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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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Ormeau Park Belfast – An Excellent Park Opened in 1871

Ormeau Park Belfast is located at BT7 3GG for those not local, everyone else knows where it is! It is one of the most famous...

Film Locations in Italy: Cities and Landscapes

Roman civilization is one that is famed for its culture, so it is only natural that Italy has inspired so many artists over the...

Best Cities to Visit in Ireland

When most people think of Ireland they think of its friendly people, great sense of humour, incredible history, culture and more. Ireland may be...
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Exploring The Village Of Saintfield – County Down

The Small Village of Saintfield When it comes to the many villages to explore in Northern Ireland, Saintfield is one of them. Saintfield is a...
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360 Degree Video of The Giants Ring, Belfast

See the Giants Ring in 360' Degrees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpapd9VTN8A It is so amazing what you can see in this video, right? The sound of the wind and...

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Northern Ireland Takeaway: Cuisine at Home

Irish cuisine has been on the rise over the last decade with our gastronomic skills impressing travellers and locals alike. Getting to restaurants and cafes isn’t always an option, but plenty of businesses have been...

Staycation Northern Ireland: Fun at Home

Sometimes, the delights on your doorstep make a staycation a better option than travelling abroad. Staycations in Northern Ireland have plenty of options in regards to activities and locations. With relaxing spas to cycle trails,...

Victorian Belfast: An Architectural Guide

The Victorian Era, 1837 – 1901, was the period of Queen Victoria’s reign. It was an era of great development and dramatic change, transforming England from a traditionally agricultural and rural country to one of...

Armagh Robinson Library: Reading For Days

  Armagh Robinson Library, previously known as Armagh Public Library, is the oldest library in Northern Ireland. Founded in 1771 by Archbishop Robinson, an Anglo-Irish churchman who came to Ireland as a chaplain (traditionally a representative...

Best Online Museums: No Need To Fly

Travel sometimes isn’t an option, but that doesn’t mean culture cannot be absorbed through different methods. Some of the best online museums feature online museum tours to experience from the comfort of home. With incredible...

Inspirational Irish Women Who Changed the World

Women have made incredible contributions to society and Ireland is no exception. Inspirational Irish women have transformed history and pioneered movements that still affect lives today. These inspirational women have defied convention and traditional gender...

Groomsport: Cockle Cottages and The Eagle Wing

Groomsport is a beautiful, coastal village that captures the imagination.  Situated on the south shore of Belfast Lough, this picturesque little township was originally a small fishing village and is now a hotspot for water...

Pancake Tuesday: The Origin of Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, more affectionately known as Pancake Day, is a day where pancakes are served for every meal? When is Pancake Tuesday, you ask? It is celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday - the first...

Castle Ward: The National Trust’s Winterfell

When you spend most of your time in a city in Northern Ireland or are visiting to experience the country for the first time, it can be useful to know that you are never too...

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Dive into the Finest Legends and Tales of the Irish Mythology

Mythology is important. In spite of being untrue- partially untrue- it is actually a significant part of every single culture around the world. It...

The Legend of the Selkies | Mythology

Perhaps one of the most notable mythical sea creatures in Irish and Scottish legends are the Selkies who are also called Seal Folk. They...

The Legend of Finn McCool and the Isle of Man

For all the legend lovers out there, look nowhere further than the history and legends of Ireland. It is the perfect place around the...

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...

The Children of Lir: A Fascinating Irish Legend

The Children of Lir legend is a must know story that will meet your curiosity for history. So, if you're the type of person...