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Discovering Ireland: A Guide to Castles in Antrim

There are many historic castles to visit in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Here at ConnollyCove, we have created this guide to all the castles in Antrim you need to see while visiting Northern Ireland. Glenarm Castle Our...

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 take place in the past. Yet, we get to live with...

The Legend of the Selkies | Mythology

Perhaps one of the most notable mythical sea creatures in Irish and Scottish legends are the Selkies who are also called Seal Folk. They are mythological beings capable of changing from seal to human form...

Vikings Filming Locations in Ireland

Ireland has become a sought after destination for filmmakers and TV series executives recently. With the outstanding popularity of Game of Thrones, which was mostly filmed in Northern Ireland, more and more producers have been...

Irish Heritage | Around the World and Beyond

Ireland All Around the World Mass Irish emigration over the past few centuries has caused many place names around the world to be renamed after Irish towns and cities. Bangor is the name of 28 towns...

Discovering Ireland: Walk through History

If you are interested in exploring both the history of Ireland and the Irish outdoors, look no further. Here at ConnollyCove, we have created this guide on historic walkways around Ireland which we think you should...

Ireland Through a Canvas | 30 Greatest Irish Artists | A-Z

Interested in art? Interested in Ireland? Want to explore both on your travels? Look no further! Here at ConnollyCove, we have comprised the top 30 Irish Artists and where you can find their work when...

Liverpool and its Irish Heritage and Connection

In Liverpool, it is estimated that three-quarters of the city’s population has Irish roots: some locals even refer to it as ‘the second capital of Ireland’. Each year there is a festival of music, theatre,...

James Joyce: His Life, Work and Legacy

James Joyce was a phenomenal Irish author, short story writer, and poet, his work is still studied today and inspires keen writers all around the world. James Joyce had a unique skill to bring words...

Lady Gregory: An Often Overlooked Author

Lady Gregory is often forgotten about when discussing Irish literature. Often paired with William Butler Yeats. After much research, she has been given the credit she deserved. Throughout her life she wrote much drama, folklore...

Things to do in Sligo, Ireland

Sligo is a hidden gem in the north-west of Ireland that is often overlooked when people come to visit the emerald isle. Rich in its history, Sligo is an ideal location to experience traditional Irish...

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 the hidden meanings behind town names in Ireland. If you have ever...