"The Magic of Irish Heritage"
Illustration by Sean Conlon
Directions for’ The Heritage Trail.’
In Robertstown, ask for directions to Lowtown (Approx half mile) also mentioned in Canal Book.
Leaving 'The Authors House Visit ' turn left over the bridge to 'Ballyteague Castle' (CASTLE BOOK) From there, continue on the road you came traveling past a Thatched Cottage on the left on a bend. (COTTAGE BOOK).
Continue on the same road, travel through scenic Bog land (BOG BOOK) ending (1 half miles approx ) at a T Junction. Turn LEFT at this T Junction. Come to 2nd T Junction, turn LEFT again. With The Hill of Allen on your right, travel on the main road towards Allen Cross Roads. ( Approx 1 half miles)
At this Staggered Cross Roads, turn left into main road, towards Allen Church. (CHURCH BOOK)
Then, on to Kilmeague Village. At the staggered cross roads in the village, turn left up the hill, At the top of Kilmeague hill, turn right towards Robertstown village ( approx 2 miles) (CANAL BOOK).
The trail (approx 13 miles ) can be travelled by car, bus, on foot or bicycle, or in part by boat. Who knows, you may find The Bog of Allen is that special place of your ancestors, your family stories, perhaps, or the Church they may have attended or pray at your family graves. Travel through breathtaking scenery, where there will be many things to see. ‘Macushla, Macushla, come, and Cead Mile Failte
To book your special ‘ The Author’s House Visit.’
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Mon –Fri. 10-30 am to 4.30 pm.
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