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Willie Heffernan and the Monkey Sanctuary of Ireland

I just came across this old report from Nationwide on Willie Heffernan’s monkey sanctuary in Wicklow and thought I’d share it. It’s not a place many people know about, but it’s a fascinating site – 13 man-made islands on a …

Tue, Dec 11, 2012, 14:52

   

I just came across this old report from Nationwide on Willie Heffernan’s monkey sanctuary in Wicklow and thought I’d share it. It’s not a place many people know about, but it’s a fascinating site – 13 man-made islands on a lake – run by a fascinating man. I was lucky enough to visit it a few years ago, but watching this report gives you a great feel for the place.

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