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Easter in Wicklow 2017 Easter Specials & Packages Take some well-deserved time out to embrace what the Wicklow Countryside has to offer with a gentle walk, settle in for a creamy pint in Actons Country Pub while listening to some live entertainment, indulge in a relaxing Treatment at The Wells Spa or simply chill out […]

Wicklow Brewery’s ‘HopKnut Pale Ale’ takes top award in London After coveting a gold medal for its ‘Hopknut’ Pale Ale and bronze medal for its Wicklow Weiss at the annual IBC (International Beer Challenge), they attended an Awards Ceremony in London on Monday 5th September.  All gold beer medal winners were present and overall trophy […]

Fancy an overnight stay in the Garden of Ireland?   Fancy an overnight stay in the Garden of Ireland? To celebrate Wicklow County Tourism’s Wake up in Wicklow campaign, we are offering you the chance to ‪#‎WakeUpInWicklow‬ with a two-night stay at Brooklodge & Macreddin Village. You will receive dinner in the hotel’s organic restaurant, […]

A new campaign highlighting the Garden County’s endless appeal is trending this month. #WakeUpInWicklow gives daytrippers ample excuse to extend a day in Wicklow to a full on staycation. From breathtaking cliff and mountain walks to every imaginable activity (horse riding, archery and flying lessons for a start) to fresh produce and famous eateries (lunch […]

Deep, Wooded Avonmore Valley This new trail explores one of Ireland’s great rivers, writes Lenny Antonelly The Avonmore in Co Wicklow makes a case for being one of Ireland’s great rivers. What it lacks in length and volume, it makes up with sheer spirit, flowing wide and quick from Lough Dan to the point where […]

Soprano Rebecca goes to China but wakes up in Wicklow Rebecca Winkworth is just back from NY, and is jetting off to China A Winckworth is as good as a nod? Acclaimed Irish soprano Rebecca Winckworth can explain that phrase to the locals when she gets to China next week.  (Let’s hope Rebecca doesn’t try […]

The Board of Wicklow County Tourism officially launched #WakeUpInWicklow – their exciting new Tourism campaign – at Killruddery House & Gardens on Monday the 11th of July, with the support from Wicklow enthusiasts Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD and  Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, TD. The #WakeUpInWicklow campaign will see […]

Prisoner’s life of Billy Byrne at Wicklow’s Historic Gaol Interview with Mary Morris, Matron at Wicklow’s Historical Gaol. William “Billy” Byrne who was to become one of the most romantic figures of the 1798 Rebellion in Wicklow.  His vision and role has been immortalised in many stone, story and song.  Billy was arrested in May […]

BRAY JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016 Bray Jazz Festival returns for it’s 17th year with another packed programme of jazz from leading international players and Ireland’s top improvisers. Described as “one of the very best small jazz festivals in Europe”, the boutique scale Bray Jazz will this year host concerts featuring visiting artists from the US, UK, […]