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Choose the cover of the 2017 Tourism Map! This year, we are presenting four images from Wicklow Photographer David Heath Williams (braybeach@gmail.com).  David offered four stunning images, and we want you to decide which you want to feature on Wicklow Tourism's annual tourism map. Fill the form below and be in to win a Family Pass [...]

Destination South Wicklow:  Rathgall, Aghwole & Rathwood A mix of Bronze Age, Early Christian, Chocolate & Family Fun! Welcome to the Deep Southern end of County Wicklow.  This is probably the most remote location in the County: beyond the villages of Aughrim, Tinahely and Shillelagh, on the Carlow border.  Yet, as remote as it might [...]

To Begin Again. Return Again – Winter Migrants on Kilcoole Beach by Seán Ó Súilleabháin – January 11th 2017 Photo Nick Bradshaw www.fotonic.ie On Wednesday the 4th of January, The Irish Times had a photo by Nick Bradshaw of a gaggle of geese flying over Kilcoole beach, silhouetted against an ochre sky as the sun went down behind [...]

Wandering in a Wicklow Wonderland By Seán Ó Súilleabháin – Dec 2016 In Joni Mitchel’s song River, as everyone is busy preparing for Christmas, she sings of skating away on a river, wishing for her feet to fly and escape the city. I suspect that this may be a sentiment felt by some people over the […]

New Book:  ‘Wicklow Bound’, A Seasonal Guide by Seán Ó Súilleabháin After ten years of living in and exploring Wicklow, Seán Ó Súilleabháin has composed a magnificent and unique guide to Ireland’s Garden County. Commencing in January, each chapter covers a new month and thoughtfully details the subtle changes to be observed in the countryside […]

Rocking around the Christmas trees ♫ Choose/Cut your own Christmas Tree in Wicklow! By Annette Kelly Every December, buying our Christmas tree is a major event in the children’s Advent calendar – and all they want for Christmas is a real Christmas tree! For the first time last year, we decided to make an experience […]

St. Patrick’s Wicklow landing and other tales to boost local economy as part of Ireland’s Ancient East Storytelling central to town’s business growth It could have been a local Wicklow shamrock to go down in history with our patron saint had the locals not had other ideas.  Legend has it that St. Patrick initially arrived […]

  Christmas Raffle: WIN A FAMILY WILDERNESS CAMP ADVENTURE! This is a fantastic prize that Tipi Adventures is offering for Wicklow Tourism’s Christmas Raffle.  We want to send you and your family to the spend a night in Wicklow Wilderness this winter. Tipi Adventures camp’s location is in a woodland/ forest setting between the villages […]

Christmas 2016 in Wicklow It’s that time of year again and Wicklow is the best place to experience the whole spirit of Christmas and the Holiday Season!  There are many activities planned throughout the month of December.  See below what’s on. Meet Santa! Santa has agreed to exclusively come to Wicklow.  Santa will be at […]