Two Authors | One Man | John Banville

John Banville Irish Writers
Two writers, one man. An exploration of the styles of John Banville and Benjamin Black: his life, work and success. Young Life and Work: Home life: John Banville was born and raised in Wexford, Ireland. Growing up alongside his brother, Vincent Lawrence, and his sister, Anne Veronica...

Roddy Doyle: Famous Irish Writer

Roddy Doyle
An Irish Novelist, Teacher and Screenwriter.. continue reading to explore the life and work of famous Irish writer Roddy Doyle.Background Born in Dublin, Ireland, on the 8th May 1958. He was raised in Kilbarrack and attended Trinity College Dublin, educated by the Christian Brothers. He...

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...

Discovering Ireland: Ireland’s Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems in 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, we at ConnollyCove have shortlisted our favourite hidden spots in Ireland. Something for everyone, if you're interested...

The Aran Islands: One of the World’s Best Island Destinations

Inis Mor, Aran Island, Ireland
The Aran Islands are a group of three islands located on the west coast of Ireland in an area of 46 km. The three islands are Inishmore, which is the largest; Inishmaan, the second-largest island; and Inisheer, the smallest. The three islands have a...

Shopping in Ireland: An Insider Guide

shopping in Ireland
Ireland is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Nicknamed the Emerald Isle for its lush green landscapes, a quick stopover at it, even for a night or two, can be incredibly rewarding.Shopping buffs will be pleased to know that Ireland...

Irish Agricultural Museum, County Wexford

Irish Agricultural Museum
What's the next attraction you need to visit in County Wexford? Well, why not check out the Irish Agricultural Museum. It offers one of the most detailed displays of farming life in Ireland and makes for a great day out for the whole family...

Blackstairs Mountain, County Carlow

Blackstairs Mountain County Carlow
The Blackstairs Mountain, County Carlow is one of the counties most known attractions. Although the hill runs along the border of County Carlow in County Wexford. The Irish name for the mountain is Na Staighrí Dubha.The mountain itself sits at near 800 metres and...

Borris House, County Carlow

Borris House County Carlow
Located in County Carlow is one of the Irelands most beautiful houses, Borris House. The house was built in 1731 by Morgan Kavanagh. It continued to be the home of the MacMorrough Kavanagh family, who were Celtic Kings of Leister, for many years.The house...

Dublin’s Writer Museum, Dublin City

Dublin's Writer Museum
Ireland has always been renown for its strong literature history, its the home of some of the worlds greatest poets, writers, storytellers and more. At the Dublin's Writer Museum you can explore the city's great poets, writers and literature that has played a huge...