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Jeanie Johnston: Irish Emigrant Ship

Follow in the footsteps of those who fled the Famine. The Jeanie Johnston tells the story of the thousands of Irish people who fled the Famine and embarked on a treacherous voyage in the hope of...

Reasons to visit Ireland; From Medieval Castle’s to Enchanting Landscapes

As summer approaches, and you start to plan your travel adventures, ConnollyCove wants to make sure you don’t miss out on an unforgettable trip to Ireland. There are so many sensational reasons to visit Ireland...

Best Free Things to do in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has quickly become one of the top tourist destinations, shows like Game of Thrones being filmed around locations in Northern Ireland has helped to bring more visitors to the country than ever before....

The Mystery of the Celtic Nations around the World Unravelled

The world is a big place to explore with all the interesting cultures each place has to offer you. There are numerous nations around the globe, including some that people usually get confused about. Speaking...

Things to do in Cobh: A Charming Port Town in County Cork

Located just off the coast of County Cork, you'll discover the alluring harbour town of Cobh. The charming town has an incredible history, between 1848 and 1950, its port played an important role in helping...

The History of the Irish Flag

Flags have huge importance that helps us recognise different countries all around the world. Many of the world flags are filled with a fascinating history that helps give meaning to different places. The Irish flag is...

The Symbols of Ireland and their Significance in the Irish Culture

Many centuries ago, the Celts built their own civilisation. They wanted to stay recognised by the whole world. Especially that they exist in more than one country, yet they’re all united by their Celtic backgrounds. ...

Scáthach: The Most Infamous Warrior in Irish Mythology

Scáthach, meaning “The Shadowy One” in Gaelic, was a mythical Celtic warrior and martial arts trainer. She was an incredible trainer and her school of warriors turned out some of the top Celtic heroes. Keep reading...

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 Whitehead. Sparsely populated and distant from the glaring lights of Belfast...

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...

Morrigan: The Fearless Celtic Goddess of War

Morrigan is one of the great Goddesses of Ireland and is a multifaceted Goddess. Portrayed as the Fearless Celtic Goddess of War. She is one as Morrigan and many, a trinity as The Morrigan or The...

Kilmainham Gaol; Former Prison Turned Tourist Attraction

Located in Dublin is one of the city's most historic attractions, the Kilmainham Gaol. It's currently considered one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe. Many Irish revolutionaries of the 1916 Easter Rising were imprisoned...