Wicklow Mountains National Park: Moth Trapping, every Friday National Park staff have been surveying moths on a weekly basis for the past three years. Moths are trapped alive overnight and are released unharmed the following[...]
Traditional Irish Music is known and admired around the world. The history of Irish traditional music is interwoven into the fabric of Irish culture our folklore and dance. Our Irish musical tradition draws its strength[...]
Incredibly scenic, incredibly tough. A marathon through the scenic heart of County Wicklow starting in Glendalough and taking in the ‘Sally Gap’. Cyclists have long known the allure of the ‘Lap of the Gap’ circuit[...]
Killruddery’s Farm Market offers a weekly oasis of brightly coloured local produce, grown both in our own Victorian Walled Garden and just a few miles from our home.Local organic farm An Tairseach’s fruit and vegetables;[...]
The unending power of plants is explored from yet another perspective: natural dying. Irish born designer Kathryn Davey fell in love with this miraculous and sustainable concept whilst living in Northern California, where she made[...]
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group Land Based Whale Watch, Bray Head As part of Biodiversity Week, an IWDG representative will explain how to observe, identify and record marine mammals, sharks, and sea bird species from[...]
On Saturday, the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group host a land-based Whale Watch from Bray Head. Staff will explain how to observe, identify and record marine mammals, sharks, and sea bird species. More here - bit.ly/2L5XZDg
Hike to Irelands' Heart Shaped Lake, Lough Ouler with a guided hike from HilltopTreks on Sunday, with transfers from Dublin or Laragh. More here - bit.ly/2YJLkbe
Sunday, Killruddery House & Gardens host their annual Woodland Faerie Day where families are invited to join an adventure that navigates earth, wind, fire and water. More here - bit.ly/30nIme3
His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, made a stop at the famous monastic site at Glendalough yesterday, during the second day of the Royal visit to Wicklow.
At one of Ireland’s most scenic landmarks, Glendalough Upper Lake, HRH met a class of local school children from Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa who are engaged in the National Park’s Education Programme, where the carry out activities like pond dipping, moth trapping, and animal tracks and signs.
The Wicklow Mountains National Park team then presented The Prince with an oak tree grown from a Glendalough acorn.
The Prince of Wales also met with members of the Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team, including search dog Rowan. His Royal Highness was shown "Glen Charlie", one of the Glen Team's emergency response vehicles, which was sponsored by The Froud Foundation, a charity set up by a family living in the UK who tragically lost their son in a plane crash in the Wicklow mountains.