A torchbearer at the Giant's Causeway
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Olympic torch: Audio tour of Northern Ireland route

The Olympic torch relay is taking a tour of Northern Ireland over five days and making a visit across the border to Dublin.

For BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show, Professor Philip Stott examines the history and beauty of the route in this audio tour.

In the coming weeks, the show will take in Scone Palace, the crowning site of the kings of Scots, in Perthshire on 12 June and on 3 July it will visit the English market town of Melton Mowbray.

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  • 05 Jun 2012
  • From the section UK