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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

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Rathmichael Lodge
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Golf

Blainroe Golf Club - Blainroe County Wicklow Ireland
Blainroe Golf Club
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
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Wicklow Lighthouse
Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
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BrookLodge Farmers Market - County Wicklow
Brooklodge Farmers Market

BrookLodge Hotel, Macreddin village, County Wicklow

Organic food markets, held on the first Sunday of the month, noon-5pm (April - October).

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Tourist Attractions

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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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The Mansion House Events Centre - Wedding Venue - Dublin
The Mansion House Events Centre
Dublin 2, Dublin City
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