Avondale House is the birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891), who was the Irish nationalist political founder and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party. He died at the age of 45 years after a heart attack and his funeral at Glasnevin Cemetery drew a crowd of 200,000 people. The house at Avondale was built in 1777 and set in the 500 acre Avondale Park. The house is open to the public from Easter until 31 October.
South along the R755 from Laragh to Rathdrum. Located one mile south of Rathdrum in County Wicklow along the R752.