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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...
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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 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...

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...
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CS Lewis-Chronicles of Narnia-The Lion,Witch & Wardrobe-Narnia Trail

CS. Lewis - born in Belfast on 29th November 1898, created the world of Narnia that is loved all around the world. Here we follow his footsteps through Belfast and Northern Ireland - seeing what inspired him to create such a...

Fairy Island: Lusty Beg Island and Spa Hotel

In the heart of Fermanagh’s lakes lies Lusty Beg Island. Hidden under the cover of trees and shrubbery, the island hosts premium accommodation that rivals any...

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Cocktail Classes Belfast – The Sagart Belfast

Cocktail Classes Belfast Learning how to make cocktails in one of the bars in Belfast, The Sagart. One that mixes tea, vodka, lemon juice, orange...

Waterford Ireland’s Oldest City

Planning a visit to Ireland soon? Wondering where the best place is to visit? Well, you can’t miss out on taking a trip to...
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St. George’s Market – Belfast’s Main Market

St. George's Market in Belfast is a unique place to eat in Belfast - You can also shop for beautiful gifts as well as...

A Visit to County Wicklow Awaits

County Wicklow located on the beautiful southeast coast offers visitors one of the most authentic experiences in Ireland, famously called the ‘Garden of Ireland’...
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Antrim Castle Gardens, Antrim, Northern Ireland

Antrim Castle Gardens which is also referred to as Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House is considered a historic gem which people will never...

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Fairy Island: Lusty Beg Island and Spa Hotel

In the heart of Fermanagh’s lakes lies Lusty Beg Island. Hidden under the cover of trees and shrubbery, the island hosts premium accommodation that rivals any Enniskillen hotel and is one of the most renowned...

Discovering Ireland: A Guide to Explore County Carlow

Do you enjoy the outdoors, art, museums, food and drink, or adventures? Ireland's County Carlow has something for everyone to enjoy. This go-to travel guide will tell you about some of the best places to...

Irish Author Elizabeth Bowen | Life and Legacy

Elizabeth Bowen is a famous Irish author who is remembered for her literary works. She is known for her novels and short stories, which have been made into television and film. Some of her most...
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Dave Allen: Irish Comedian

His real name is David Tynan O'Mahony and is well known as Dave Allen. He was born on the 6th of July 1936. He was an Irish observational comedian and satirist. Allen became well-known in...
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Liam Neeson: Ireland’s Favorite Action Hero

Liam John Neeson is the full name of the Irish actor, who was born on June 7, 1953, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. He was raised in a Catholic household. Through his early years, he worked...

Saoirse Ronan: Ireland’s Leading Actress

Saoirse Ronan is one of Ireland’s most famous actors, making herself known within the Hollywood movie scene at the tender age of 12. When she appeared in the feature film adaptation of Ian McEwan's book...

Belfast International Arts Festival

If you are planning to visit the vibrant city of Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital city this autumn, you’ll not be disappointed by wants on offer. One very popular and always exciting event is the Belfast...

Places to Stay in Dublin

Planning a trip to Dublin sometime soon? Looking for the best places to stay in the city? Well, you have come to the right place, here at ConnollyCove we have created the ultimate guide to...

10 Charming Irish Towns You Must Visit

When people plan a trip to Ireland, they usually make sure to hit the big cities like Dublin and Belfast, and rightly so, those cities have so much to attract people from award-winning tourist attractions,...

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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...

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...

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 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 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...