A postcard from Belfast (Andrea)
  • A postcard from Belfast (Andrea)
  • A postcard from Belfast (Andrea)

A postcard from Belfast (Andrea)

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Date of dispatch : 2012-04-23

Country: Ireland

  Belfast City Hall is the civic building of the Belfast City Council. Located in Donegall SquareBelfastCounty AntrimNorthern Ireland, it faces north and effectively divides the commercial and business areas of the city centrePlans for the City Hall began in 1888 when Belfast was awarded city status by Queen Victoria. This was in recognition of Belfast's rapid expansion and thriving linenrope-makingshipbuilding andengineering industries. During this period Belfast briefly overtook Dublin as the most populous city on the island of Ireland.