IRELAND: Great Northern & Southern

Inflexible on matters of principle, the Irish are often agreeable to little concessions on matters of practice. With never a good word to say of the territory that lies on the opposite side of the river from their own, Irishmen from north and south of the Boyne frequently find reason to cross the border. By far the pleasantest way to make the trip is via the Great Northern Railway lines, whose engines snort with brisk Ulster efficiency from the lazy glens of Antrim past the Mountains of Mourne. G.N.R. trains cross the...

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