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Bradshaw’s Guide

Dublin to Wicklow, and Wexford

Taking our seats at the Harcourt station, Dublin, we soon pass Milltown, and arrive at Dundrum, three miles, at which are the remains of an old castle, and 2½ miles further,

Stillorgan, in the vicinity of which are Stillergan Park; H. Verschoyle, Esq., and Stillorgan House, R, Guinness, Esq. One mile further brings us to Foxrock and another to Carrickmines, where are the ruins of an old castle. 2½ miles more brings us to the station of Shankill, with its hill, 912 feet high, close at hand. Another run of 2½ miles brings us to

County Wicklow : Bray

The stranger would do well to make this place his head-quarters for a few days, being most beautifully situated, and in the very heart of scenery the most attractive.

Proceeding from Bray, we pass the stations of Delgany, the station for the Glen of the Downs; Kilcool. Newcastle, Killoughter, and Wicklow Junction, to the town of

County Wicklow : Wicklow

This town, the capital of the county of the same name, has a population of about 2,798, who are employed in the copper and lead ore trade.

Rathnew and Glenealy stations.

Rathdrum, the station for the Seven Churches of Glendalough. The next station is that of Ovoca, mentioned in the route above. From thence we proceed to Woodenbridge.

The junction of a line 6½ miles long, via the stations of Aughrim and Tinahely to Shillelagh.

The stations of Arklow, Gorey, and Ferns are respectively passed, when we arrive at Enniscorthy, the present terminus of the railway, from whence coaches run in connection with the trains, a distance, of 13½ miles, to

Wexford, a telegraph station, the capital of the county of that name, at the mouth of the river Slaney. A line of steamers sail from here to Bristol and Liverpool about once a week.

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