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On Location Video: Northern Ireland trades The Troubles for Game of Thrones

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The real-life site of Kingsroad from Game of Thrones lies in Northern Ireland.

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Greg Brosnan

Northern Ireland — Long known for sectarian conflict, Northern Ireland is now in the grip of a new story of politics and violence. Much of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones was filmed in Northern Ireland, and fans are flocking to see the real-life sites of their favorite scenes.