County Antrim

Antrim is county located in the Northern part of Ireland. About a mile from it, the county takes you to the 10th century with some of the famous Irish round towers. Close to the towers, you can jump in time to the prehistoric ages with what’s known as “Witches’ Stone.” Antrim is also known for its notable castles including Antrim Castle, Shane’s Castle, Carrickfergus Castle, Red Bay Castle, and Glenarm Castle.

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

Hidden Gems in Belfast
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...

Carrickfergus Castle: The Strongman

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On the shores of Belfast Lough, lies one of the most unique monuments of Northern Ireland. Carrickfergus Castle, also known as The Strongman, ages more than 800 years old. Carrickfergus Castle is an inseparable part of the greater Irish heritage and an important destination...

Christmas Magic in Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year and Belfast doesn’t let us down when it comes to the festive season. The streets are full of beautiful lights, Christmas events and lots of pubs and restaurant here also do special Christmas...

Getting around Antrim, the Biggest County in Northern Ireland

Dark Hedges County Antrim
County Antrim is one of Northern Ireland's most desirable and picturesque destinations. Some of its extravaganzas, The Causeway Coast and the Glens of Antrim, are both areas of unsurpassed beauty, a unique blend of heritage and magnificent scenery. Covering an area of just over...

Good Vibrations in Belfast: A Guide to Belfast for Movie Fans

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From Game of Thrones, to Dracula Untold, to even TV shows like Line of Duty and the acclaimed movie Good Vibrations, Belfast is becoming a place that many people are starting to film in, and for many good reasons. Northern Ireland is the most...

The Amazing Giant’s Causeway: A Trip to Remember

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The amazing Giant's Causeway spans around 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that were caused by an ancient volcanic eruption (50–60 million years ago) in what is now County Antrim, Northern Ireland.The area represents great scientific importance and in 1986, It was declared a World Heritage...

Glens of Antrim – Northern Ireland Attractions

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A Trip to the Glens of Antrim Northern Ireland is full of natural beauty that you really need to get out and explore. The Glens of Antrim is one of those places that you must check out while your here. Also, known by many locals as...

Exploring Carrickfergus Museum – Northern Ireland

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Carrickfergus Museum - The History of The TownOne of the best attractions to visit in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland is the impressive Carrickfergus Museum. Keep on reading to find out what this museum has to offer...Carrickfergus Museum and Civic Centre is a local museum that...

Helen’s Bay Beach – Northern Ireland

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The Beautiful Helen's Bay Beach There are two different things which are known to be scattered all around Northern Ireland and forming its beauty. Which are the amazing beaches and the gardens found here. One of these famous beaches is Helen's Bay which is located...

The Best Tourist Attractions In Northern Ireland

Tourist Attractions in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland's Best Attractions If it isn't already Northern Ireland needs to be on your list of places to visit in the world. As a pretty small place in comparison to many other counties, you can explore so much without having to go too far...