Russborough House, Blessington Lake, County Wicklow

Russborough House County Wicklow
Ireland is known for its historic and famous houses, one being Russborough House, near the beautiful Blessington lake in County Wicklow. Russborough House is one of Ireland’s famous example of Palladian Architecture built during the 18th century. It surely catches your attention, as it...

Arranmore Island: A True Irish Gem

Arranmore Island
Arranmore Island (Arainn Mhor) is an inviting but remote island, off the coast of Donegal, along the famous Wild Atlantic Way. It is one of the special gems in Ireland that you must visit. A place known for its wildness and untamed landscape, along...

Greenan Maze, County Wicklow’s Hidden Gem

Greenan Maze County Wicklow
County Wicklow has many hidden gems. One of the children's favourites, however, is the Greenan Maze located in Ballianty, a small drive from the village of Greenan in County Wicklow.At the Greenan Maze, there are many attractions to check out including the many museums,...

Kippure Adventure Centre in County Wicklow

Archery Arrows
Located in County Wicklow, Kippure is Ireland’s leading outdoor adventure activity centre; Kippure Adventure Centre is nestled among 240 acres of the Kippure Estate in the captivating Irish countryside.For over 20 amazing years, Kippure Activity Centre has been providing an outlet for people...

Mary Ann O’Brien: The Founder of Lily O’Briens Irish Chocolate

Lily O'Brien Chocolates
One name that you might not have heard much of is Mary Ann O'Brien, but she happens to be the powerhouse of one of Ireland’s most successful chocolate manufacturers ‘Lily O’Brien’s Chocolates’. The story behind how Mary Ann O’Brien came to create the much-loved...

A Guide to Surfing in Ireland

A guide to Surfing in Ireland
"There are a million ways to surf, and as long as you're smiling you're doing it right." - Unknown AuthorThere are many exceptional things that Ireland is famous, one in particular, is the world-renowned surfing facilities on offer on the Emerald Island. Surfers from...

County Meath: Home to Ireland’s Only Amusement Park

Yellow Steeple County Meath
ConnollyCove is here to guide you to all that County Meath has to offer and why you’ll quickly be packing your bags and heading to Meath for an unforgettable time in Ireland. County Meath is famously known as the ‘Royal County’ due to the...

A Visit to County Wicklow Awaits

County Wicklow Mountains
County Wicklow located on the beautiful southeast coast offers visitors one of the most authentic experiences in Ireland, famously called the ‘Garden of Ireland’ due to its unmatchable beauty that's unlike anywhere else.  Wicklow is the perfect Irish escape, where you’ll be surrounded by...

Spas in Ireland: The Best Relaxing Spa Breaks and Hotels

Monart Spa Destination
Sometimes you just need to get away from it all, ConnollyCove is here to guide you to the best spas in Ireland for the ultimate relaxing trip. From award-winning Irish spas to hidden spa experiences and more; Ireland is home to some magical places...

Where to Visit in Ireland: Dublin or Belfast

Live Map of Ireland
Are you trying to choose where is best to visit first between Ireland’s capitals cities; Dublin or Belfast? ConnollyCove is here to help break down what each city has to offer, so you can make the best decision for you.Both Dublin and Belfast...