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Poetry Day

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Join us for this unique outdoor event on Poetry Day Ireland, 27th April 2023 from 10:30am - 1pm.

Poet Jane Clarke and historian Joan Kavanagh will lead a 5 km walk along the Miners’ Way from Glendasan to the Upper Lake in Glendalough.

Amid the spectacularly beautiful scenery of the Wicklow mountains we will follow a path downhill along the Glendasan river and into the woods leading to Glendalough. Along the way Joan Kavanagh will speak about the mining history and Jane will read poems inspired by the lives of the miners as we pass the remains of old mine workings, ruins of houses where miners lived, stands of Scots Pine planted for pit props.

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Meeting Place: The Upper Car Park Glendalough, from where a bus will take us to the starting point of the walk.

Grade: This is an easy to moderate hill walk with a descent and slight ascent. It is important to have warm clothes, rain gear and boots.