A day on the mountain
Category: My garden work
| Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:29 pm
We call these the Dublin mountains however they are really only hills lol . They are only 15 to 20 mins from our house and provide a great escape from the city , a great place to unwind . A road was built during famine times 1840s about 20 miles long so that the milatry could have easy access against the O Byrnes and the O Tooles who came down to Dublin raiding the city .
Glendalough (gleanndalocha ) is the glen of the two lakes and is a great attraction with Dubliners on weekends . It was a monastic settlement founded by St. Kevin in the 6 th centuary . The tower was built then to protect the monks from the Vikings .
A lot of the grave stones have the presentday O Byrnes and O Tooles names on them .
After coming off the mountain my son and I had hot fish and chips eaten from the chipper in the paper . mmmmmmmmmm A great day Bugs
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