This was a club walk organised by the Ramblers. The plan had been to walk from 09:00 north along the Brockaghs, up Tonelagee and back via St Kevins way to the start which was in the Glendalough Visitors' Centre.
The route finally taken may be of interest for constructing walks.
However it turned out that the poor weather that was forecast for 13:00 ish with some rain perhaps and winds to 33km/h was in reality a lot of rain, winds of at least 45 to 50, much earlier.
When Tonelagee finally hove into sight through the mist and rain, unenthusiasm took hold, which translated into a right turn east towards the long forestry track over looking the Glenmacnass river from the SW. As soon as we left the Brockagh ridge, there was instant relief from the rain, but initially we descended over a heather covered boulder field. Choose wisely if you do this.
We walked along this track which, following the extensive felling in the area for the first time in my walking lifetime, now reveals itself as a long balcony walk with extensive views. Views which I didn't photograph because of the incessant rain.
There's a few choices on the route. Essentially you can go to Laragh or Glendalough. By choosing the Wicklow Way (blue arrows) you eventually come to the Glendalough Visitors Centre.