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.
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
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.
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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