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Trip to Glendalough

January 15th 2011
Last part of orientation! So on our very last few days of orientation, my semester start up program took us on a trip to Glendalough and county Wicklow. Glendalough is a valley in between the Wicklow mountains known for its medieval monastic settlement. It was full of graves, crosses, and old monastery type things. Pretty much from the beginning of orientation, everyone we told tha ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Wicklow » Glendalough

Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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