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Wicklow Glendalough day tour a must see, its spectacular

County Wicklow can be found on the east coast of Ireland, just below Dublin. It is a popular weekend getaway for Dubliners escaping the city for some rest and relaxation. Sometimes called the Garden of Ireland, County Wicklow has magnificent … Continue reading

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Lonely Planet HISTORY OF GLENDALOUGH

History of Glendalough In AD 498 a young monk named Kevin arrived in the valley and decided that it would be a good spot for a bit of silent meditation. He set up house in what had been a Bronze Age … Continue reading

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Titanic letter returns to Belfast

Belfast Titanic Experience visit the world’s largest Titanic Experience, join us on our historic day tour to Belfast from Dublin. A mystery benefactor has stepped in to ensure a valuable letter written by an officer days before he died on … Continue reading

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St Kevin of Glendalough

St Kevin’s journey started at such a place, called Hollywood. It’s still there, a perfectly lovely little village. It is all upland from Ireland’s Hollywood, site of St Kevin’s Chair. Some time in the early 7th century he set out barefoot. … Continue reading

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Film Boost for County Wicklow

The filming of a multi-million euro television production in County Wicklow promises to provide a much needed tourism boost. Discover the many film locations on our award winning day tour from Dublin The BBC is to film a feature length … Continue reading

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St Valentines Relics in Dublin Ireland

In 1835 an Irish Carmelite by the name of John Spratt was visiting Rome. He was well known in Ireland for his skills as a preacher and also for his work among the poor and destitute in Dublin’s Liberties area. … Continue reading

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Visit Worlds Largest Titanic exhibition plus Belfast on a day tour from Dublin

History of Belfast City Hall For many centuries, Belfast was a small settlement. Everything changed in 1613, when a Royal charter gave Belfast town status. It expanded rapidly, becoming an important port and manufacturing cent By the end of the 19th … Continue reading

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