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Glendalough Wicklow day tour

Glendalough is in the heart of county Wicklow, this beautiful green valley, with two shimmering glacial lakes nestled between lush, sloping mountains and noisy waterfalls. It’s name derives from the Irish (Gaelic) Gleann Dá Locha, meaning “valley of the two … Continue reading

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Trim Castle Boyne Valley day tour

Trim Castle, the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, was constructed over a thirty-year period by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter. Hugh de Lacy was granted the Liberty of Meath by King Henry II in 1172 in an attempt … Continue reading

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Dublin’s Decorative Doors, Lamps and Ironwork

Dublin’s Decorative Doors, Lamps and Ironwork Doors In the early 70’s, Bob Fearon a New York advertising executive was making a TV advertisement in Dublin. When walking through Merrion Square he became captivated with the variety of doors on the … Continue reading

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Newgrange Hill of Tara day tour from Dublin

Excavation findings from 3500 BC passage tomb at the Mound of the Hostages, Tara County Meath. Human bones, the stark remains of hundreds of people plus a rich assemblage of artefacts were excavated from the Mound of the Hostages, Tara … Continue reading

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Guided tours Glasnevin cemetary must see June 2012

http://www.glasnevinmuseum.ie Guided Tours with a Tour guide who will give history and stories of the Cemetery and People within it. Historical Tours – Include a visit into the Crypt of ‘The Liberator’ Daniel O’Connell plus visits to the graves of … Continue reading

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Review of Glendalough a must see when visiting Ireland

Glendalough an evocative, misty glen, is a magical place. An ancient, monastic settlement built on the edge of dark lakes and surrounded by hills and forests, it’s a memorable sight. This is one of the must see while visiting Dublin. … Continue reading

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Best Wicklow Glendalough day tour from Dublin

This is a unique day tour from Dublin Ireland. Day Tours Unplugged is an award winning tour company, and the only tour from Dublin offering you an opportunity to explore the spectacular scenery in County Wicklow plus discover the historic … Continue reading

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