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        1505, 2017

        Reginald’s Tower – The Crown of Ireland’s Ancient East

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        Reginald’s Tower has had many functions in its long and dramatic life, it is said that the tower was sometimes used as a Royal residence. Reginald’s Tower was used as a prison and as a mint. The coins struck at Reginald’s tower were struck with “Cavitas Waterford” on one side.

        2004, 2017

        The 1798 Irish Rebellion – A Little bit of Irish History

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        Inspired by the American and French Revolutions, giving Ireland, the Inspiration to rise up against an oppressive force of foreign rule. The 1798 Rebellion gifted Ireland with the ability to see a future of our own making. The songs, stories and famous names of the 1798 Rebellion are still sung and spoken about today.

        1804, 2017

        Wicklow Historic Gaol – Where Historical Crime And Punishment Come Together, With Haunting Results.

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        As you drive through the beautiful historic town of Wicklow, it is impossible not to be astounded by the staggering size of Wicklow’s Historic Gaol; it’s high thick stonewalls echoing stories of its long and historic past.

        304, 2017

        The Kennedy Homestead – Ancestral home of John F Kennedy in Ireland and home to the JFK museum.

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        For me seeing this quintessential Irish farmhouse, is a silent reminder of what our emigrants achieved in the United States, coming from what would have been humble beginnings to become one of the most famous and powerful families in world history.

        2803, 2017

        The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience – Standing as a silent witness to the mass exodus of Ireland.

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        New Ross is a beautiful town, full of interesting buildings, restaurants, pubs and cafes. Crossing the River its impossible not to be impressed by the Norman aspects of this lovely town, and The Dunbrody Famine Ship nestled into The Quay side, telling a story of a time we are all aware of, a time when many Irish were forced to flee this beautiful land in search of a better life, free of hunger.

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