Kilranelagh Rings Guided Walking Tour

May
30

Discover the wonderful Kilranelagh Hill in West Wicklow. 2.5 hour walking tour featuring Crossoona Rath and Boleycarrigeen Stone Circle.

Thursday 30th May.

11.0 am – 1.30 pm.

Hear about the history and engaging legends associated with Kilranelagh. Learn about the mysterious Tuatha De Danann and the fascinating heroes of old. Get away into nature to explore our forgotten past. This is the real ancient Ireland, where you’ll escape the crowds and find the Ireland you’ve always dreamed of.

We will start at the Boleycarrigeen entrance barrier to Kilranelagh hill.

From there our walk will take us past the view of the huge hill figures on Keadeen and hear the fascinating legend associated with it.

We will then make our way past a ruined house on our way to find a cairn hidden away in a beautiful forest clearing.

After that we will visit the Boleycarrigeen stone circle. From here we will also take in the views of Keadeen’s mysterious Cursus and Cairn.

We will finish the tour with Crossoona Rath with its Ogham stone and the battle place of Michael Dwyer and the Irish rebels.

The fascinating stories associated with each place will transport you to another time and place. These sites are not easily accessed without guidance, they are hidden gems, untouched and wild, not to be missed.

 

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