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‘Oh, Danny Boy’: The Lyrics and History of Ireland’s Beloved Song

A popular song that has gone on to epitomise Irish culture, Danny Boy is a ballad with an ancient Irish melody. Despite the lyrics...
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Dunluce Castle – Incredible Medieval Castle on Cliffs in County Antrim

The Impressive Dunluce Castle Dunluce is a must-visit for anyone visiting or living in Northern Ireland. Its location is incredible, and the crumbling ruins impressive....
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Limavady – History, Attractions and Trails with Amazing Photos

Limavady is a small town that is 14 miles outside of Coleraine and only 17 miles outside of Derry/Londonderry city. Its postal area is...

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The Whole History of the Tuatha de Danann: Ireland’s Most Ancient Race

Treasure is not always about gold and money; it is not even about materialistic stuff at all. Treasure can lie in the most intangible things; ones that possess a great value. To get straight to the point, everything that shapes cultures...
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‘Oh, Danny Boy’: The Lyrics and History of Ireland’s Beloved Song

A popular song that has gone on to epitomise Irish culture, Danny Boy is a ballad with an ancient Irish melody. Despite the lyrics being penned by an Englishman, Danny Boy is associated with Irish communities. The tune is taken from...

An Insight into the Irish Wake and the Superstitions Associated with it

What is the meaning of life? The answer to this question may take forever. People rarely do know the reason for their existence in this life. On the other hand, you start appreciating whatever life has to offer when death comes...

The History, Lyrics and Meaning of the Amazing Grace Song

Amazing Grace has become one of the most beautifully haunting Christian hymns in the world. Many famous faces have covered the iconic song from Elvis Presley to Aretha Franklin to Johnny Cash. Even former US President Barack Obama has lent his...

Famous Irish Traditions: Music, Sports, Folklore & More

Ireland has always done things differently, we have our own Irish traditions and customs that make us unique to anywhere else in the world. From our language, music, arts, literature, folklore, cuisine and sports are all special to Irish people. Much of...
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Dunluce Castle – Incredible Medieval Castle on Cliffs in County Antrim

The Impressive Dunluce Castle Dunluce is a must-visit for anyone visiting or living in Northern Ireland. Its location is incredible, and the crumbling ruins impressive. Have a look at our photos and videos and decide for yourself. Whilst they don't compare to...

Famous Irish People Who Made History in Their Lifetime

What do an American president, an Oscar nominee, a scientist who was the first able to split the nucleus of an atom, and a rebel have in common? Well, they are all famous Irish people who made different breakthroughs in various...

100 Best Irish Historical Fiction to Consider Reading

Whether you are a vivid reader or someone who doesn’t read at all, we all share the curiosity of learning about the past. Long before we came into this world, more than a few incidents took place. Some of them actually...

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Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Ballycastle County Antrim - the small town that is located in county Antrim, Northern Ireland, happens to be a touristic place for the attractions...

Il Gusto Lisburn Road Restaurant Review

Il Gusto Restaurant Lisburn Road Looking for Italian with a local twist? This is a lovely little restaurant located on the Lisburn Road. Cosy and...

10 Irish Islands You Must Visit

Ireland is well known for its outdoor activities, incredible landscapes, and also for its multiple islands that will take your breath away. The Irish...

The Tower of London: England’s Haunted Monument

England has an abundance of famous monuments and landmarks, all of which mark significant events in history. Whether joyful or tragic, these events certainly...

Jamie Dornan: From the Fall to Fifty Shades

Jamie Dornan is an Irish actor, model and musician. Although his fame is largely due to the Fifty Shades trilogy, Jamie has had a...

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36 Wonderful Things to Do in Brittany, France

The major site of megaliths in Europe, Brittany (or Bretagne in French) is famous for its megalithic monuments and mysterious art vestiges. As a historical and cultural area in France, Brittany has a fascinating mix...

South Sinai, an Adventure Hub: 4 Captivating Places to Visit

South Sinai governorate is one of Egypt’s renowned touristic destinations. It is located in the southern part of Sinai Peninsula. Approximately 65 % of Egypt’s tourists visit south Sinai from all over the world. The...

Tsarska Bistritsa and Mount Musala Peak (Best 5 Tips)

What connects Tsarska Bistritsa and the Mount Musala Peak? Well, have you ever thought of spending your vacation on a mountain resort enjoying all sorts of activities, exploring the surrounding flora and fauna and marveling...

Trieste, a remarkable Italian Cosmopolitan City: 8 Must-see places

Travelers yearn for adventures and unprecedented experiences. One of the best destinations to visit in the world is Italy. It is the land of renaissance, history, poetry, and beauty. It is home to the strongest...

Norway: 17 Riveting Activities to Try for an Adventurous Trip 

With the temperature going down, winter is getting real in many places around the world. Snow is falling over different countries, covering vast lands and creating magnificent landscapes. What place would be better to live...

Your Travel Guide To The Best Of Warsaw, Poland

Many people associate Eastern Europe with the not-so-nice part of Europe, thinking that the cities are not as developed and worth seeing as those in the West. This is often the case with Polish cities...

The Seven Rila Lakes, Bulgaria (Complete Guide and the Best 7 Tips)

The Seven Rila Lakes are the most spectacular group of lakes in Bulgaria. The lakes are located in the Rila Mountain range which is in the southwest of Bulgaria and forms part of the Rila-Rhodope...

26 Things You Can’t-Miss In Krakow, Poland

  If you are looking for a new destination to spend an exciting weekend full of culture and new activities off the beaten track, then Krakow, Poland is the right city for you! Krakow is beautiful,...

Where to Go This Holiday Season for Great Vacation- Places, Attractions (Full Guide in 2021)

  Waiting for the perfect time is just like waiting for an eternity. If you dream of spending a fantastic vacation or want to travel around the world and you don't have time or maybe money...

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Samhain and the Unpopular Origins of Halloween

It’s the time of the year when things get spooky. The days get shorter, the leaves turn orange and brown, and supermarkets try to...

The History of the Easter Bunny & Traditions

In recent history, Easter has become a celebration of religion and the coming of spring for the whole family. But, where did these beloved...

Fancy a Pint? Here’s 7 of Ireland’s Oldest Pubs

Throughout Ireland, you can find over 7,000 pubs. While some are new and modern, there are a handful of pubs in Ireland that date...

Beware the Wail of the Banshee

Irish mythology and folklore are famed for its richness of detail, its abundance of memorable characters and its meaningful fables. From the most well-known...

Dive into the Finest Legends and Tales of the Irish Mythology

Mythology is important. In spite of being untrue- partially untrue- it is actually a significant part of every single culture around the world. It...