Well, in a neat little town they call Belfast, apprenticed to trade I was bound.
Many an hour's sweet happiness have I spent in that neat little town!
Belfast City Hall
(Photo by the author)
Northern Ireland's bustling capital city is hardly a “neat little town” anymore - it's a thriving
and diverse metropolis with a pop-ulation of more than a quarter-million. And despite dec-
ades of politically motivated vio-lence, it was recently declared to be the safest city in the
UK based on crime figures per capita.