Slemish Mountain, Ballymena (IMG0711)

Slemish Mountain, Ballymena

A small stream winds it's way through the plains in Antrim with Slemish Mountain in the distance at dusk.

Slemish Mountain is one of County Antrim's most prominent mountains approximately 9 miles from Ballymena. A former volcanic plug played home to Ireland's Patron Saint - Patrick who was a slave here between the age of 16-22 yrs in the 5th Century. Its a popular place of pilgrimage on Saint Patrick's Day.
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