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Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow

Newtownmountkennedy (Irish: Baile an Chinnéidigh meaning "Town of the Kennedys"), is a village in County Wicklow just off the N11 road to Wexford. It is about 14 km (9 miles) north of Wicklow Town approximately 30 km (19 miles) from Dublin. The area is currently expanding rapidly and is a dormitory town for many workers commuting to Dublin and Bray.

The village with the longest name in Ireland has been a popular tourist destination for the last century. A picturesque village set in woodlands and glens including Glen O’Downs, Altidore, Callowhill and Kilmurry.

There is a nature reserve at nearby Kilcoole that runs most of the way to Wicklow Town where it leads to the Broadlough.

Golfers have a choice of 2 of the regions most challenging courses at Druids Glen Golf Club and there are many others nearby. Other outdoor activities include horse rising, fishing and walking.




Gardens

Burton Hall Garden - Border
Burton Hall
Dublin 18, Dublin City
An oasis in the midst of a commercial hub, the fine old walled garden of 1731 Burton Hall has a new incarnation as a teaching garden and is part of the training and rehabilitation programme for Cluain Mhuire. There are lots of enjoyable thing ...
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Golf

Wicklow Golf Club - Wicklow County Wicklow Ireland
Wicklow Golf Club
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
Formed in 1904, Wicklow Golf Club has enjoyed redevelopment in recent years with nine holes added in 1994 and a new club house added in 2002. Playing 5,946 yards off the back markers to a par of 71 Wicklow Golf Club is amongst the most scenic ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
The Merrion Mews & Stables
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Dublin’s only surviving intact example of Georgian Domestic architecture at No. 63 Fitzwilliam Lane, Dublin 2. This quaint and charming 18th Century holiday retreat in the heart of the city has been restored to its original charm. The Mew ...
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What's On

Coppinger Row Outdoor Food Market - Thursdays
Coppinger Row Outdoor Food Market - Thursdays 11am-7pm

Coppinger Row beside Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2

Contact: Brendan Whelan on 086 815 0836 casualtradi ...
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Tourist Attractions

Aras an Uachtarain - Phoenix Park Dublin 8 Ireland
Aras an Uachtarain
Dublin 8, Dublin City
Residence of the President of Ireland, Áras an Uachtaráin (meaning house of the president in Irish), started as a modest brick house for the Phoenix Park Chief Ranger in 1751 and was then purchased by the British administration ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Roundwood Inn
Roundwood, Co. Wicklow
Jurgen and Aine Schwalm’s 17th century inn in the highest village in the Wicklow Hills has a style that is all its own, and a dedicated band of followers who love everything about it: the public bar with its own snug and open fire, the stur ...
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