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Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow

Kilcoole is a village in County Wicklow, Ireland. It is three kilometres south of Greystones, 14 kilometres north of Wicklow, and about 25 kilometres south of Dublin. It was used as the set for the Irish television series Glenroe, which ran through the 1980s and 1990s. The village is currently expanding rapidly, and is a dormitory town for many workers commuting to Dublin and Bray.

The village has a large industrial estate to the south. An area of marshland runs along the coast from Kilcoole south to Wicklow town, called the Murragh. This area is home to many endangered species of plant and animal. The beach in Kilcoole is the summertime home of the Little Tern, one of the few places in Ireland where these birds nest. Within the village, is an area of flora known as the Rock which is a huge rock/hill that predates the Cambrian Period.

Kilcoole is in the Roman Catholic parish of Kilquade, and the local church, St.Anthony's Church, cost £35,000 to build.
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Rail to Kilcoole

Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow is served by Kilcoole.

Bus to Kilcoole

  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Kilcoole:
    • 84:
      • Frascati Road - Sea Road
      • Sea Road - Frascati Road
    • 84X:
      • Garda Station - Beechdale
      • Sea Road - Fleet Street
  • Bus routes operated by Finnegan Bray:
    • 984N:
      • Kilcoole

Things to See and Do in Kilcoole

Druid Druid's Heath Golf Club

Co Wicklow, Ireland
In keeping with the tradition of the Druids Glen Resort, the sensational Druids Heath championship course provides a unique and thrilling experience for all golfers. Maintained to tour standards, the golf course is carved from the natural landscape

Glenroe Open Farm

Ballygannon, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
See the farm where famous Glenroe television the series is filmed.

Restaurants in Kilcoole

Euni Place

5 Main st Kilcoole Wicklow, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow

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Map of Kilcoole