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July 19, 2017

Wicklow Uplands Council AGM 2017 welcomes Michael Davoren from The Burren Trust

 Wicklow Uplands Council’s AGM took place on June 21st in the Glendalough Hotel. Guest speaker Michael Davoren from the Burren, Co Clare addressed the well-attended meeting. […]
July 12, 2017

Lyme disease – on the increase in Ireland

Lyme disease is an infection that is transmitted through the bite of a tick infected with a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi. Ticks tend to go for […]
July 12, 2017

Irelands Ancient East – a wander through time

The ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ brand is a concept rooted in the rich history and diverse range of cultural heritage experiences that are particularly prevalent in the […]
July 12, 2017

Farm Safety

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) revealed that farmers are eight times more likely to get seriously injured in a workplace-related accident than the general working […]
July 12, 2017

Rural Post Offices – Are they a thing of the past ?

There has been much media attention surrounding the closure of Post Offices in rural Ireland. Small villages are losing their post offices as An Post moves […]
July 12, 2017

Hollywood Fair

Hollywood Fair is a remarkable success story attributed to the work of a dedicated committee together with landowner cooperation, sponsors, and community spirit. The theme of […]
July 12, 2017

Litter – a growing problem in the Wicklow Uplands

July 12, 2017

Heritage Bill

The Heritage Bill, which would allow burning of upland vegetation in March when weather conditions are unsuitable in the previous months, was debated in the Seanad […]
July 12, 2017

An update on a Locally Led Scheme

For the past number of years Wicklow Uplands Council has been working with hill farmers, the Irish Uplands Forum, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and […]