South Wicklow | Doire Coille Farmhouse
Doire Coille Farmhouse
At the Meeting of the Waters, the Avonmore and beg rivers come together to form the Avoca River. It is a beauful site and well travelled over the years. It was on this very spot that Thomas Moore wrote his famous Irish Melody “The Meeting of the Waters”.
For a pretty jazzy 360 degree view of the actual Meeting site, visit Look Around Ireland.
Below is the famous poem by Thomas Moore written about the place.
“The Meeting Of The Waters,
There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet
As that vale in..
One of Irelands finest East Coast beaches, Brittas Bay is the perfect location for a family day out.
Winner of numerous awards, the beach is 5 km of beautiful white sand dunes and clean beaches. It is also an area of huge ecological importance to the area.
Visit Go Ireland for a good location map and http://www.brittasbay.org/ for information about the site.
52º 53´ 0″ N, 6º 3´ 0″ W
Famous for being the oldest surviving working mill in Ireland today, Avoca handweavers was established in 1723.
Here you can enjoy the hand weavers hard at work producing the lovely woven woollen rugs and fabrics which became the hallmark of the company in its early days.
For more information, directions and things to do visit Ireland Guide and their official website http://www.avoca.ie/.