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Thursday, 30 May 2013

Wicklow's mining heritage: a tour

This Saturday, 1 June, an afternoon tour in Co Wicklow will be of interest to anyone whose ancestors were involved in County Wicklow's mining industries.

The Glen of Lead Tour will be exploring the mining heritage and sites of Glenmalure and Glendagan. It will be led by Martin Critchley and Sharron Schwartz, who are engaged in a survey and desktop study of the historic mining landscape, and has been organised by Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society. The tour group will meet at the Parish Hall, Roundwood. Fee: 5Euros.