Ireland: The Best European Destination

Ireland 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 attractions and the truely captivating Irish villages and towns...

Westport, County Mayo: The Alluring Gem of Ireland

Croagh Patrick, County Mayo
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 such small town is Westport in County Mayo, which...

Secret Valley Wildlife Park, County Wexford

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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 great fun-filled and educational family day out, in Ireland's...

Center Parcs Ireland: The Superb Family Getaway in Longford

Center Parcs Ireland
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 kind in Ireland.Altogether there are five Center Parcs located...

Things to do in Sligo, Ireland

Sligo Town 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 culture.  Where to stay? The number one best value hotel to...

Ireland Town Names and Their Meaning

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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 studied a map of Ireland or even driven through...

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...