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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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Bushmills, Causeway Coast, County Antrim

Exploring Northern Ireland and bringing the most beautiful attractions found around it is the mission we are on. In County Antrim, Northern Ireland, we visited Bushmills, Dunluce Castle and the Causeway Coast in order to bring the beauty of these places to...

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...

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Good Vibrations in Belfast: A Guide to Belfast for Movie Fans

From Game of Thrones, to Dracula Untold, to even TV shows like Line of Duty and the acclaimed movie Good Vibrations, Belfast is becoming...
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360 Degree Video of Fullerton Arms, Game of Thrones Room, Ballintoy

Fullerton Arms Ballintoy which has one of the famous GOT Doors is a lovely hotel, restaurant and pub in Ballintoy, County Antrim. The Fullerton...
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George Best Trail – George Best Family & Early Life in Belfast

George Best's Homelife in Belfast - A tribute to the Legend who's number 7 football jersey will be remembered for a long time. This...

Al Azhar Park, A Gigantic Gem in the Heart of Old Cairo

For its important location being Egypt's capital and the largest of all the provinces in addition to its historical status, Cairo has a great...

The Charming Town of Carlingford, Ireland

There are so many amazing places to explore on a trip to Ireland. A visit to the beautiful coastal town of Carlingford should be...

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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,...

Sean O’Casey | Greatest Irish Playwright

Sean O'Casey is known globally as an amazing Irish Playwright. He has written many plays that are still watched and studied widely today. He is known for many of his amazing plays, including his Dublin...

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 long career with more than one hit in film and television. His...

Derek Mahon: Ireland’s Leading Modern Poet

Derek Mahon is a widely known poet of the modern literary world. Loving Literature from a young age, his talent showed. However, as a young adult, was unsure if Literature was something he should pursue....

Visiting Glasgow | Ultimate Travel Guide

Are you interested in exploring Glasgow? Within Scotland's largest city you will find an array of attractions, something to suit every interest. Although it is not Scotland's Capital (that is Edinburgh), we can promise you will...

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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...

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...

The Celtic Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Ireland

The evolution of the world has been constant ever since the beginning of time. Thus, things change always; we miss things that used to...
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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...

Mythical Monsters in Irish Folklore

Irish folklore has lasted hundreds of years, if not more. Its popularity stems from the variety of myths and legends that have been passed...