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...

A Guide to the Best Hotels in Belfast

The Merchant Hotel
Are you planning on visiting Belfast soon? Wish to be treated to the most glamorous luxuries? Want to know what 5 star really means?Keep reading for information on the top-rated hotels in Belfast:  Belfast's 5 Star Hotels:  Firstly, what makes a 5-star hotel worth this rating?...

Queen’s University Belfast: Past, Present and Future

Queens University Belfast
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research... where did it all begin? Well, keep reading to find out more about this iconic University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. History of Queens University Queen’s University Belfast...

The Best Food Guide to Belfast

Best Food Spots in Belfast
Belfast is an exciting place to visit, especially when it comes to its unbelievable food scene, with new restaurants popping up in the city, awarding winning restaurants and chefs, famous markets as well as cheap eateries and casual dining, Belfast has a wide variety...

Belfast’s St. George’s Market, County Antrim

St. George's Market - Belfast
St. George’s Market Opening Times St. Georges Market is one of Belfast’s top attractions. At St George’s you can find many stalls ranging from food, crafts and antiques. The food served is sourced from all over Ireland and the world. The market itself is only open...

Bootleggers Bar and Restaurant, Belfast

Bootleggers Bar and Restaurant Belfast
Less than a minutes walk from one of Belfast's prime shopping locations sits Bootleggers, a medium-sized bar and restaurant. The American style pub is a time capsule back to the prohibition era of the 1920s.During the 1920s, Bootleggers were famous for producing, distributing and...

Where to Visit in Ireland: Dublin or Belfast

Live Map of Ireland
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 the best decision for you.Both Dublin and Belfast...

Laverys Belfast: The Oldest Family Run Bar in Northern Ireland

Lavery's Belfast
Belfast is an exciting city to visit, a place that is home to some famous bars, one being everyone's favourite ‘Lavery’s Belfast’. This timeless bar has long been an important part of the social life of Belfast for a remarkable 100 years. Laverys Bar...

Famous Bars in Ireland – The Best Traditional Irish Pubs

Temple Bar Dublin Image
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...