Lewis Sloan

Born in County Down, Lewis Sloan is a writer who has a passion for Irish travel and history. While studying toward a Master's in English Literary Studies at Queen's University Belfast, he held the role of Features Editor for The Gown, Belfast's largest independent student newspaper. When not writing, he can be found practicing yoga or petting every cat he meets on the street.

The Irish Celtic symbol for family

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Is Northern Ireland safe to visit? (What you need to know)

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How and where to see the Northern Lights in Ireland: All you need to know

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Top 100 Irish surnames and last names (family names ranked)

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The 5 best Irish ciders of all time, RANKED

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Latest Posts

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Top 10 mad facts about Irish food you never knew

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Have you ever wondered what makes an eejit that special breed of Irish person? — We will look at their culture, origins,...

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While Guinness is a world-famous beer, we’d still wager that there are many facts about the black stuff you never knew....

10 important things to know before going to Ireland

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