Belfast Giants: An Irish Sport Success Story

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Known for its quick actions, hard bashes, and mighty comebacks, ice hockey is a popular sport across Europe’s countries and the North American continent. It is a contact team sport played on ice in a rink where two teams of six players use their...

The Origins of the Celtic Tree of Life

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The Irish culture embraces a wide range of symbols that signify their beliefs and notions. While there are many of them, this time, we’re discussing one of the most important subjects in the Celtic culture. The Celtic Tree of Life.If you’re familiar with...

The Celtic Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Ireland

Irish Mythology
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 new advancements that weren’t there back then, habitually.What...

Vikings Filming Locations in Ireland

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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 seeking the sprawling Irish landscapes as backdrops for their...

Irish Heritage | Around the World and Beyond

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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 around the world, including Bangor, County Down. Some of...

Discovering Ireland: Walk through History

Giants Causeway Ireland 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 explore: North to South.Causeway Coast Way This walkway is located...

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

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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 exploring Ireland. Irish Artist | Kevin AboschKevin Abosch was born...

The Saltee Islands, County Wexford

Puffin on Saltee Island
The Saltee Islands are a pair of islands on the southern coast of County Wexford in Ireland. The islands are known for their natural beauty and for being one of the Worlds major bird sanctuaries.The islands have been privately owned by the Neale family...

Liverpool and its Irish Heritage and Connection

Liverpool Irish Heritage Celebration
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, literature, dance, performance and film to celebrate Liverpool's Irish...

Spraoi: Street Arts Festival, Waterford, Ireland

Spraoi Festival
Summertime in Ireland means festivals are in full swing, from music festivals, art festivals, family events and more, there is so much to enjoy this summer in Ireland. The annual International Street Arts Festival; Spraoi takes places from the 2nd to the 4th of...