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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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County Tipperary: Behold the Treasures of Ireland’s Nature

Completely both landlocked and rural, County Tipperary is Ireland's largest inland county. The county is popular for its rich and fertile farmland, raised bogland,...
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The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace – London Attractions

Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous and top attractions of the city; for the way it appear, for being the royal palace...

Vinegar Hill, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

Vinegar Hill is famous for one of the most important battles during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. The battle was one last attempt to...

Explore the Haunted Wicklow Gaol, County Wicklow

Out of the many attractions found in County Wicklow, one that is a must visit for all visitors to the area is the Wicklow...
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Game of Thrones Filming Location – Cushendun Caves

The Cushendun Caves were formed millions of years back - about 400 million years - and due to some weather conditions. These caves are...

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Top Things to Do in Garden City, Cairo

Garden City is a very prestigious neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt. It was founded by Khedive Ismail, near the Semiramis Hotel, so that the upper class of society could live and he could host foreigners for...

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The King Farouk Rest House

The King Farouk Rest House Museum is located directly on the banks of the Nile, six km west of Helwan, along the main road from Cairo to Helwan. The rest house was designed in the form...

Famous Parks and Gardens in Cairo

The city of Cairo, Egypt, is known for its many open spaces, gardens and parks where families go during days off and official holidays to enjoy their time in the open air. Some of these...

5 Amazing Archaeological Houses in Cairo

As Egypt’s ancient capital, there are countless historical and archaeological houses in Cairo. From wealthy merchants, to ordinary citizens, millions of people have lived out their days in Cairo, leaving behind traces in time. Here are...

Things to Do and Places to Stay in Ain El Sokhna

Ain El Sokhna  is one of the famous tourist towns in Egypt, and a lovely holiday destination because of its beautiful nature. Ain El Sokhna is located on the coast of the Red Sea, near...

Top Landmarks and Locations to Explore in Old Cairo

The oldest section or district in Cairo is described by many names, either Old Cairo, Islamic Cairo, Cairo of Al-Muizz, Historic Cairo, or Medieval Cairo, it mainly refers to the historical areas of Cairo, which...

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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...

The Globally Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day Construed

Bringing millions of people together from different parts of the world, St. Patrick’s Day is perhaps one of the most hotly-anticipated celebrations of the...

Interesting Facts about the Irish Legend of the Children of Lir

Thanks to the continental drift, the world has separated into more than a few continents. Successively, each continent has several countries as well. Before...

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...

Troubled Soil: Islandmagee’s Hidden History

Hidden in the rocky hills of County Antrim’s east coast lies Islandmagee, a grassy peninsula town epicentre to the nearby ports of Larne and...