The Slievenamon car and it’s place in Irish history

The Slievenamon (Sliabh na mBan) Armoured Rolls Royce car, used by General Michael Collins, is regularly displayed around the country at heritage events and vintage shows, if you get an opportunity to view it, it’s worthwhile to see this historic vehicle. This armoured car dates back to 1920 and was bought from the British Army by the newly formed Irish State after the Anglo-Irish Treaty … Continue reading The Slievenamon car and it’s place in Irish history

Coffee shop at Lyons Village

Cycling along the Grand Canal

Cycling from Dublin city to Celbridge, Kildare If you are looking to get out of Dublin city for the day, a good idea is to rent bikes and cycle along the Grand Canal. You can cycle along the canal towpath on a flat safe surface, away from the busy roads.  After 25 kilometres, you will discover the old restored Lyons village in County Kildare.  It’s a picturesque old … Continue reading Cycling along the Grand Canal