Lisa McGee: Talented Writer from Derry, Northern Ireland

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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 has helped them become so famous around the world,...

Taking Back The City | Snow Patrol’s Comeback

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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 ‘Chasing Cars.’ The band was inactive for a 7...

SuperCup NI | Where Stars Are Born

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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 high-profile Manchester United players include David Beckham; Ryan Giggs,...

Where to Visit in Ireland: Dublin or Belfast

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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

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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...

The Best Open Farms in Northern Ireland

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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 family day out that you'll treasure forever.The best part...

Bangor Town: The Open House Festival

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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 drink, and general culture – it is a month-long...

Famous Bars in Ireland – The Best Traditional Irish Pubs

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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...

Balmoral Show: Northern Ireland’s Biggest Agricultural Event

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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 check out our video above, as we give you...

Things to do in Derry: A Remarkable Place in Northern Ireland

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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 to explore what Derry City has to offer.While most...