Tag: The Wicklow Way

Off The Beaten Track: The Hidden Valley of Wicklow’s River Ow

David Deighan takes a look at the Ow Valley in County Wicklow, a hidden gem that is often overlooked in the Garden County. Poet J.M. Synge spoke of his beloved Wicklow in terms of heading ‘South and west and south again’. If you do so from Dublin city, you may end up in the gorgeous valley of the River Ow – a little known, magical place so far off the beaten path that it rarely turns up in the guide books.  The setting, below the tumbling cliffs of Lugnaquilla Mountain, belies the fact Read more [...]