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‘Oh, Danny Boy’: The Lyrics and History of Ireland’s Beloved Song

A popular song that has gone on to epitomise Irish culture, Danny Boy is a ballad with an ancient Irish melody. Despite the lyrics...
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Dunluce Castle – Incredible Medieval Castle on Cliffs in County Antrim

The Impressive Dunluce Castle Dunluce is a must-visit for anyone visiting or living in Northern Ireland. Its location is incredible, and the crumbling ruins impressive....
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Limavady – History, Attractions and Trails with Amazing Photos

Limavady is a small town that is 14 miles outside of Coleraine and only 17 miles outside of Derry/Londonderry city. Its postal area is...

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‘Oh, Danny Boy’: The Lyrics and History of Ireland’s Beloved Song

A popular song that has gone on to epitomise Irish culture, Danny Boy is a ballad with an ancient Irish melody. Despite the lyrics being penned by an Englishman, Danny Boy is associated with Irish communities. The tune is taken from...

The Whole History of the Tuatha de Danann: Ireland’s Most Ancient Race

Treasure is not always about gold and money; it is not even about materialistic stuff at all. Treasure can lie in the most intangible things; ones that possess a great value. To get straight to the point, everything that shapes cultures...

An Insight into the Irish Wake and the Superstitions Associated with it

What is the meaning of life? The answer to this question may take forever. People rarely do know the reason for their existence in this life. On the other hand, you start appreciating whatever life has to offer when death comes...

The History, Lyrics and Meaning of the Amazing Grace Song

Amazing Grace has become one of the most beautifully haunting Christian hymns in the world. Many famous faces have covered the iconic song from Elvis Presley to Aretha Franklin to Johnny Cash. Even former US President Barack Obama has lent his...
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Dunluce Castle – Incredible Medieval Castle on Cliffs in County Antrim

The Impressive Dunluce Castle Dunluce is a must-visit for anyone visiting or living in Northern Ireland. Its location is incredible, and the crumbling ruins impressive. Have a look at our photos and videos and decide for yourself. Whilst they don't compare to...

Famous Irish People Who Made History in Their Lifetime

What do an American president, an Oscar nominee, a scientist who was the first able to split the nucleus of an atom, and a rebel have in common? Well, they are all famous Irish people who made different breakthroughs in various...

Famous Irish Traditions: Music, Sports, Folklore & More

Ireland has always done things differently, we have our own Irish traditions and customs that make us unique to anywhere else in the world. From our language, music, arts, literature, folklore, cuisine and sports are all special to Irish people. Much of...
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Peace Wall Belfast – The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in the City (FREE)

Peace Wall Belfast  The Peace Walls are a series of barriers that were erected across the course of "The Troubles" to separate Catholic and Protestant neighbourhoods, which are still visible throughout Northern Ireland today. They are located throughout Belfast, Derry, Portadown and...

Top 13 Must-See Museums in Amsterdam

  Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands. It is the country’s most populous city and its most visited. Dubbed The Venice of the North for...

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Beautiful Ballygally and Ballintoy, County Antrim

Beautiful Ballygally and Ballintoy, County Antrim are lovely little finds that we wanted to share with you, from Ballygally castle to Ballintoy harbour where...
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360 Degree Video of The Big Fish, Belfast

Belfast is full of amazing tourist attractions that you should definitely visit one day. However, in this 360 Degree video, we have managed to...

24 Hours in Dublin: Experience the Best of the Irish Capital

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkaUacgFzFw Time constraints don't have to prevent you from exploring a city.  ConnollyCove have created this guide to Ireland's capital to give you the ultimate...
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Drumglass Park – Belfast – Lisburn Road

Drumglass Park is located between the Lisburn and Malone Roads in south Belfast. It is popular with families and young children. Where is Drumglass Park? Drumglass...
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Belvoir Park Belfast – The Forest In The City

Belvoir Park Belfast is located near the city of Belfast, the Belvoir Park Forest is rife with wildlife, including Large Bracket Fungi and flowering...

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Everyone Is A Scholar: Best University Courses Online

University was a privilege denied to many but, through the reins of technology, this is a thing of the past. University education can be incredibly expensive but a lot of world-class institutions are opening their...

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Off the Beaten Track: Adventure in Northern Ireland

Gone are the days of visitors to Northern Ireland being solely reliant on guided tours and regular pilgrimages to the holy grail of tourism at the Giant’s Causeway. Plenty of options are available for an...

The Complete Guide to County Antrim

Charming glens, lush forests, mystical pathways and stunning coastlines, County Antrim has it all. Just a short drive from Northern Ireland’s capital city, yet full of rural scenery and natural beauty, this vast, open county...

Sir Ernest Shackleton: The Great Irish Antarctic Explorer

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874 – 1922) was an Irish explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic over one hundred years ago. He is one of the most important figures in the Heroic...

Irish Born Actresses of the Silent Cinema

  Silent Cinema was the earliest era of cinema, lasting approximately from 1895 - with early experimentations from French scientist, physiologist and chronophotographer Étienne-Jules Marey to Thomas Edison’s Kinetoscope, from French artist and inventor Louis Le...

Celtic Mythology on TV: American Gods’ Mad Sweeney

American Gods is a fantasy-drama television series based on British author Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name, published in 2001. Its premise is unique. The show opens with Shadow Moon, the protagonist, who is told...

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Getting lost in a film is a perfect way to enjoy a lazy day and it’s now easier than ever before to access a trove of material online. Film streaming sites and services have developed...

Staycation Ireland: Best Places to Stay in the Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle is considered one of the most beautiful places in the world and has some of the most incredible culture and history to boot. The sort of staycation Ireland provides can be one...

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The Superstitious Fairy Trees in Ireland

Ireland has always been a place filled with fascinating folklore and stories. One very interesting folklore surrounds those of the mystical Irish Fairy trees....
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Fairy Glen

Who doesn't love a fairy story? We are going to share some background to fairies from all over the world and try and answer...

The Whole History of the Tuatha de Danann: Ireland’s Most Ancient Race

Treasure is not always about gold and money; it is not even about materialistic stuff at all. Treasure can lie in the most intangible...

Beware the Wail of the Banshee

Irish mythology and folklore are famed for its richness of detail, its abundance of memorable characters and its meaningful fables. From the most well-known...

The Myth of the Clurichaun

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