Irish History

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Fairy-Trees_The-Superstitious-Fairy-Trees-In-Ireland
15/08/2022

The Superstitious Fairy Trees in Ireland

Ireland has always been a place filled with fascinating folklore and stories. One very interesting piece of folklore in particular...

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County Down
11/08/2022

The Unendowed and Rich History of County Down

Northern Ireland is considered to be one of the most alluring countries in the northern hemisphere. With its various scenery...

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10/08/2022

Clare and the Irish Wonder of the Atlantic

Set on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, County Clare is famed not only in Ireland but all over the world as the...

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James Joyce Library
09/08/2022

James Joyce: His Life, Work, and Legacy

James Joyce was a phenomenal Irish author, short story writer, and poet. His work is still studied today and inspires...

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Irish Art History Newgrange
09/08/2022

Irish Art History: Amazing Celtic & Pre-Christian Art

Art can tell you more than you may think about the people who made it. It’s creation and purpose can...

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Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland
08/08/2022

Top Northern Ireland Attractions: Comprehensive Guide to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has an abundance of touristic sites, both historical and recreational. It’s a must-visit for those interested in history...

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Antrim
07/08/2022

Getting around the Beauty Antrim, the Biggest County in Northern Ireland

County Antrim is one of Northern Ireland’s most desirable and picturesque destinations. Some of its extravaganzas, The Causeway Coast and...

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04/08/2022

Gaelic Ireland: The Unfolded Exciting History throughout the Centuries

The world changes constantly. In our modern times, the change is quite rapid and noticeable, thanks to technology. Ever wondered...

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giants-causeway-antrim-coast
04/08/2022

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...

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02/08/2022

Dublin City: the World’s Natural Wonders in One City

There’s so much to explore in Ireland, but one place at the top of your list? The stunning capital city...

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Cliffs of Moher Co. Clare
02/08/2022

The Names of Ireland’s 32 Counties Explained – The Ultimate Guide to Ireland’s County Names

You probably know that Ireland’s village, town and county names derive from Irish or Gaelic origin, but did you know...

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carrick-a-rede, Causeway Coast
05/07/2022

Tourist Attraction: The Giant’s Causeway, County Antrim

Northern Ireland is filled with amazing different tourist spots that you can visit. One of the favourites and most popular...

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04/07/2022

The Beauty of County Limerick, Ireland

Looking for the perfect blend of city and country in Ireland? Then a visit to the County of Limerick is...

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Stormont
03/07/2022

Stormont Parliament – The Assembly and Stormont Estate in Beautiful Belfast

Stormont Estate; Stormont Estate is a public park situated in East Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is home to the Northern...

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03/07/2022

Dead Centre Tours and The History of The Troubles – Belfast

Looking for a Belfast Tour? A troubles walking tour? A Belfast City Tour? or a Belfast history tour? Dead Centre...

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Amazing Grace Song
30/06/2022

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...

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Inis Mor, Aran Island, Ireland
30/06/2022

The Aran Islands: One of the World’s Best Island Destinations

The Aran Islands are a group of three islands located on the west coast of Ireland in an area of...

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Irish dancing ireland
26/06/2022

The Famous Tradition of Irish Dancing

Irish Dancing or Irish Dance is one of the most famous and much-loved traditions that has come from Ireland. Irish...

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26/06/2022

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...

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The Celts
26/06/2022

The Celts: Digging Deeper into this Exciting Shrouded Mystery

We are all so close and yet so far, and it is not a matter of distance. It is a...

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Knockagh Monument
26/06/2022

The Knockagh Monument

Located in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, the Knockagh Monument war memorial for those from County Antrim who died in the...

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21/06/2022

‘Oh, Danny Boy’: Lyrics and History of Ireland’s Beloved Song

A popular song that is the epitome of Irish culture, Danny Boy is a ballad with an ancient Irish melody....

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Irish historical fiction
20/06/2022

100 Best Irish Historical Fiction to Consider Reading

Whether you are an avid reader or haven’t picked up a book since school, we all share a sense of...

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10/06/2022

Incredible History of the Tuatha de Danann: Ireland’s Most Ancient Race

This article aims to provide the most comprehensive guide of one of Ireland’s most captivating mythological races; the Tuatha dé...

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Queen's University Belfast
30/05/2022

Queen’s University Belfast: Past, Present and Future

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research… where...

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Reasons to visit Ireland
19/05/2022

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Ireland; From Medieval Castles to Beautiful Landscapes

As summer approaches, and you start to plan your travel adventures, ConnollyCove wants to make sure you don’t miss out...

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Jeanie Johnston Ship
19/05/2022

The Stunning Jeanie Johnston: 5 Facts about the Irish Emigrant Ship

Follow in the footsteps of those who fled the Famine! The Jeanie Johnston tells the story of the thousands of...

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Temple Bar Dublin Image
18/05/2022

Famous Bars and Pubs in Ireland – The Best Traditional Irish Pubs

Ireland is a place famous for its pubs, where you’ll find many Irish enjoying a drink and socialising with friends....

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Irish Tri-colour flying in clear sky
14/05/2022

The Symbols of Ireland and their Significance in the Irish Culture

Many centuries ago, the Celts built their own civilisation. They wanted to stay recognised by the whole world. Especially that...

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14/05/2022

Celtic Mythology on TV: American Gods’ Mad Sweeney

American Gods is a fantasy-drama television series based on British author Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name, published in...

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