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Arts and crafts in Antrim

Antrim (including Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Lame, Lisburn and Newtownabbey) is in Northern Ireland. It has a population of around 648,000 and covers approximately 304,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Down, Londonderry.

One of the six counties of Northern Ireland and located to the north east. Antrim is home to the world famous Giants Causeway (Clochán an Aifir). The causeway was created by volcanic activity about 60 millions years ago, and is now a world heritage site.

Ian Cochrane

(Born 1941 in Moylarg in Antrim), Fiction

Cochrane is an Irish novelist known for his often dark honour and jokey titles like Ladybird in a Loony-bin and Jesus on a Stick.

Clive Staples Lewis

(Born 1898 in Belfast in Antrim), Fiction

Perhaps best known for writing the Chronicles of Narnia C.S.Lewis was a scholar and novelist born in Belfast.

John OKane Murray

(Born 1847 in Antrim), Nonfiction

Physician and author of books on Irish poets and poetry, lessons in English literature, biographies and history.