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Victorian Belfast: An Architectural Guide

The Victorian Era, 1837 – 1901, was the period of Queen Victoria’s reign. It was an era of great development and dramatic change, transforming England from a traditionally agricultural and rural country to one of...

Your Belfast Restaurant Week 2020 Guide!

Belfast is an exciting place to visit! When it comes to its unbelievable food scene, with new restaurants popping up in the city, with awarding winning restaurants and chefs, with famous markets as well as...

Belfast History: The Origins of a City

Belfast or, in Irish, Béal Feirste means “river mouth of the sandbanks”. It is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, and the second largest on the island of Ireland. By population, it is...
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Liam Neeson: Ireland’s Favorite Action Hero

Liam John Neeson is the full name of the Irish actor, who was born on June 7, 1953, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. He was raised in a Catholic household. Through his early years, he worked...

Belfast International Arts Festival

If you are planning to visit the vibrant city of Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital city this autumn, you’ll not be disappointed by wants on offer. One very popular and always exciting event is the Belfast...

Made in Belfast: Culture Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSkVFfeXgxk The best evening of the year in Belfast is happening this Friday the 20th: Culture Night. This year’s Culture Night has the theme of ‘Pride’ and the concept will be seen throughout the performances and...

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...

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...

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,...

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...