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The British Open | Royal Portrush 2019

The British Open is an annual event which is taking place in Portrush, County Antrim in July 2019, which is expected to attract over 200,000 supporters.  Tickets for all four days of the famous tournament have...

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...

A Guide to the Best Hotels in Belfast

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...

Seamus Heaney: His Life | His Work | His Successes

Farming background, country at war, teacher, writer, Nobel Prize winner... continue reading to learn about how Seamus Heaney's life experiences shaped his writing, and how he became a famous author going onto win the Nobel...

Queen’s University Belfast: Past, Present and Future

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...

Ireland’s Call | Sporting Icons from Ireland

The island of Ireland has produced some of the worlds best sports stars in different sports. From road racing to football, Ireland is known for being a great sporting nation. Below you will find some...

The Best Food Guide to 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...

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

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...

Famous Irish TV Shows: From Drama to Comedy

For a long time now, Ireland has been creating incredible Irish TV shows that have become a staple part of life, so iconic and different helping to set them apart from the rest of the...

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...

Lisa McGee: Talented Writer from Derry, Northern Ireland

Ireland has proven to create some legendary writers such as James Joyce, Seamus Heaney and Samuel Beckett who all hail from the emerald island.  All these iconic Irish writers have their own unique style that...

Taking Back The City | Snow Patrol’s Comeback

Snow Patrol are an alternative rock band from Bangor, County Down. They formed in Dundee, Scotland in 1994 and rose to prominence in the “post-Britpop” era. The band are most famous for their world-renowned track...