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Are there still swans at the mouth of the River Dargle, Bray, County Wicklow?

Are there still swans at the mouth of the River Dargle, Bray, County Wicklow?

Old Jun 13th 2018, 5:50 pm
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Default Are there still swans at the mouth of the River Dargle, Bray, County Wicklow?

Several years ago when I used to work in Ireland I would often stay at the Royal Hotel in Bray for weeks on end and on many occasions especially when the kids were on holiday from school I travelled across from the U.K. with my wife and three kids. When I was in Dublin my family would buy loaves of bread each morning and walk down to the mouth of the River Dargle on the outskirts of Bray and feed the swans. At that time there were literally dozens of swans at that particular location. Are the swans still there... does anyone know?
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Tbf it's a pretty obscure question. Twenty seconds on Google Street View tells me there were still swans there in September 2014. Unless anyone has information to the contrary I would suspect they are still there today.
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Old Jun 29th 2018, 2:23 pm
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Thanks BritInParis... I'll take a look.
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Default Re: Are there still swans at the mouth of the River Dargle, Bray, County Wicklow?

Originally Posted by sidgold View Post
So... I guess the swans have all gone then?
Not sure about the location, but they still seem to be there. Only in Galway, but lots of swans there and I seem to be seeing a lot more than a few years ago.
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Thanks Moses2013,

Its one of my kids fondest memories of Ireland.

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Any up-date on the swans? ... please drop us a line... I"d love to know?
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Default Re: Are there still swans at the mouth of the River Dargle, Bray, County Wicklow

Originally Posted by sidgold View Post
Any up-date on the swans? ... please drop us a line... I"d love to know?
You will be happy to hear I saw some there the other day. They have actually done a fair bit of work in that area in Bray over the last year or so, walkway along river etc
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Thanks Dask,
Its a lovely part of the world & I can still remember the River Dargle & all the wild wonderful countryside.
If you are living in Bray or nearby... you're very lucky.

Thank you for the up-date.
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PS.- We also used to play a nine hole golf course just outside Bray off the main road heading south towards Wexford. It overlooked the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Is that that still there... I wonder?
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