piątek, 20 maja 2011

Glencullen, Ireland

Glencullen (Gleann Cuilinn) - a village on the outskirts of Dublin in the county of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Ireland.

It is also a name for:

- areas west of the village, including buildings at the road R116: Brockey, Boranaraltry, Butter Well;
- nearby river (down from Enniskerry known as Cookstown), a tributary of the River Dargle (Irish: An Deargail);
- Name the mountain top, belonging to the Wicklow mountain range.

On the south-eastern slope of Two Rock Mountain, during archaeological work has been rediscovered megalithic tomb galeriowy the Bronze Age. This archaeological site is commonly called "Tomb of the Giants"(called Giants Grave).
The Glencullen has a menhir, wydatowany at the turn of the Neolithic and Bronze Age. The exact location of the position: 6 ° 13'0 .11 W, 53 ° 13'11 .2 N.
The pub is located in Glencullen founded by Theobald Wolfe Tone'a during the Irish uprising in 1798 (Irish Eiri Amach 1798), which was also used as a meeting place for the rebels in 1916 during the Easter Uprising.