National parks of Northern Ireland


National parks of Northern Ireland
Example of Mourne Mountains scenery

There are, at present, no national parks in Northern Ireland and moves to establish a national park in the Mourne Mountains have proved to be controversial.[1] If established, it would stretch from Carlingford Lough to Newcastle and Slieve Croob, creating a tourism boom and up to 2,000 jobs. On the other hand, there are fears that it could drive up house prices making it difficult for young, local couples to set up home in the area.

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