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Natural Wicklow 2015

Organizer Anne Ferris TD

From the 500 million year old rock formation of Bray Head to the unique coastal geology of Greystones; the copper, lead and silver mining heritages of Avoca, Glendalough, Glenmalure; the 18th century Woodenbridge gold rush; the famous Leinster Granite of Blessington and Ballyknocken; the beautiful Wicklow Mountains, the important sand and gravel deposits around Arklow and Wicklow town and the overlying rich arable soils that produce local food crops.  Natural Wicklow 2015 aims to start a conversation between local communities, heritage organisations, hospitality business and food producers about how best to market and develop the tourism potential of wicklow's unique geological heritage.

Speakers include:

  • Michael Starrett, CEO, The Heritage Council
  • Carol Gleeson, Burren Geopark manager
  • Marc Michel, Organic Life, Wicklow organic food producer
  • Dr Sarah Gatley, Geological Survey of Ireland
  • Deirdre Burns, Wicklow County Council Heritage Officer
  • Henrietta Norton, Founder of UK's first crowdfunding platform wedidthis.org.uk
  • Shane Byrne, CEO and co-founder of SHOWOFF, a Wicklow based App Design company
  • Noel Keyes, CEO, Wicklow Tourism
  • Lorraine Sweeney, Hotelier and restauranteur

Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite


What's Happening
National Heritage Week
19-27 August 2017
Various events from 19-27th August 2017...read more
The Macreddin Mile Walk
19-27 August 2017
BrookLodge & Macreddin Village Co Wicklow...read more
Glendalough: Art and Atmosphere
19-27 August 2017
Glendalough Heritage Forum ...read more
Ballymurrin Quaker Farmstead
19-27 August 2017
Nr Beehive, Wicklow Part of National Heritage Week...read more
Tours of Archaelolgical Dig
19-25 August 2017
Glendalough Heritage Forum/UCD School of Archaeology 19-25th August 2017...read more

Events Calendar

December 2015

November 2015

October 2015

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

May 2015






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