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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...

100 Best Irish Historical Fiction to Consider Reading

Whether you are a vivid reader or someone who doesn’t read at all, we all share the curiosity of learning about the past. Long before we came into this world, more than a few incidents took place. Some of them actually...

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Narnia Trail, CS Lewis, Rostrevor

This Narnia Trail - which is found in Kilbroney Park brings to life the story of Narnia as well as others in this area of...

County Meath: Home to Ireland’s Only Amusement Park

ConnollyCove is here to guide you to all that County Meath has to offer and why you’ll quickly be packing your bags and heading...
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Cavan County Museum, Ireland

Visiting County Cavan Museum Cavan County Museum in Ireland has so much to offer and is dedicated to telling the history of County Cavan. There...

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...

The Best Food Guide to Belfast

Belfast is an exciting place to visit, especially when it comes to its unbelievable food scene, with new restaurants popping up in the city,...

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Irish Staycation: 6 Of The Best Places at Home

Holidaying has become a bit of a tricky subject lately, with restrictions lifting on travel and airlines offering major discounts, now is the time to get a bargain holiday. However, many people are still cautious...

The Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and it was designed by the theatre architect Frank Matcham and opened in December 1895. The opera contains a 100-seat theatre space and three bars....

Alentejo: A Hidden Gem from Portugal

In the heart of Portugal, between Algarve and Lisbon, you will find Alentejo. One of the most exquisite countryside regions where you can swim in the beautiful beaches, enjoy nature and find unique places.  Similar...

Best Places for Families to Visit in Portugal

When it comes to the perfect vacation or a well-needed family holiday, you need to consider where in the world to visit. If you would like to discover a country with mountains, beaches, culture and...

Florence, Italy: The City of Wealth, Beauty, and History

One of the most visited cities in Italy, Florence is famous for its history as it was once a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities at the time....

Baron Empain Palace: History and Restoration

The Baron Empain Palace is well known historical Hindu-style palace in Egypt, which is located in Heliopolis district, a suburb northeast of central Cairo, Egypt. The palace was designed by an architect named Alexandre Marcel...

El Manasterly Palace

According to the latest census carried out by the National Organization for Urban Harmony, Egypt contains 6400 palaces and historical buildings, estimated at 200 billion US dollars (as in 3.5 trillion Egyptian pounds). Cairo alone...

Staycation London: 8 of the Best Places to Stay in the Capital

When people visit the United Kingdom, there first thought will be London. One of the most exciting cities, the kind of staycation London can offer can suit all ages and traveller types. The most popular...

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...

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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...

Digging into the Secrets of Irish Pookas

Every country with a renowned history has its share of legends, myths, and traditional stories, as they help in shaping the cultural and historical existence...

Interesting Facts about the Irish Legend of the Children of Lir

Thanks to the continental drift, the world has separated into more than a few continents. Successively, each continent has several countries as well. Before...

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...