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Glen Of The Downs Forest Park

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I've been curious about Glen Of The Downs Forest Park for several years, and especially since the June 9th Walk In The Woods Day, as this forest park had the best turnout for the day.

I was seeking to replace my ripped up wax coat and falling apart wide brimmed wax hat. After a disappointing day checking out Dublin shops where wax coats were between € 300 and € 500 and hats towards € 100, I was going to leave the idea to ordering online.

Claire suggested we tried Fishers in Newtown Mountkennedy in Co. Wicklow. I had been there before and prices were outrageous there then ... but Claire said they serve a good lunch. I thought we may go for a walk at Devils Glen or Church Glen woods after, as it was a lovely unusually mild 1st December day.

So, it was lunch first ...


I was not in the mood for traditional dinner Sunday lunch, cheese scone with local cheeses, home made pickle, superfood salad, mince pie, and the best coffee I had had for a long time, and I am not a coffee drinke…