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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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Glendalough and Saint Kevin County Wicklow

St Kevin’s journey started at such a place, called Hollywood. It’s still there, a perfectly lovely little village. Some time in the early 7th century he set out barefoot. As the heather turned to rocks and foul weather set in, … Continue reading

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Private Half day tours to Powerscourt House and Gardens from Dublin

Powerscourt Gardens and Waterfall Nestled in the Wicklow Mountains near the village of Enniskerry is perhaps the most beautiful garden in all of County Wicklow, at the Estate of Powerscourt. The breathtaking mountain setting combines with a formal landscape to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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