Day 18 Wexford Town to Howth via Wicklow Mountains May 5th 2018 A very varied and sensationally enjoyable day. Halfway between Avoca and Rathdrum we came across “The Meeting”, so called because of the meeting of two clear, free flowing rivers coming from the Wicklow Mountains through lush countryside that had us wanting to stay, look and listen for more time than what we did.
Winding our way further up the mountains we came across Glendalough and many, ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Howth 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