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SuperCup NI | Where Stars Are Born

The SuperCup NI (previously the Milk Cup) is a football tournament that takes place annually in the North Coast of Northern Ireland. Over the years, the competition has featured many notable teams and individuals. Some...

Where to Visit in Ireland: Dublin or Belfast

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...

Laverys Belfast: The Oldest Family Run Bar in Northern Ireland

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...
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The Best Open Farms in Northern Ireland

Looking for fun places to take your children in Northern Ireland? Well, who doesn't love a visit to an open farm, where you can interact with a variety of friendly farmyard animals, providing a memorable...

Bangor Town: The Open House Festival

Every August, the sleepy, seaside town of Bangor comes alive with excitement and purpose at the arrival of the Open House Festival. With an array of events including music acts, spoken word events, food and...

Famous Bars in Ireland – The Best Traditional Irish Pubs

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,...
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Balmoral Show: Northern Ireland’s Biggest Agricultural Event

Last Month (May 2019) ConnollyCove took a trip to the brilliant Balmoral show located in Balmoral Park, Lisburn. We captured all the exciting activities and the unmissable atmosphere the show had to offer. Make sure you...
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Things to do in Derry: A Remarkable Place in Northern Ireland

Derry is an exciting place to visit in Northern Ireland, in 2013 it was named as the UK’s ‘City of Culture’, and six years on it's still attracting lots of tourists from around the world...

The Best Annual Summer Festivals in Ireland

Summertime is fast approaching and this means an amazing selection of Irish summer festivals to enjoy. As the weather starts to get nicer (we hope but the Irish weather can be very temperamental at times),...

Glass of Thrones Attraction Belfast

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...

Best Free Things to do in Northern Ireland

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....

Things to do in Cobh: A Charming Port Town in County Cork

Located just off the coast of County Cork, you'll discover the alluring harbour town of Cobh. The charming town has an incredible history, between 1848 and 1950, its port played an important role in helping...