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Irish Author Elizabeth Bowen | Life and Legacy

Elizabeth Bowen is a famous Irish author who is remembered for her literary works. She is known for her novels and short stories, which have been made into television and film. Some of her most...
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Dave Allen: Irish Comedian

His real name is David Tynan O'Mahony and is well known as Dave Allen. He was born on the 6th of July 1936. He was an Irish observational comedian and satirist. Allen became well-known in...

Saoirse Ronan: Ireland’s Leading Actress

Saoirse Ronan is one of Ireland’s most famous actors, making herself known within the Hollywood movie scene at the tender age of 12. When she appeared in the feature film adaptation of Ian McEwan's book...

Places to Stay in Dublin

Planning a trip to Dublin sometime soon? Looking for the best places to stay in the city? Well, you have come to the right place, here at ConnollyCove we have created the ultimate guide to...

10 Charming Irish Towns You Must Visit

When people plan a trip to Ireland, they usually make sure to hit the big cities like Dublin and Belfast, and rightly so, those cities have so much to attract people from award-winning tourist attractions,...

Famous Irish Lighthouses and Where to Find Them

All around Ireland, you will find some of the most unique and captivating lighthouses and with each lighthouse comes an unforgettable history and stories to uncover. A perfect trip idea for visiting Ireland is taking...

Irish Author Edna O’Brien | A Controversial Writer

An international success, PEN Award winner, and an autobiographical author. Irish Author Edna O'Brien has lived and written about, an extraordinary life. She continues to shock, and please the world with her controversial, yet beautiful...

Bram Stoker: Gothic Ireland and his famous Dracula

Bram Stoker is arguably one of Ireland's most famous authors, and he is known worldwide for his creation of the mythical monster Dracula. Throughout, and after, his life he received a lot of appreciation for...

Irish Author Maria Edgeworth and her Life Work

Maria Edgeworth is another famous author from our Island called Ireland. She created many children and adult novels throughout her life and played a role in the evolution of the Novel across Europe.  Continue reading below...

Brian Friel: His Life Work and Legacy

Brian Friel is a large name within Ireland's literary world. During his lifetime he created many poems, plays and short stories. In addition, he created many well-known pieces, for example, Transitions and Faith Healer, and...

PS I Love You: The Rise of Cecelia Ahern

Here at ConnollyCove, we take pride in all the famous writers Ireland has produced. Cecelia Ahern is a contemporary author who has had major book and film success throughout her ongoing career. Continue reading to discover...

Celtic Jewellery: Claddagh Ring

Across the world, the Claddagh ring is worn as a piece of beautiful jewellery. However, do you know where this iconic ring originated?  Here is a short guide on the origins, symbolism, and where you can...