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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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Boyne Valley Meath Ireland

St. Patrick a foreign Christian missionary come to convert Ireland’s Celtic pagans. This he did with great symbolic flare. As the Druids celebrated their feast day on the Hill of Tara, Patrick prepared the Easter feast on the Hill of … Continue reading

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A day in Kildare

Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens The farm, purchased by Colonel William Hall Walker at the turn of the 20th century, is now owned by the Irish people but is run as a commercial entity, its management working hard to … 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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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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Belfast Titanic quarter Samson and Goliath

Join us every Tuesday Thursday Saturday and Sunday on our Titanic day tours from Dublin. Advanced booking is essential only 29 seats per day. The two great yellow-painted gantry cranes Samson and Goliath have become icons of Belfast, dominating not … Continue reading

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