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5 Waterfalls to explore in Leinster


Leinster is one of the provinces of Ireland, situated in the southeast and east of Ireland. The ancient kingdoms were shired into a number of counties for administrative and judicial purposes. In later centuries, local government legislation has prompted further sub-division of the historic counties.

Glenmacnass Waterfall
Glenmacnass WaterfallCarrigeenduff, Newtown Park, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

The Glenmacnass Waterfall is a stunning scenic location and a popular photo stop for visitors touring along the uplands of the Wicklow Hills. The Waterfall is bounded to the west by Tonelagee, and to the east by Scarr mountain. The entire Glenmacnass Valley can be accessed by the R115 road , which connects the Sally Gap in the north, to the village of Laragh in the south.There is a car park above the Waterfall and the Waterfall is a 2 minutes walk.

Poulanass Waterfall
Poulanass WaterfallWicklow Way, Derrybawn, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

The Poulanass waterfall is a small but scenic waterfall near Glendalough upper lake in the Republic of Ireland. After a short walk you will see the Poulanass waterfall cascading down the river Avonmore over 5 meter. Not very tall but the scenery and the views on the lake are gorgeous. The basin beneath the waterfall is a very clean and the water reflects the trees on it. Not sure why the water colour of this waterfall is different, but it made this little waterfall a unique one.

Poulanassy Waterfall
Poulanassy WaterfallPoulanassy, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

A beautiful waterfall situated south of Ballyknockbeg, northeast of Carrigatubbrid Wood. . The fall stands on the Pollanassa River - the name of the fall comes from Poll an Easa, meaning the 'pool of the waterfall' or 'bathing place'. It is popular with locals and visitors.

Powerscourt Waterfall
Powerscourt WaterfallPowerscourt Estate, Deerpark, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, A98 WOD0, Ireland

This is the second highest waterfall in Ireland Set at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains. The waterfall is a favourite destination for family picnics and visitors are also welcome to enjoy a barbecue. There is a vast amount of space to keep children entertained and a playground for younger children. The waterfall is part of the Powerscourt Estate, which is open to the public for an entrance fee.

The Devil's Glen Waterfall
The Devil's Glen WaterfallBoleynass Lower, Wicklow, Ireland

Devil’s Glen waterfall is located in wicklow, Ireland. Usually an hour or less driving from Dublin. This place is an ideal one to have a day trip. The Devil’s Glen boasts a dramatic landscape that was fashioned at the end of the Ice Age when the melt waters of the ice sheet created the valley. The site hosts a mixture of broad leaf and conifer forest with fine stands of beech, Spanish chestnut and ash.

Map of Waterfalls to explore in Leinster