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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...

The Odyssey Complex

The Odyssey Complex is a sports and entertainment cylindrical shaped and a huge sporting arena on the eastern side of the river at the edge of...

Loughshore Park

Loughshore Park is located near the starting point of the Causeway Coastal Route, just off the Shore Road near the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, along...

The Knockagh Monument

Located in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, the Knockagh Monument war memorial for those from County Antrim who died in the first and second world wars. It...

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Giant’s Ring Belfast-Stone Age Passage Tomb

The Giant's Ring Belfast dates back to the Stone Age and is a passage tomb located just outside of Belfast. It is possibly from a...

Ireland Town Names and Their Meaning

Ever wondered why you see recurring letters in place names when in Ireland? Come on a journey with us as we at ConnollyCove explore...
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Hay’s Galleria – London Attractions

Take a trip down to Hay's Galleria while you are in London for some shopping and leisure activities. The place was originally a warehouse...
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Amazing Video of Northern Ireland

Places to visit in Northern Ireland - we included some of our favorite locations all across the North ( of Ireland ) also known...
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Bangor Harbour – Bangor Marina – A Lovely Seafront Walk

The award-winning Bangor Marina, at the heart of Bangor Town, Co. Down, is the most popular destination for holidays in Ireland. On the south...

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Verona: More Love Than Romeo and Juliet

The Italian city of Verona is a city on the Adige River in Veneto, Italy. It is one of the main tourist destinations in the region of northern Italy, and even Italy as a whole,...

The Upcoming Inauguration of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)

“The Grand Egyptian Museum is the most important cultural project in the world in the twenty-first century. It will be the greatest and largest museum in the world, and the interior design and display of...

The Knockagh Monument

Located in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, the Knockagh Monument war memorial for those from County Antrim who died in the first and second world wars. It can be found at the top of Knockagh Hill,...

The Odyssey Complex

The Odyssey Complex is a sports and entertainment cylindrical shaped and a huge sporting arena on the eastern side of the river at the edge of the Titanic Quarter. The complex features a hands-on science...

Loughshore Park

Loughshore Park is located near the starting point of the Causeway Coastal Route, just off the Shore Road near the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, along the shores of Belfast Lough. It is a great...

The Europa Hotel Belfast

One of Belfast's most prestigious and famous addresses, the Europa Hotel is both a landmark and something of an institution in Northern Ireland. A four-star hotel located in the heart of Belfast City, in Great...

Irish Staycation: 6 Of The Best Places at Home

Holidaying has become a bit of a tricky subject lately, with restrictions lifting on travel and airlines offering major discounts, now is the time to get a bargain holiday. However, many people are still cautious...

The Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and it was designed by the theatre architect Frank Matcham and opened in December 1895. The opera contains a 100-seat theatre space and three bars....

Alentejo: A Hidden Gem from Portugal

In the heart of Portugal, between Algarve and Lisbon, you will find Alentejo. One of the most exquisite countryside regions where you can swim in the beautiful beaches, enjoy nature and find unique places.  Similar...

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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...

Interesting Facts about the Irish Legend of the Children of Lir

Thanks to the continental drift, the world has separated into more than a few continents. Successively, each continent has several countries as well. Before...

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...

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 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...