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Wild Wicklow Tour including Glendalough from Dublin
"The beautiful coastal drive from Dublin to Glendalough takes you past Dun Laoghaire Harbor Dalkey and Killiney. These exclusive suburbs on the out reaches of Dublin are home to Ireland's rich and famous including U2's Bono Enya and film director Neil Jordan. Then driving through the Wicklow Mountains you'll soon understand why this area is known as 'the Garden of Ireland’.You'll continue on to the green mountains of Wicklow County where you'll stop for morning tea (additional cost) at Avoca Handweavers. The oldest wool mill in Ireland Avoca Handweavers is a great place to shop for high-quality Irish crafts.The next stop on your Wicklow tour in Glendalough
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"Wicklow Mountains
"Departing from Dublin Connolly Station you'll travel by train (snack bar onboard) to village of Rathdrum incorporating a journey into the heart of County Wicklow. Taking a stunning scenic coastal route you'll pass the magnificent Killiney Bay a must-see Irish beauty-spot framed by the Great Sugar Loaf Mountain and the sriking Bray Head hill. From here your train tour swings inland to the mountains of County Wicklow
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Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains Day Trip from Dublin
"Make your way to the prearranged meeting point in central Dublin on the day of your tour. Then after meeting with your guide hop aboard an air-conditioned coach and travel south toward County Wicklow known as the Garden of Ireland.Gaze out of the windows as you travel through rural Ireland taking in postcard-perfect views of rolling green countryside and the wild bogland and heather fields of Sally gap where scenes from Braveheart were filmed. You’ll also learn about the legend and folklore that surrounds Glencree Valley.Stop at the picturesque Lough Tay otherwise known as Guinness Lake
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Mellifont Abbey Tips (1)

Ruins of a Great Abbey

Mellifont Abbey lies around 10 kilometers from Drogheda, in Collon village on the banks of the River Mattock. Once the abbey was the center of the Cistercian order in Ireland. It was established in 1142 by St. Malachy of Armagh and was the first abbey of the order in the country. William of Orange used Mellifont Abbey as his headquarters during the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

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Things to Do Near Mellifont Abbey

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Malahide Castle

We took a half-day tour to visit this Castle which is within Dublin's city limits. Glad we did because our 11 year old twins loved walking inside the castle and being told of the stories about the...
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Trim Castle

Trim Castle, on the River Boyne, is one of the largest castles you will find in Ireland. The original castle at the site was erected by the Norman Hugh de Lacy and the simple motte and bailey grew...
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Taaffe's Castle - Merchant House

Please don't confuse the Medieval 'Taaffe's Castle' with the nearby bar of the same name, a popular spot for stag and hen parties! The name 'Taaffe's Castle' is a bit of an anomaly. The building is...
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Experience Gaelic Games

Firstly we played gaelic handball. Then we were brought into a room, in which we saw some instructional videos on the diffrent gaelic games. Then one of the instructors told us about the culturel...
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Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery

It was by sheer coincidence that we visited the museum on a historic day. "Hugh Lane (1875-2015): Dublin's Legacy and Loss celebrates Hugh Percy Lane, the philanthropist and art dealer who presented...
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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Although the huge glasnevin Cementry only goes back to the 1830's it contains a huge number of graves of the great and the good, along with more than a few rogues as well. The place has the potential...
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