Down in the valley, valley so low, lies the beautiful grounds of dear Glendalough...
Glendalough is a beautiful monastery founded by St. Kevin. It is nestled between two lakes in a valley of the Wicklow Mountains.
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A poem by Seamus Heaney describes St. Kevin holding out his hand
so that blackbirds can build their nest there. St. Kevin stays in this stance until the baby blackbirds hatch and fly away.
This is one of the offsprings from St. Kevin's nest.
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