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Sep 26, 2016 - South of Dublin and Dublin city

26 Sep It was a good thing we set an alarm this morning. Even with an early to bed and a late 9am bus departure, we were sound asleep at 7:30. After a nice breakfast and all but two people aboard we took off for County Wicklow South of Dublin. Our stop this morning is Russborough House. This mansion has the longest facade of any house in Ireland stretching almost 700 feet across. The home overlooks the very large Blessington Lakes. A reservoir for Dublin, it is so large that the tv show "Vikings" is filmed on it. The owners family was...

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May 19, 2015 - Blessington, Wicklow

We had planned a couple of days in Wicklow and I was feeling well enough to go so we headed off that direction. We stopped about halfway up the motorway for a bite to eat for lunch and then continued on to Blessington and our accommodations for the night. Timmy found Tulfarris Golf Resort on the internet and it was very secluded, quiet, beautiful, and reasonably priced. We checked in, got settled, and decided to take a ride around the shores of Blessington Lakes before stopping for dinner in Blessington. Our food was excellent...

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