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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...

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...
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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...

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...

Charlotte Riddell: The Queen of Ghost Stories

Christened Charlotte Eliza Lawson Cowan and known as Mrs J. H. Riddell in her later years, Charlotte Riddell (30th September 1832 – 24th September 1906) was...

Top 13 Must-See Museums in Amsterdam

  Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands. It is the country’s most populous city and its most visited. Dubbed The Venice of the North for...

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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...

The Best Food Guide to Belfast

Belfast is an exciting place to visit, especially when it comes to its unbelievable food scene, with new restaurants popping up in the city,...

Famous Irish Women

There are many brilliant famous Irish women who have paved the way for others. From authors, writers, historians, fighters and more. Irish women are...
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Tubbercurry, County Sligo, Ireland

Tubbercurry - or as it is sometimes pronounced "Tobercurry" - is the second largest town in the county of Sligo in Ireland
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Giant’s Ring, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Giant's Ring, Lisburn, Northern Ireland - Before reaching the Giant's Ring in Belfast, we had our road trip filled with millions of questions from...

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Top 13 Must-See Museums in Amsterdam

  Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands. It is the country’s most populous city and its most visited. Dubbed The Venice of the North for its numerous canals, Amsterdam is a popular destination for...

Charlotte Riddell: The Queen of Ghost Stories

Christened Charlotte Eliza Lawson Cowan and known as Mrs J. H. Riddell in her later years, Charlotte Riddell (30th September 1832 – 24th September 1906) was a Victorian-era writer born in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Publishing...

The Extraordinary Irish Giant: Charles Byrne

    Gigantism, or giantism, is a rare medical condition characterised by excessive height and growth significantly above average human height. While the average human male is 1.7m tall, those suffering from gigantism tend to average between...

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...

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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...

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...

The Legend of Finn McCool and the Isle of Man

For all the legend lovers out there, look nowhere further than the history and legends of Ireland. It is the perfect place around the...

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...