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Discovering a Local Legend of St Nicholas at Jerpoint Park: Jerpoint, Co Kilkenny

I remember hearing the local legend of St. Nicholas being buried near Jerpoint Abbey when I visited in 2008.  We were told that the nearby Church of St. Nicholas as his final resting place after his remains were brought to Ireland by two Crusading knights. At that time the church wasn’t easy to get to […]

The Dark Hedges: Stranocum, Co. Antrim

The Dark Hedges is a fantastic avenue of beech trees that looks like an impressionist painting by Van Gogh. Well over 200 years old, the trees twist into incredible shapes, forming a tunnel leading to Gracehill Golf Club in Northern Ireland. Hidden away deep in the countryside of County Antrim, legend says the spectacular avenue […]

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