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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...

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Blackstairs Mountain, County Carlow

The Blackstairs Mountain, County Carlow is one of the counties most known attractions. Although the hill runs along the border of County Carlow in...

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...

Best Film Streaming Sites: Watch From Home

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...

Mermaid Art Centre, County Wicklow

Take a visit to one of the leading art centres in Ireland: the Mermaid Art centre located in County Wicklow, Ireland. The art centre...
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Rostrevor County Down- A Great Place To Visit

The Beautiful Rostrevor Rostrevor is as picturesque as you can get it in Northern Ireland. Nestled at the bottom of Slieve Martin on the shores...

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Top 5 Music Museums in Germany

Although travellers mostly visit Germany for its fascinating history, cuisine, and beer, it also attracts visitors with its bountiful music culture. There are some music museums in Germany that definitely warrant the visit.  Germany is home...

Must-Sees in Brussels, Belgium

Brussels is the capital city of Belgium. It is famous for its cuisine and fascination with gastronomy - the relationship between food and culture, the science of good eating and the art of preparation and...

Irish Female Artists You Should Know

Ireland has a rich creative history. From literature to theatre, from music to art, Ireland’s innovative and imaginative output has had a major impact on the world. Art, in particular, is one of the Emerald...

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 its numerous canals, Amsterdam is a popular destination for...

Charlotte Riddell: The Queen of Ghost Stories

Christened Charlotte Eliza Lawson Cowan and known as Mrs J. H. Riddell in her later years, Charlotte Riddell (30th September 1832 – 24th September 1906) was a Victorian-era writer born in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Publishing...

The Extraordinary Irish Giant: Charles Byrne

    Gigantism, or giantism, is a rare medical condition characterised by excessive height and growth significantly above average human height. While the average human male is 1.7m tall, those suffering from gigantism tend to average between...

Writers’ Worlds: Ireland’s Top Attractions for Literature Lovers

Ireland has a rich literary heritage. Writers' Worlds have fascinated literature lovers and developed top attractions through the island. Steeped in history and cultural identity, Irish literature often features classic Celtic mythology and folklore, harking...

Ireland’s Best Art Museums

Ireland is home to dozens of art museums and galleries. Ireland's best art museums and galleries are unique hubs that expose visitors to aesthetical and educational works created by talented professional and amateur artists. The...

Best Irish Artists to Stream

Music is good for the soul and there are plenty of options of easy listening from the island of Ireland. Renowned for their traditional ballads and reels, local Irish music has continued to pay homage...

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Mythical Monsters in Irish Folklore

Irish folklore has lasted hundreds of years, if not more. Its popularity stems from the variety of myths and legends that have been passed...

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...

The Myth of the Clurichaun

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Troubled Soil: Islandmagee’s Hidden History

Hidden in the rocky hills of County Antrim’s east coast lies Islandmagee, a grassy peninsula town epicentre to the nearby ports of Larne and...

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...