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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

Carysfort Lodge Garden
Carysfort Lodge
Blackrock, Co. Dublin
This pretty 1890s lodge and its sunny, square back garden were rescued from a dreadful fate as the car park for a nearby pub. When the Dillons became its saviour the property was run down, there were a few old apple trees in the garden and the ho ...
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Golf

Woodenbridge Golf Club - County Wicklow Ireland
Woodenbridge Golf Club
Woodenbridge, Co. Wicklow
Course Type: Parkland
The Patrick Merrigan designed Woodenbridge Golf Club is a Par 71 (72 for ladies) parkland course. The beautiful Avoca river comes into play on no less than 10 holes, each providing unique challenges for players of all handicaps. Some of the fi ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
The Cottage
A 200 year old cottage on a farm high in the Dublin Mountains, with dramatic views over the city and bay, beautifully restored to provide a relaxing alternative to big city bustle.
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What's On

Grand Canal Village Market - Dublin -
Friday 11am-2.30pm

Location:

The banks of the Grand Canal at the junction of Lwr. Grand Canal Steet and Clanwilliam Place

Contact:

Des Vallely - 01 2841197 ...
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Tourist Attractions

National Library of Ireland - Kildare Street Dublin 2 Ireland
National Library of Ireland
Dublin 2, Dublin City
The National Library of Ireland was established by the Dublin Science and Art Museum Act, 1877, which provided that the bulk of the collections in the possession of the Royal Dublin Society, should be vested in the then Department of Science and ...
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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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