottish -Mac Donnell , Bissett , MacQuillan, MacAlister
•          Viking – None

County Antrim-Things to do and may be possible to include within your Ancestral Townland Experience Tour

·      Belfast Museum and Archives off Genealogy records
·      Giants Causeway
·      Game Of Thrones
·      Carrick- A- Rede- Rope bridge
·      Carrickfergus Castle
·      Dunluce Castle
·      Bushmills Distillery
·      The Titanic Exhibition
·      The Irish Linen Centre
·      Mount Sandal Neolithic Site