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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...

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...
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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...

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...

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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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...

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Turoe Pet Farm- Children’s Outdoor Activity Centre Galway

If you are looking for fun things to do in Galway or what to do in Galway with the kids then Turoe Pet Farm...
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Christmas Market and Lights: A Belfast Christmas

Christmas is considered the most magical time of the year and the city of Belfast certainly doesn’t disappoint when it comes to spreading Christmas...
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St. Patrick’s Day in Northern Ireland

St. Patrick's Day - which is also known as the feast of Saint Patrick or which might be called St. Paddy's - is a...
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Top 10 Things To Do in London – London Attractions

Check out our list of the Top 10 Things To Do in London 10. Take a walk around Hyde Park This is definitely one of the...
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Glenariff Forest Park, Glens of Antrim

Glenariff Forest Park is found in county Antrim, Northern Ireland and is part of Glenariff glen itself. The whole place is 2928 acre and...

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Writers’ Worlds: Ireland’s Top Attractions for Literature Lovers

Ireland has a rich literary heritage. Writers' Worlds have fascinated literature lovers and developed top attractions through the island. Steeped in history and cultural identity, Irish literature often features classic Celtic mythology and folklore, harking...

Ireland’s Best Art Museums

Ireland is home to dozens of art museums and galleries. Ireland's best art museums and galleries are unique hubs that expose visitors to aesthetical and educational works created by talented professional and amateur artists. The...

Best Irish Artists to Stream

Music is good for the soul and there are plenty of options of easy listening from the island of Ireland. Renowned for their traditional ballads and reels, local Irish music has continued to pay homage...

Staycation England: Holiday at Home

The Queen, freshly brewed tea, scones with jam and cream. All these are quintessential ideals of Englishness. England is a country with stunning landscapes, great culture, and metropolitan cities. For a great staycation, England offers...

Chetham’s Library: Britain’s Oldest Free Public Reference Library

Chetham’s Library, in the heart of Manchester’s Medieval Quarter, is the oldest free public reference library in the United Kingdom. A former hospital, it is a beautiful sandstone building dating from 1421, originally built to...

Best Irish Literature: Authors Who Shaped the Island

The island of Ireland has had an assortment of nicknames over the years. From the Emerald Isle to the Land of Saints and Scholars, there is one thing that has become synonymous with the latter...

Everyone Is A Scholar: Best University Courses Online

University was a privilege denied to many but, through the reins of technology, this is a thing of the past. University education can be incredibly expensive but a lot of world-class institutions are opening their...

Best Free Online Courses: Learning Sites

Education is something that should never really end and, luckily, there are plenty of sites that facilitate learning online. From short online courses to full-blown online degrees, the internet is teeming with possibilities and subjects...

Off the Beaten Track: Adventure in Northern Ireland

Gone are the days of visitors to Northern Ireland being solely reliant on guided tours and regular pilgrimages to the holy grail of tourism at the Giant’s Causeway. Plenty of options are available for an...

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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...

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 Curious Case of Irish Curses

An island people the Irish may be, yet the history of Ireland has never been insular or inward-looking. Instead, it is a story of...

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...