Glendalough Valley

In the heart of Ireland's Wicklow mountains, the Avonmore River rises and flows into the Glendasan River connecting two lakes along its route. It's there you'll find Glendalough Valley, home of Glendalough's Monastic City, chosen for its remoteness and beauty by 6th-century monk and hermit St Kevin. Students studying at Notre Dame's Dublin Global Gateway spent a day hiking part of the 13.7-mile loop (~10km) learning more about the rich history embedded in its countryside.

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