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Who knows the connection between the Mourne Mountains and a classic children’s book? Hint: it all starts with a wardrobe.
It is C.S. Lewis t"The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.”
The mountains are immortalised in a song written by Percy French in 1896, “The Mountains of Mourne”. The song has been recorded by many artists, including Don McLean.
Linked themes: Music
The scenery of the Mourne Mountains have also provided the backdrop for a number of films, including Philomena (film).
Linked themes: Film