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Archery Arrows
08/02/2022

Kippure Adventure Centre in County Wicklow

Located in County Wicklow, Kippure is Ireland’s leading outdoor adventure activity centre; Kippure Adventure Centre is nestled among 240 acres...

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Greenan Maze County Wicklow
08/02/2022

Greenan Maze, County Wicklow’s Hidden Gem

County Wicklow has many hidden gems. One of the children’s favourites, however, is the Greenan Maze located in Ballianty, a...

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Arranmore Island
08/02/2022

Arranmore Island: A True Irish Gem

Arranmore Island (Arainn Mhor) is an inviting but remote island, off the coast of Donegal, along the famous Wild Atlantic...

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Darina Allen - and Alton Brown
08/02/2022

Darina Allen: One of Ireland’s Most Successful Chefs

If you are in any way a fan or follower of the Irish cookery scene, you might have heard of...

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Roddy Doyle
07/02/2022

Roddy Doyle: Famous Irish Writer

An Irish Novelist, Teacher and Screenwriter.. continue reading to explore the life and work of famous Irish writer Roddy Doyle....

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Croagh Patrick, County Mayo
07/02/2022

Westport, County Mayo: The Alluring Gem of Ireland

When people think of visiting Ireland, they usually decide to travel to its capital, Dublin. But it is mostly in...

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Pirates Cove, County Wexford
07/02/2022

Pirates Cove: County Wexford’s Leading Entertainment Centre

Are you visiting County Wexford, Ireland, anytime soon and looking for some family-friendly fun? Well then make sure you visit...

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Oscar Wild Statue in Dublin
07/02/2022

Oscar Wilde: His Journey, Fame and Downfall

Here at ConnollyCove we love everything and everyone Irish. Continue reading to discover the Life, Work, Fame, and Downfall of...

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Claddagh Jewellers
07/02/2022

Celtic Jewellery: Claddagh Ring

Across the world, the Claddagh ring is worn as a piece of beautiful jewellery. However, do you know where this...

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Cecelia Ahern
07/02/2022

PS I Love You: The Rise of Cecelia Ahern

Here at ConnollyCove, we take pride in all the famous writers Ireland has produced. Cecelia Ahern is a contemporary author...

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Brian Friel Irish Author with Sire Ian McKellen and Dr James Nesbitt
07/02/2022

Brian Friel: His Life Work and Legacy

Brian Friel is a large name within Ireland’s literary world. During his lifetime he created many poems, plays and short...

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Bram Stoker
07/02/2022

Bram Stoker: Gothic Ireland and his famous Dracula

Bram Stoker is arguably one of Ireland’s most famous authors, and he is known worldwide for his creation of the...

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Elizabeth Bowen Irish author
07/02/2022

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...

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charlotte riddell writer
07/02/2022

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...

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charles byrne
07/02/2022

The Extraordinary Irish Giant: Charles Byrne

    Gigantism, or giantism, is a rare medical condition characterised by excessive height and growth significantly above average human...

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07/02/2022

Irish Born Actresses of the Silent Cinema

  Silent Cinema was the earliest era of cinema, lasting approximately from 1895 – with early experimentations from French scientist,...

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07/02/2022

Castle Ward: The National Trust’s Winterfell

When you spend most of your time in a city in Northern Ireland or are visiting to experience the country...

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Derek Mahon
07/02/2022

Derek Mahon: Ireland’s Leading Modern Poet

Derek Mahon is a widely known poet of the modern literary world. Loving Literature from a young age, his talent...

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Sean O'Casey Bridge
07/02/2022

Sean O’Casey | Greatest Irish Playwright

Sean O’Casey is known globally as an amazing Irish Playwright. He has written many plays that are still watched and...

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Paul Muldoon
07/02/2022

Paul Muldoon | Irish Poet

A poetry prize winner, an Oxford Professor and a globally known, celebrated poet. But where did he start his amazing...

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Marina Carr
07/02/2022

Marina Carr: The Modern Day Lady Gregory

Marina Carr is a modern Irish playwright which has received a dozen critically acclaimed awards and whose work has been...

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writers' worlds
07/02/2022

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...

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W.B Yeats poses for a picture
07/02/2022

The Revolutionary Life of W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (June 13, 1865 – January 28, 1939) was an Irish poet, dramatist, mystic, and public figure from...

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07/02/2022

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...

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Guide to Explore County Carlow
06/02/2022

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...

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06/02/2022

Niall Horan: A One Direction Dream Come True

Irish singer and songwriter Niall Horan was born on the 13th of September 1993 in Mullingar, Ireland. He became a...

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06/02/2022

Armagh Robinson Library: Reading For Days

  Armagh Robinson Library, previously known as Armagh Public Library, is the oldest library in Northern Ireland. Founded in 1771...

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cliffs-of-moher-staycation-ireland
06/02/2022

Staycation Ireland: Best Places to Stay in the Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle is considered one of the most beautiful places in the world and has some of the most...

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06/02/2022

Sir Ernest Shackleton: The Great Irish Antarctic Explorer

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874 – 1922) was an Irish explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic over...

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giants-causeway-antrim-coast
06/02/2022

The Complete Guide to County Antrim

Charming glens, lush forests, mystical pathways and stunning coastlines, County Antrim has it all. Just a short drive from Northern...

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