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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...

Discovering Ireland | Explore County Tyrone

Are you thinking of visiting Northern Ireland? Are you unsure of which County to explore? Here at ConnollyCove, we have created this guide to tell you all the wonderful things to see and do while...

Successful Authors from Derry – James Burke & More

Here at ConnollyCove we take pride in all Ireland has to offer. Ireland has produced many famous authors and we celebrate all. Derry is the 4th largest city in Ireland, therefore, it is no surprise...

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...

Quiet Streams: The Silent Valley Reservoir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYXSFFtCuOI   Deep in the heart of County Down, an area known as Silent Valley lies nestled between the Mourne Mountains. Silent Valley has breathtaking views over its impressive reservoir that serves the people of County Down...

Linenopolis: The Linen Quarter of Belfast

The city of Belfast has been known for many things, but one of its proudest products is something that the city would be nicknamed after - Linen. Whilst not producing linen anymore, the incredible impact...

A Guide to Food in Derry, NI

Derry, having been awarded City of Culture 2013, has much to offer in terms of culture, fun, diversity, and excitement. Due to this, it is not surprising that Derry has an amazing food scene, with...

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,...

Where to Stay in Derry | A Guide to Derry’s Top Hotels

Have you ever wanted to visit Northern Ireland's Walled City? Look no further! Here at ConnollyCove we have comprised all the information about the best hotels in Derry. Your search for accommodation has just been...

Discovering Ireland: A Guide to Castles in Antrim

There are many historic castles to visit in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Here at ConnollyCove, we have created this guide to all the castles in Antrim you need to see while visiting Northern Ireland. Glenarm Castle Our...

The Ultimate Belfast Student Guide: A QUB Student’s Guide

Moving away from home for the first time can be exciting and scary. Therefore, it is important to have a go-to guide to get started. In this guide, we have listed the key need-to-know information...

Where to Stay in Belfast | Belfast Hotels | A-Z List

Here at ConnollyCove, we have comprised all the information about the best hotels in Belfast. Making your search for accommodation quick and easy to navigate. Belfast is a great place to visit with award-winning attractions,...