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April 15, 2019

New Bus Service For The Wicklow Uplands

Today marks the commencement of a new bus service which connects some of the villages and visitor attractions found in the Wicklow uplands to Wicklow Town. […]
April 10, 2019

Luggala Closed Tomorrow (Thursday 11th April )

The Luggala Estate in Co. Wicklow will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 11th April from 8am to 5pm due to a scheduled event taking place on the […]
March 20, 2019

Calary Races – very different times!

Calary Races ran from 1902 to the late 1950's and were run by Bray Harriers, a hunt that is still in existence. In an era when there was far less in the way of entertainment, and people had far lower expectations of comfort, this was a major event and always was held on "the first wet Wednesday in April" according to locals. This was the last point to point before the Punchestown Festival and last chance to "get a race into your horse".
March 1, 2019

Wicklow Uplands Council Disappointed Controlled Burning Season Not Extended

Wicklow Uplands Council is disappointed with yesterday’s announcement by the Department of Heritage, Culture and the Gaeltacht, to not extend the controlled burning season beyond February […]
February 27, 2019

Wicklow Uplands Council condemns uncontrolled burning in the uplands

The current permissive season for the burning and cutting of upland vegetation ends on February 28th. There is a perception among some that burning within the […]
February 18, 2019

Second Round of Applications for SUAS Project & Information Event Announced.

Following the official launch of the ‘Sustainable Uplands Agri-environment Scheme (SUAS)’ Pilot Project in November, we are now seeking interested participants to join in the second […]
February 18, 2019

Consultation Meetings for the Co. Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Strategy.

A new Outdoor Recreation Strategy is currently being developed for County Wicklow. Three consultation evenings are coming up for all those who participate in outdoor recreation […]
February 12, 2019

Shillelagh, coal, and Brexit!

In a week that has been dominated by Brexit, it is interesting to reflect on the unlikely connection with a charming little village in South Wicklow […]
November 14, 2018

“Sharing Our Stories”: Free Heritage Interpretative Seminar.

Taking place on Saturday the 24th, from 10am – 2pm at the Brockagh Resource Centre in Laragh, this free seminar is open to anyone interested in understanding […]