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The Woodenbridge Hotel is celebrating the first anniversary of the opening or the new Goldmines Bar and Deluxe Bedrooms! In 2016, Ireland’s oldest hotel underwent extensive building work to extend the existing bar and build eight new deluxe bedrooms overlooking the Avoca Valley. Over the past year, the Goldmines Bar has been extremely popular with [...]

Wicklow County Tourism to take the lead in accessible tourism Stephen Cluskey, Cllr Miriam Murphy and Noelle Daly at the Wicklow Tourism AGM which was held in Tinnakilly House, Rathnew - Photo: Wicklow Tourism is starting a new initiative in partnership with MobilityMojo.  Mobility Mojo is an award winning, user generated website that works [...]

Wicklow Seafood Festival Oh you will like to be beside the seaside on June 11th Something amazing is happening in Wicklow Town on June 11th: It’s the Wicklow Seafood Festival 2017. A collaboration of local chefs, the idea is to remind everyone just how good fresh produce from the sea can really be. And, while [...]

Kilmacurragh en fleurs (French) By Annette Kenny De juste vivre ne suffit pas… On a aussi besoin de soleil, de liberté et d’une petite fleur. Hans Christian Andersen Il n’y avait guère de soleil au jardin botanique de Kilmacurragh, Co Wicklow, mais la profusion de fleurs et la sensation de liberté ont largement compensé. C’était [...]

Summer Parties at the Glenview Hotel The weather is getting warmer and Wicklow is a great destination to organise your your Summer Party.   The Glenview Hotel with its The stunning gardens is the the perfect place to have an unforgettable event. Set in the majestic Glen of the Downs the Glenview's landscaped gardens fall [...]

Celebrity Gardener Diarmuid Gavin, launches the 2017 Wicklow Gardens Season “What amazes people when they come to Ireland, and especially to Wicklow, is the range of plants that can be grown here, plants that have been sourced from all corners of the planet.  Because of Wicklow’s temperate climate, with very few extremes of hot or [...]

Wicklow County Tourism launches #MyWicklow campaign "#MyWicklow is an invitation and an opportunity for everyone to share with the world what makes Wicklow such a fantastic place to visit" Celebrity Gardener Diarmuid Gavin at the launch of the #MyWicklow promotional campaign Wickow County Tourism is launching a new extensive promotional campaign in partnership with key [...]

The 2017 Wicklow Tourism Map is out! Miriam Keegan & Christina Murray from Wicklow Gaol presenting the 2017 Wicklow Tourism Map Wicklow County Tourism has just released the 2017 edition of its tourism map.  This year, Wicklow Tourism increased the print run of the popular map to 80.000 copies, up 30.000 from 2016.  The map [...]

Powerscourt Estate launches innovative multi-lingual audio guides – the first of their kind in Ireland On Monday 3rd April, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, officially launched the new innovative multi-lingual audio guides at Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow. Powerscourt Estate is the first visitor attraction in Ireland to use the [...]

Rathdrum Walking Festival:  Viking Ship, Heritage and fantastic outdoors In the Viking Ship Museum of Roskilde in Denmark, a reconstruction of the second largest Viking ship ever found can be seen. The name of the ship is the Havhingsten fra Glendalough or the Sea Stallion from Glendalough. The original ship was built in Dublin around [...]