Ireland Town Names and Their Meaning

Irish Place Names Example
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 studied a map of Ireland or even driven through...

Discover Ireland: The Glens of Antrim

Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland
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 hidden spots in Ireland. The Glens of Antrim: There are a...

The Kennedy Homestead, County Wexford

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. The name might ring a bell, well, in fact,...

National 1798 Rebellion Centre, County Wexford

Enniscorthy Bridge 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 - 1799)Enniscorthy was the home of the final major...

Vinegar Hill, Enniscorthy, County Wexford

Vinegar Hill 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 General Lake.During the battle, the British had the upper...

Seamus Heaney: His Life | His Work | His Successes

Queens University Belfast
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 Prize for Literature. Seamus Heaney and his Journey to AuthorshipBorn...

Enniscorthy Castle, County Wexford

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 occupied by Anglo-Norman families. This was until 1375 when...

Queen’s University Belfast: Past, Present and Future

Queens University Belfast
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 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. History of Queens University Queen’s University Belfast...

Dunbrody Famine Ship – County Wexford

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 world. Dunbrody Famine Ship in County Wexford is a...

Irish National Heritage Park, County Wexford

Irish National Heritage
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 things to do in County Wexford is to visit...