Dwyer McAllister Cottage
Address: Derrynamuck, Knockanarrigan, Co. Wicklow.
Telephone No: +353 404 45325/45352 (Glendalough Visitor Centre)
Fax No: +353 404 45626 (Glendalough Visitor Centre)
Mid June - Mid September: Daily 14.00 - 18.00
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.
Contact +353 404 45325/45352 for access.
Average Length of Visit: 30 minutes
The cottage nestles in the shade of Kaedeen mountain at the top of a grassy lane off the Donard to Rathdangan road in Co. Wicklow. It is a fine example of a traditional thatched cottage built with local stone and whitewashed inside and out. It was from this cottage, in the Winter of 1799, that the famed rebel, Michael Dwyer, fought the encircling British groups and finally made good his escape over the snow covered mountains. The cottage was later destroyed by fire and lay in ruins for almost 150 years. It was restored to its original form as a monument in the late 1940's and again extensively repaired and re-roofed in 1992.
Restricted access for visitors with disabilities
Location: 9km south-east of Donard
Bus Route(s): None
Guided Tours: None
Leaflet/Guide book: English
Seasonal Events: Please check in advance using contact details listed above
Photography / Video allowed: Yes. Commercial photography requires permission