The Source of the River Liffey

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 …

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Stop! Read This before You Start Your Wedding Dress Diet

Five Ridiculous Diets People were Crazy Enough to Try! You’ve got your wedding booked at Kippure Estate. You’ve bought the perfect dress and everyone’s going to be there. The only problem is that as the big day draws near, you start to worry about fitting into your dress. In desperation, you feel like you’ll do anything to lose weight fast, …

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Kippure Estate Client Spotlight: EUROBUG

Eurobug International Youth Work Training & Collaboration uniting people from across Europe at Kippure Estate Eurobug, International Youth Work Training and Collaboration Ltd. was founded in July 2014 in the Republic of Ireland and is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation operating on local, national and international levels. Eurobug aims to provide young people aged between 18 and 30 with the chance …

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Kippure Estate Client Spotlight: SUBUD

Subud, a worldwide spiritual organisation and charity using the tranquillity of Kippure to provide healing and enlightening retreats. Subud is a non-denominational organisation and charity whose members follow the spiritual practice known as the Latihan Kejiwaan. This is a natural process that is open to anyone who asks for it, with no rituals or instructions involved. It is a different …

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Hen Party Ideas for Winter – Get Ready to Boogie!

Few things are more fun on your Hen do than letting your hair down and dancing the night away. This Hen Party Idea for Winter teaches you all the moves… Your hen do is the perfect opportunity to cut loose on the dance floor and strut your stuff… after all, you won’t be a single lady for much longer. However, …

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Seefin Megalithic Tomb – PART 2

The Oisín Stone, Glen na Smól The stone that Oisín lifted is called the Oisín Stone and can still, 1,500 years later, be seen in Gleann na Smól (the valley of the thrushes). The Oisín Stone is only a good walk from Seefin to the lower valley. The Fiannachta tales also described how Fionn would look across the Dublin bay …

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Seefin Megalithic Tomb – PART 1

From Kippure Estate let us follow in the footsteps of our ancient ancestors from the Stone Age to the Iron Age – their druids, the warrior division of the Iron Age Fianna, on to the top of magical SeefinMountain. There, after a 1.5 hour walk, you will discover the 5000 year old Seefin megalithic tomb or passage grave. The nearby …

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Dreaming of a Valentine's Weekend Wedding?

We still have the 12th and 13th of February 2016 available for your dream Winter Wedding and we’ve put a Special Valentine’s Package together for these dates. Weddings are all about romance, and few days of the year come more romantic than Valentine’s Day! February 14th is all about the love, and it’s the perfect time for you and your …

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Kippure Estate New Year's Eve Wedding

We still have the 31st December 2015 available for your dream Winter Wedding!  Enjoy a Special New Year’s Eve Package! The New Year marks a new beginning; a start of a brand new year. As a result, it’s the ideal day to start your new lives together, as husband and wife. Summer weddings may have the sunshine, but when it …

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Unique Wedding Ideas: Mad Hatters, Jugglers and More!

Are you looking for inspiration for a truly unique wedding? Here’s some of the best quirky wedding themes to get those creative ideas flowing… The days of formal white weddings with carbon-copy reception rooms, duplicate ceremonies and standard evening celebrations are thankfully very much over. These days, the emphasis is on getting creative; celebrating your unique personal style and making …

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