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Discover Ireland: The Glens of Antrim

Visiting Ireland and want to find adventure? Live in Ireland and want to do something different? Want to discover the secrets of the Emerald Isle?Look no further, here ar Connolly Cove have shortlisted our favourite...

The Kennedy Homestead, County Wexford

Ireland is known for its strong history especially when it comes to Irish -American history and there are many places around the county that celebrate this. One being the Kennedy Homestead in County Wexford, Ireland....

National 1798 Rebellion Centre, County Wexford

The National Rebellion Centre in County Wexford in a museum dedicated to the 1798 rebellion in Ireland. The rebellion lasted only four weeks and was based on the French Revolution of the same period. (1789...

Vinegar Hill, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

Vinegar Hill is famous for one of the most important battles during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. The battle was one last attempt to defend and hold ground against the British and the leadership of...

Seamus Heaney: His Life | His Work | His Successes

Farming background, country at war, teacher, writer, Nobel Prize winner... continue reading to learn about how Seamus Heaney's life experiences shaped his writing, and how he became a famous author going onto win the Nobel...

Enniscorthy Castle, County Wexford

Build originally in 1190, Enniscorthy Castle in Enniscorthy town, County Wexford has a rich history, being the home of many families, prisoners and armies over its long lifetime.From 1190 to the mid-1370s, the castle was...

Queen’s University Belfast: Past, Present and Future

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research... where did it all begin? Well, keep reading to find out more about this iconic University...

Dunbrody Famine Ship – County Wexford

Ireland’s history has often captured peoples attention around the world, many remember the harrowing times when the famine was taking place in the country, which saw many Irish citizens emigrating to different parts of the...

Irish National Heritage Park, County Wexford

A visit to County Wexford will be one not to disappoint you, soak up the culture and history with its variety of attractions which are sure to offer something for everyone. One of the top...

Loftus Hall, Ireland’s Most Haunted House

Loftus Hall is a house located in County Wexford and is part of the Hook Peninsula, known as the Hook Peninsula for its shape.This photo of Loftus Hall is courtesy of TripAdvisorOriginally the house was...

A Guide to Scotland | Attractions & Must-See Places

Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom, its capital is Edinburgh. It is surrounded with water from three directions, the Atlantic Ocean from the north and west, the North Sea to the south, and...

Explore the Haunted Wicklow Gaol, County Wicklow

Out of the many attractions found in County Wicklow, one that is a must visit for all visitors to the area is the Wicklow Gaol.  At Wicklow Gaol, the infamous former prison has now been...