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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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‘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...

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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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...

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 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...

Dublin City: the World’s Natural Wonders in One City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkaUacgFzFw&t=379s There's so much to explore in Ireland, but one place for the top of your list? The stunning capital city of Dublin. Not only does Dublin hold a unique place in Irish culture and history, in the present day it is now...
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Peace Wall Belfast – The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in the City (FREE)

Peace Wall Belfast  The Peace Walls are a series of barriers that were erected across the course of "The Troubles" to separate Catholic and Protestant neighbourhoods, which are still visible throughout Northern Ireland today. They are located throughout Belfast, Derry, Portadown and...

Film Locations in Italy: Cities and Landscapes

Roman civilization is one that is famed for its culture, so it is only natural that Italy has inspired so many artists over the course of...

24 Hours in Cairo: One of the World’s Oldest Cities

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is one of the oldest cities in the world, so it might be difficult to navigate it in one...

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Delve into Some Interesting Facts about the Toasts of Ireland

Ever wondered why people clink glasses before drinking? Well, this is what we all refer to as toasting or cheering. You probably knew that,...

The Son of Protagoras Mural, Belfast

  360 Degree Video experience of The Son of Protagoras Mural, Belfast by MTO - An International Graffiti Artist (Street Art)
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Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory, Belfast

Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory, Belfast - Aunt Sandra's Handmade Candy - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Asking kids and even their parents about...

Digging into the Secrets of Irish Pookas

Every country with a renowned history has its share of legends, myths, and traditional stories, as they help in shaping the cultural and historical existence...
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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...

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24 Hours in Cairo: One of the World’s Oldest Cities

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is one of the oldest cities in the world, so it might be difficult to navigate it in one day or decide exactly what you want to see....

Film Locations in Italy: Cities and Landscapes

Roman civilization is one that is famed for its culture, so it is only natural that Italy has inspired so many artists over the course of its history. Filmmakers, especially, have been enchanted with the...

Cillian Murphy: By Order of the Peaky Blinders

Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor who has become a household name due to being the star of acclaimed show, Peaky Blinders. Born and raised in County Cork, his father Brendan worked for the Irish...

Niall Horan: A One Direction Dream Come True

Irish singer and songwriter Niall Horan was born on the 13th of September 1993 in Mullingar, Ireland. He became a popular singer as a member of the band One Direction. In 2010, he participated as...

Discovering Ireland: County Cavan Outdoor Adventures

Here at ConnollyCove, we want to let all you travellers know about all the amazing things to do in our little Emerald Isle. For all you hikers and nature lovers, look no further. When it...

Marina Carr: The Modern Day Lady Gregory

Marina Carr is a modern Irish playwright which has received a dozen critically acclaimed awards and whose work has been translated into many languages across the world. She has written over 20 plays and has...

Paul Muldoon | Irish Poet

A poetry prize winner, an Oxford Professor and a globally known, celebrated poet. But where did he start his amazing journey? Paul Muldoon has written over 30 poetry collections and is known worldwide for his...

Top Attractions in Rome, Italy

One of the most visited destinations around the world, Rome, Italy, is a tourist hub with its abundance of natural landscapes and beautiful churches, museums, squares and attractions. Millions of tourists visit the main attractions in...

Michael Fassbender: The Rise of Magneto

Michael Fassbender is an Irish German actor, born on the 2nd of April 1977. He was born in Heidelberg, Germany to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele who is originally from Larne,...

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Fairy Glen

Who doesn't love a fairy story? We are going to share some background to fairies from all over the world and try and answer...

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....

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 Children of Lir: A Fascinating Irish Legend

The Children of Lir legend is a must know story that will meet your curiosity for history. So, if you're the type of person...

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...