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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...

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...

Discover Xonrupt Longemer

For our last trip to the eastern part of France, we will discover Xonrupt Longemer and its surroundings. A city located in the heart of Les...

The Palace of Prince Naguib Hassan Abdallah: The Last Mamluk Prince in Egypt

The city of Cairo, Egypt has so many unknown gems that tourists may not be very aware of, which makes them all the more interesting. One...

Top Things to Do in Dubai, UAE

In the past two decades, Dubai has become one of the best tourist attractions in the world. It offers its visitors and residents so many activities...

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Natural History Museum – London Attractions

Natural History Museum Another one of the many museums/galleries in London, you will come across the Natural History Museum. Which is one of our personal...

Portadown People’s Park, Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland embraces a lot of amazing cities that you wouldn’t want to miss. There are many places to head to for an outing...
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Game of Thrones Studio Tour: How to Go Behind the Scenes

Sad the amazing Game of Thrones is ending? An exciting Game of Thrones attraction coming to Northern Ireland will take you behind the scenes...
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Botanic Gardens, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Beautiful Botanic Gardens Gardens, gardens, and more gardens; that's what Northern Ireland could offer its people as well as those who are coming to...

The Argory House in County Armagh, NI

Another fine example of Neo-classical 18th-century buildings in Ireland is the stunning Argory House. The incredible house was first built in the 1820s and is...

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Top Adventures to Have in Egypt

Everyone knows the top attractions in Egypt, like the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the temples in Luxor and Aswan and many more enchanting landmarks. However, not many people know about the amazing...

The Incredible Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is in one of the most famous cities in Egypt, as it contains most of the ancient relics in the country, spread all over the city, and it is located in southern Egypt...

The Palace of Prince Naguib Hassan Abdallah: The Last Mamluk Prince in Egypt

The city of Cairo, Egypt has so many unknown gems that tourists may not be very aware of, which makes them all the more interesting. One of these gems is the Palace of Prince Naguib...

Discover Xonrupt Longemer

For our last trip to the eastern part of France, we will discover Xonrupt Longemer and its surroundings. A city located in the heart of Les Vosges, near Gérardmer City.  For many years, Xonrupt Longemer was...

Activities in Dubai for Thrill Seekers

Dubai has some of the most exciting and thrilling activities in the world for adventure seekers. While the city is known for its luxury shopping malls and relaxation spots, it also has plenty of opportunities...

Top Things to Do in Dubai, UAE

In the past two decades, Dubai has become one of the best tourist attractions in the world. It offers its visitors and residents so many activities and exciting opportunities that you will never have a...

Discover Gérardmer Surroundings

Gérardmer’s Lake is considered the jewel of the Vosges massif. The largest lake of the Vosges, it has an incredible length of 2.2 kilometres and a width of 750 metres. Its maximum depth is 38...

The 3 Top Hotels in Luxor, Egypt

The Egyptian city of Luxor has always charmed tourists and celebrities alike, with its abundance of 3,000-year-old monuments and landmarks that leave you in awe of their brilliant construction. Luxor is a destination for kings...

Top 5 Places to Visit in New York State

Someone says the phrase New York State, what comes to mind? Is it the giant skyscrapers? The New York city skyline? The pizza?...Apples? Well, for most, New York is composed of a bunch of big...

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The Myth of the Clurichaun

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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...

Troubled Soil: Islandmagee’s Hidden History

Hidden in the rocky hills of County Antrim’s east coast lies Islandmagee, a grassy peninsula town epicentre to the nearby ports of Larne and...