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Murals and Museums: Dark Tourism in Belfast

  After a period of difficulty in Northern Ireland known as ‘The Troubles’, Belfast has been slowly reinventing itself as a tourist destination globally. Museums in Northern Ireland have been establishing themselves on the world stage...

The Rolling Hills of Belfast: Black Mountain and Divis Mountain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjRoc9qcKb8&t=24s Belfast is known as an industrial city. A city made famous by its linen mills and ships. A landscape that is associated with metal and water. Towering above this powerhouse of manufacturing is a very...

More Than Danny Boy: Stendhal Festival 2019

In the valley that saw the song, ‘Danny Boy’ conceived, one of Ireland’s most celebrated music festivals is back this summer - Stendhal. A lineup of events that has boasted international stars to local legends,...

Belfast Giants: An Irish Sport Success Story

Known for its quick actions, hard bashes, and mighty comebacks, ice hockey is a popular sport across Europe’s countries and the North American continent. It is a contact team sport played on ice in a...

The Origins of the Celtic Tree of Life

The Irish culture embraces a wide range of symbols that signify their beliefs and notions. While there are many of them, this time, we’re discussing one of the most important subjects in the Celtic culture....

The Celtic Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Ireland

The evolution of the world has been constant ever since the beginning of time. Thus, things change always; we miss things that used to take place in the past. Yet, we get to live with...

The Legend of the Selkies | Mythology

Perhaps one of the most notable mythical sea creatures in Irish and Scottish legends are the Selkies who are also called Seal Folk. They are mythological beings capable of changing from seal to human form...

Vikings Filming Locations in Ireland

Ireland has become a sought after destination for filmmakers and TV series executives recently. With the outstanding popularity of Game of Thrones, which was mostly filmed in Northern Ireland, more and more producers have been...

Famous Irish TV Shows: From Drama to Comedy

For a long time now, Ireland has been creating incredible Irish TV shows that have become a staple part of life, so iconic and different helping to set them apart from the rest of the...

Art Galleries in Ireland: An Art Lovers Guides

Here at ConnollyCove, we are big fans of all things Irish art, whether it's street art, visual art, performing arts - we love it all. On this guide, ConnollyCove will take you around the impressive...

Where to Visit in Ireland: Dublin or Belfast

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...

Famous Bars in Ireland – The Best Traditional Irish Pubs

Ireland is a place famous for its pubs, where you’ll find many Irish enjoying a drink and socialising with friends. Pubs in Ireland come in many different shapes and sizes; you’ll find cosy little pubs,...