Places to See | Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Joey Dunlop, born in Ballymoney in 1952, was affectionately known to motorcycle racing fans and competitors alike as, ‘King of the Roads’ and ‘Yer Maun.’ Through his courage and ambition he became one of the most successful riders of all time.
Tragically Joey lost his life whilst racing in Estonia on 2nd July 2000. It is estimated that 60,000 people from across the world came to Ballymoney to attend his funeral.
In this beautiful setting visitors to this place to see in Co Antrim have time to reflect on the unprecedented achievements of this much loved international motorcycling legend.
Address: Joey Dunlop Memorial Garden, Castle Street, Corner of Seymour Street, Ballymoney BT53 6JR