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James Joyce: His Life, Work and Legacy

James Joyce was a phenomenal Irish author, short story writer, and poet, his work is still studied today and inspires keen writers all around the world. James Joyce had a unique skill to bring words...

Ireland: The Best European Destination

Anyone who has ever been to Ireland knows just how spectacular the country is from its postcard-perfect magical landscape and scenery, the welcoming nature of the locals, as well as its endless list of award-winning...

Westport, County Mayo: The Alluring Gem of Ireland

When people think of visiting Ireland, they usually decide to travel to its capital, Dublin. But it is mostly in the smaller towns that people will experience the warmth of Irish culture and heritage. One...

Secret Valley Wildlife Park, County Wexford

County Wexford is filled with endless things to do and see; one attraction you should add to your list of things to check out is the Secret Valley Wildlife Park. The wildlife park will provide a...

Center Parcs Ireland: The Superb Family Getaway in Longford

Are you in search of a well-needed family weekend break or week-long holiday in Ireland? Well, a new and exciting holiday resort called 'Center Parcs' has officially opened in County Longford, the first of its...

Things to do in Sligo, Ireland

Sligo is a hidden gem in the north-west of Ireland that is often overlooked when people come to visit the emerald isle. Rich in its history, Sligo is an ideal location to experience traditional Irish...

Ireland Town Names and Their Meaning

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...

Two Authors | One Man | John Banville

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...

Roddy Doyle: Famous Irish Writer

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...

Discover Ireland: The Glens of Antrim

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...

Discovering Ireland: Ireland’s Hidden Gems

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...

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

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;...