Wicklow

Round Tower through Window

Round Tower through Window The round tower at Glendalough as seen through a window of the nearby ruins of a church.

Glendalough Lower Lake

Glendalough Lower Lake Glendalough derives it’s name from the Irish name for the area, “Gleann Da Loch” which roughly translates as “glen of the two lakes”. It was a cold enough day so we only got a good look at the lower lake, but I’m looking forward to visiting again!

Glendalough Round Tower

Glendalough Round Tower A Christian graveyard lies at the base of the round tower at Glendalough. Here’s a detail of a gravestone with the tower in the background. Looking around, we saw graves from the 19th century, but I’m positive there are older graves. Way back in 2004, I took some shots of the round […]

Glendalough Bridge

Glendalough Bridge We spent last weekend driving – up to Bray in Co. Wicklow, visited Glendalough, The Sally Gap and promptly got lost a few times on the way to Avoca! On Sunday we returned to Cork, but took a detour via Tullow and Carlow to visit Killkenny. We called to friends in Fermoy and […]