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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...

Things to Do In Italy for Adventure

Italy has always been known for its rich history and as a cultural centre and one of the oldest civilizations in the world, but what many...

Dracula Tourism: Must-see Locations

Published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s gothic horror novel Dracula remains one of the most enduring and popular novels of all time. Inspiring countless movies and literature, Dracula...

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Rossmore Forest Park, Monaghan, Ireland

Ireland is known to possess a lot of fascinating parks where you can sit to enjoy the tranquillity of the place. Greenery makes life...

Egyptian Food: Several Cultures Blended into One

Egyptian food is hearty and very healthy for the body. Yes, Egyptians eat a lot. They admire their recipes. Some of them would even...

Best Buildings and Architecture in London

Impressive London Buildings and Architecture London is a world-class city that offers tourist so much to see and do that you'll never be bored. While...

Kilmainham Gaol; Former Prison Turned Tourist Attraction

Located in Dublin is one of the city's most historic attractions, the Kilmainham Gaol. It's currently considered one of the largest unoccupied gaols in...

Grace O’Malley: Meet the Greatest 16th-Century Irish Feminist

Known as an Irish chieftain and legend of the sea, Grace O’Malley is remembered as one of the greatest and most important figures 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...
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Bus Tour Belfast – The Best Way To See The City?

Bus Tour Belfast - Visit All the Popular Attractions There are a few options for tours around Belfast City - from buses, taxis and or simply walking. We opted for Titanic City Tours for a 48-hour...
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Belfast Christmas Market: Belfast’s Top Seasonal Attraction

The Belfast Christmas Market has steadily become the most anticipated event in the Northern Irish calendar year. Belfast Christmas Market sometimes referred to as Belfast Continental Christmas Market, has the gorgeous backdrop of Cityhall. Situated in...
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St. George’s Market – Belfast’s Main Market

St. George's Market in Belfast is a unique place to eat in Belfast - You can also shop for beautiful gifts as well as fresh organic fruit and veg. The market is one of Belfast...
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360 Degree Video Experience – Belfast City

Our tour in 360 Degree Video of Belfast and its surrounding area begins at the Giant's Ring - on the edge of the city. We have two videos from this destination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpapd9VTN8A Back into the city for...
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360 Degree Video Experience – Northern Ireland

Make sure you have your mobile device ready to view all these areas in 360 degrees. Experience a 360 Degree Video Experience from around Northern Ireland - as we record some of our favourite destinations...
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Belfast Castle-Popular Wedding Venue & Great Park & Views Over Belfast

Belfast Castle is situated on the sweeping slopes of Cavehill Country Park in Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland. Located four hundred feet above sea level, it provides a magnificent view of the city...
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Grianan Of Aileach – County Donegal Beautiful Stone Fort-Ringfort

The Hidden Gem of Grianan of Aileach Hidden away on the road outside of Letterkenny in County Donegal is the Grianan of Aileach. Perfectly placed on one of the highest positions possible to see in all...
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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 some of the most asked questions - What do fairies live...

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The Myth of the Clurichaun

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The Curious Case of Irish Curses

An island people the Irish may be, yet the history of Ireland has never been insular or inward-looking. Instead, it is a story of...

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...

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 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...