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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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Stormont Parliament – The Assembly and Stormont Estate in Belfast

Stormont Estate; Stormont Estate is a public park situated in East Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly building know as...
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Best Cafes to Visit in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast Cafe's Are Not To Be Missed There are lots of coffee lovers out there or even those who end up looking for a nice...
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Westminster Abbey – London Attractions

What is the Westminster Abbey and where is it? For those visiting Big Ben, Westminster Abbey is just on the other side of the street,...
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Cleopatra Trail: The Last Queen of Egypt

One of the most famous historical figures, Cleopatra’s life and death is full of mystery and controversy. To this day, historians are not sure...

Leap Castle: One of the Most Notoriously Haunted Castles

There are many incredible castles in Ireland, offering interesting ancient stories worth discovering and one that won't let you down is Leap Castle in...

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Roe Valley Country Park – Forest & River Roe in Limavady

Roe Valley Country Park, Limavady Roe Valley Country park is a three-mile-long wooded park that the River Roe partly runs through. It is managed by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. Several bridges are located over the...
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Manannán Mac Lir-Celtic Sea God-Gortmore Viewing

On visiting Gortmore Viewing Point on Binevenagh Mountain - you're in for a visual treat. The famous statue of Manannan Mac Lir is located on the Bishop's Road - on the Binevenagh Loop part of...

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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...

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 Celtic Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Ireland

The evolution of the world has been constant ever since the beginning of time. Thus, things change always; we miss things that used to...

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...

Samhain and the Unpopular Origins of Halloween

It’s the time of the year when things get spooky. The days get shorter, the leaves turn orange and brown, and supermarkets try to...