Discover Kippure Estate’s breath taking Wicklow scenery at your own pace
Kippure Estate, located by the Wicklow Mountains, is especially lucky to be able to offer some of the most stunning views in the country, making it ideal if you enjoy rambling.
Whether you’re part of a walking club or you just want to take some time out with your friends and family, Kippure Estate is the ideal base for your holiday. No matter what your level of fitness, we have something for everyone. Discover rolling mountains, natural woodlands, gentle lakes and miles and miles of sandy beaches.
There are many traditions surrounding this special season, but in Ireland, there are a number of superstitions and sayings that made it an extraordinary place to be at Christmas time.
There are plenty of Old Wives’ Tales about the weather throughout the year and Christmas is no exception. Children would be delighted to see snow on December 24th because this meant that geese were being plucked in Heaven, ready for the dinner table. It was also a good sign because the colder the Christmas, the milder spring would be. However, if the night was temperate,
5 steps to persuading your partner to pop the question
So you’ve been dating for quite a while. You’ve met each other’s parents and everyone likes each other. It’s time to take the next step and get engaged, but there’s only one problem.
There’s no proposal.
Now you don’t want to force the issue. After all, you love your partner and you don’t want to pressure them. At the same time, it really is time they followed the advice of the great Beyoncé and put a ring on it.
You’re at your wits’ end. You’ve tried leaving wedding magazines lying around. You’ve tried sharing the link to your Pinterest wedding collection. You’ve even tried putting together a wedding song playlist and play it on constant repeat whenever he’s around, but he still hasn’t taken the hint.
It’s time to get serious. Here’s our handy guide to what to do when you’re desperate for a proposal.
The River Liffey spurts from the bogs around Kippure Mountain as a small spring some 8km north-east of Kippure Estate.
The source is situated about 580m or 1800ft over sea level and the Liffey ‘pot’ is about 10m in from the Military Road at Liffey Head Bridge, which is about halfway between Glencree cross and the Sallygap. The blanket peat area in the vicinity of the source of the Liffey is known as Liffey Head Bog and is regarded as internationally a very important blanked bog habitat. The Liffey Head Bridge ‘looks up’ directly at the well-known landmark of the RTÉ mast sitting on top of Kippure Mountain.