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Avoca

The scenic village of Avoca is set amongst heavily forested hills at the confluence of the rivers Avonbeg and Avonmore. Beneath a tree the Irish Romantic poet Thomas Moore composed his 1807 poem "The Meeting of the Waters". Overlooking the scene from its imposing position on a cliff o... more

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Dublin

“In Dublin’s fair city, where the girls are so pretty . . .” goes the popular old ballad. The girls are certainly pretty and the city fair, if you can overlook the rash of modern office developments begun in the 1960s and the areas that have been razed and seemingly abandoned. D... more

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Glendalough

Glendalough, a monastic settlement of seven churches, was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. After St. Patrick, St. Kevin is Ireland’s most popular saint. He certainly picked a stunning site in this wooded valley between two lakes to found his monastic order. Amidst the tiltin... more

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Gorey

The town of Gorey stands on a gentle slope, with the Wicklow Mountains in the background, its broad clean streets testify to the commercial ideals of its earlier founders. Gorey was first identified as a centre in the Norman records of 1296. In its time, Gorey has known the  triumph ... more

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Kilanerin

Kilanerin Village dates from around the late 1600s and was initially a small crossroads settlement south of the larger Limbrick Village with its Castle and Church. After the Cromwellian settlement and redistrubution of lands in the 1650’s the Church at Limerick would have fallen int... more

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny is quite the loveliest of Irish towns and it is easy to spend a day here sightseeing and shopping. Entering the town, turn left at the first traffic lights along the main street and park your car outside the castle. Undoubtedly, the best way to see the medieval buildings of K... more

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