Cycle & Stroll Through History
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Ancient rites and intrigue is the theme for the Route of The Kings cycling tour. Scenic places of escape where once a noble King of his clan and barony defended his lands from Vikings and Norman aggressors, with his lands been laid waste bare before him he marched northwards along the coastline each time building a castle then defending it from attackers.
Escaping from the promontory fort of Ballybunion to doon point and then to Asdee O’ Connor Kings ruled their lands for over 1000 years from Ri File on Doon promontory from this historic place an army march to banks of the tolka river on good Friday April 10th 1014 and took part in the Great Battle of Clontarf.
Escape into the mists of time with Danny Houlihan on this historical journey of discovery of hidden secrets of the past interwoven into the landscape of The Wild Atlantic Way, every turn in the route there is a hidden secret waiting to be related and experienced.
Set within the backdrop of The Wild Atlantic Way as the cycling tour visits hidden green valleys with the ruins of old churches, holy wells and megalithic monuments which tell their own story and the O‘Connor history reveals its final outcome.