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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...

Best Places to Visit in Taiwan

Best Places to Visit in Taiwan Although Taiwan is a small semi-tropical island in East Asia, it has a renowned reputation for travelers. In 2021 Taiwan was...

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Rossmore Forest Park, Monaghan, Ireland

Ireland is known to possess a lot of fascinating parks where you can sit to enjoy the tranquillity of the place. Greenery makes life...
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Where was Titanic Built? TITANIC QUARTER BELFAST-Harland & Wolff

"Icebergs loomed up and fell astern and we never slackened. It was an anxious time with the Titanic's fateful experience very close in our...

Everyone’s Favourite Seaside Resort: Bundoran, Donegal

Perfect Irish Destination Bundoran is a popular seaside resort that is located in the stunning County Donegal in Ireland. It has often been referred to...

Inspirational Irish Women Who Changed the World

Women have made incredible contributions to society and Ireland is no exception. Inspirational Irish women have transformed history and pioneered movements that still affect...
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Fun Day Out At W5 Belfast

W5 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is a place for both kids and grownups which they could go and have some fun in a different...

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Best Places to Visit in Taiwan

Best Places to Visit in Taiwan Although Taiwan is a small semi-tropical island in East Asia, it has a renowned reputation for travelers. In 2021 Taiwan was selected as the best place for living and ex-pats...

Top Places To Visit In Canada

Canada is a wonderful country full of places that suit every kind of person. Do you like to go on a hike in the mountains or do you like exploring cities with your family? Then...

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...

7 Things to Do in Ras Sidr

Ras Sidr is one of the best tourist destinations in Egypt. It is about 200 kilometers from Cairo on the Gulf of Suez, east of Suez City. Ras Sidr is divided into three regions which...

Amazing Things to Do in Ras El Bar

Ras El Bar is located in Damietta city, which is considered one of the most beautiful areas that can be visited during the winter and summer seasons, due to its location at the confluence of...

11 Things to Do in Nuweiba

Nuweiba is located in the South Sinai Governorate, on the Gulf of Aqaba. It is an important port there, spreading over an area of 5097 km2. Nuweiba was known as an isolated desert oasis but...

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...

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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 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...

Beware the Wail of the Banshee

Irish mythology and folklore are famed for its richness of detail, its abundance of memorable characters and its meaningful fables. From the most well-known...

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...
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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...