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Glendalough Round Tower  
   

Glendalough Round Tower

33 meters tall and 16 meters in circumference at the base, this tower was used for security of persons and property - once the ladder was pulled up, the vikings and/or the English were not able to enter
Ireland, Dublin & Wicklow County 2011

January 13th 2011
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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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