Famous Bars in Ireland – The Best Traditional Irish Pubs

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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, traditional pubs, modern pubs and pubs to enjoy live...

Glass of Thrones Attraction Belfast

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Just recently the phenomenal HBO series 'Game of Thrones' ended, after eight seasons that has captivated fans all around the world. Game of Thrones has been a huge tourism drive for Northern Ireland, as many of the filming locations have taken place in County...

Best Free Things to do in Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland has quickly become one of the top tourist destinations, shows like Game of Thrones being filmed around locations in Northern Ireland has helped to bring more visitors to the country than ever before. There is a wealth of history and great attractions...

Belfast Pride: One of the Biggest Festivals in the City

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We love the summertime, the weather gets nicer, the days are longer, people are happier and there's so much to enjoy. One event we can't wait for is Belfast Pride; one of the biggest cross-community festivals in Belfast, Northern Ireland.Belfast Pride has been ranked as...

Live Music in Belfast: A Local’s Guide to Entertainment

Live music nights are essential to get a true sense of Belfast’s history and culture. Being a social hub with a never-ending buzz of life, the live music scene offers a different kind of night out – from Irish traditional to new artists, you...

Art Galleries in Belfast: A Local’s Guide to Must-See Attractions

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Which art galleries in Belfast are a must for visitors? Belfast has been long associated with the famous ocean liner Titanic, but the increasingly popular tourist spot has more to offer including a thriving arts scene.Being a city with such a rich and colourful...

Best Places to Enjoy Pancakes in Belfast

Best Places to enjoy pancakes in Belfast
As pancake Tuesday or Strove Day fast approaches on the 5th of March, we thought we would share some of the best places in Belfast to enjoy delicious pancakes. That’s if you don’t fancy making your own, it’s always nice to go out and...

Fun Things to do in Northern Ireland

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There are many amazing reasons why you should visit Northern Ireland. It is steeped in great history, culture and has many unforgettable attractions. If you're looking for a country that’s full of fun then you'll be greatly surprised by what Northern Ireland has to...

Must See Belfast: An Insider’s Guide to the Best of Belfast

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Our 'Must See Belfast' guide goes beyond the destinations you'll find in plain sight to give a local's guide to some essential experiences.We asked a placement member of the ConnollyCove team, Belfast native Daire Cullen, to pass on some expert advice about Northern Ireland's...

The Fascinating History of Belfast City

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Every place you visit in the world has an interesting story to tell you and Belfast, Northern Ireland doesn't let you down. The History of Belfast is an incredibly fascinating one that you should explore and we are here to help you do that.On...