Avoca

Avoca is a small town near Arklow, in County Wicklow, Ireland. It is situated on the River Avoca. The Avoca area has been associated with its famous copper mines for many years. Avoca was once known as Newbridge. It subsequently became known as Ovoca, and then in Victorian times as Avoca. Ptolemy mentions the river Obhoca on his early map of Ireland. The official name of the village is now Avoca in English and Abhoca in Irish.

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Avoca Vale is one of the most beautiful valleys in Wicklow. The scenic village of Avoca is situated on the banks of the Avoca River. The village today is alive with tourists. The old courthouse has been refurbished by the Development Association and now houses an Information technology centre, library and tourist centre.

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