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Lakeside Heritage Trail Overview

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The Blessington Lakes are nestled in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. The waters of this man made reservoir form the centrepiece in the landscape around which a very rich and unique local history and heritage can be explored. Whether you are…

Wool and Weaving in the King's River Valley County Wicklow 1660's- 1840's

Wool and weaving in the Kings River valley 1660s-1840s - March 2016 .pdf
In the late 1600s, a Quaker community settled at Baltyboys in the Kings River valley, County Wicklow, Ireland. The Quakers resurrected wool production in the valley and managed its supply to the Dublin weaving trade. In the early 1700s, Dublin’s…