Newtownmountkennedy is a small town in County Wicklow, Ireland. It developed within the historic townland of Ballygarny . It acquired its present name in the mid-seventeenth-century, when Sir Robert Kennedy, M.P. for Kildare, made it his principal residence. It is just off the N11 road to Wexford, just south of Kilpedder and south-west of Greystones. It is about 15 km north of Wicklow town, 15 km south of Bray and approximately 35 km from Dublin. The R772 regional road passes through the village. This was the main Dublin-Wexford route, the N11, but the village was bypassed by the new N11 dual carriageway in 1990.
The area is currently expanding rapidly and is a dormitory town for many workers commuting to Bray and Dublin.
The headquarters of Coillte, the Irish Forestry Board, are situated in the village forest. Newtownmountkennedy is in the Roman Catholic parish of Kilquade and one of the Kilquade parish's two chapels of ease is located in the village at the junction with the Roundwood Road.
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Druids Glen, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
Located in heart of County Wicklow, regarded as the Garden County for its natural beauty, Druids Glen Resort provides a championship golf course, an Elemis spa and comprehensive meeting facilities.
Main Street, Newtownmountkennedy, A63 FX72, Co. Wicklow
The Parkview Hotel is positioned between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea in the town of Newtownmountkennedy. This sophisticated hotel offers a bistro and spacious bedrooms with large marble bathrooms.
Marriott Druid's Glen Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
Druids Glen Resort, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
Hugo's Restaurant at the five-star Druids Glen Resort is a favourite amongst guests and locals alike. Its chic interior design coupled with the bright and airy atmosphere and gorgeous woodland views makes for a lovely dining experience.
Main Street, Newtown Mount Kennedy, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
The Old School House, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
Main St, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
We're newly refurbished with an extensive lunch and evening menu. We use only the best quality produce to ensure excellent food is served at its freshest. If its a Sunday drive in Wicklow or you're a local we're a must try.