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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...

10 Fantastic Family-Friendly Attractions in Belfast

Belfast is a great city. It has a little bit of everything for everyone. Whether you’re a solo traveler, traveling with a group of friends or...

Galway Races: Ireland’s Biggest Horse Racing Festival

Horse racing has had a long tradition in Galway. It is also the largest of the horse racing festivals in Ireland and one of the most...

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360 Degree Video of ST Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Armagh

Built in phases between 1840 and 1904 - the Cathedral was to serve the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Armagh - as the original Medieval...

Where to Stay in Derry | A Guide to Derry’s Top Hotels

Have you ever wanted to visit Northern Ireland's Walled City? Look no further! Here at ConnollyCove we have comprised all the information about the...

Samuel Beckett: An Irish Author

Here at ConnollyCove, we love all literature. Continue reading to discover the life and success of the Irish author: Samuel Beckett. Beckett: The Irish Author's...
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Amazing Causeway Coast Road Trip

Ever wondered where Game of Thrones is filmed? I decided to go on a Causeway Coast/North Coast road trip to check out some of...
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Game of Thrones Door 9, Ballygally Castle Hotel

The Irish Doors from the Game of Thrones Seasons - when trees fell in The Dark Hedges - they were crafted into beautiful pub...

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10 Fantastic Family-Friendly Attractions in Belfast

Belfast is a great city. It has a little bit of everything for everyone. Whether you’re a solo traveler, traveling with a group of friends or with a family, there are attractions for everyone in...

Galway Races: Ireland’s Biggest Horse Racing Festival

Horse racing has had a long tradition in Galway. It is also the largest of the horse racing festivals in Ireland and one of the most known tracks in the world. Race week in Galway...

5 Amazing Must-See Flower Fields In Europe

Spring is such a lovely time of year in Europe. There is sun, warm weather and the big bloom of all the plants and flowers. Europe is overflowing with gorgeous flowers and gardens. Gardens have...

3 Top Sports Museums to Visit in the US

Sports are one of the most loved activities in the world. Each country has its unique sport that they excel at, and some countries with multiple. Some countries even have sports that are all their...

10 Amazing Coastal Swimming Spots in Ireland

One of the best features of Ireland are the beaches. Swimming? On an island that’s cold and rainy a majority of the year? Yeah, it doesn’t sound too pleasing. However, on a hot day (And...

Shibden Hall: A Monument of Lesbian History in Halifax

Shibden Hall in Halifax, West Yorkshire, has recently gathered attention. The location has become the main filming location for the BBC TV series Gentleman Jack. The show is based on the diaries of Anne Lister,...

The Top Ten Things to Do in Nottingham for Families

Famous for its geese, lace, and rebels, Nottingham boasts a wide array of family-friendly parks and attractions, making it definitely worth a visit. From splashing around at the National Water Sports Centre to walking in...

New York City: A Tourist’s Guide To The Big Apple

Ah… New York City. The city so many dream of living in. The romanticized streets of Manhattan, the scene of so many romantic comedies, and one of the tourist capitals of the world. If you’ve...

10 Amazing Places You Must Visit in Trieste

Rome, Venice, Florence, those are the cities most tourists visit and rave about. Have you heard about Trieste though? An amazingly charming city and seaport in northeastern Italy, just on the border of Slovenia.  The city...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

The Superstitious Fairy Trees in Ireland

Ireland has always been a place filled with fascinating folklore and stories. One very interesting folklore surrounds those of the mystical Irish Fairy trees....