This years theme is Pastimes PastTimes. National Heritage Week celebrates all things heritage related. It brings together communities and cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its[...]
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[...]
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;[...]
July 2019 Painting Workshop at the Meetings of the Waters with Rod Coyne is designed to capture the spirit of Thomas Moore. It was Moore who immortalised the river’s conjunction therefor putting the Vale of[...]
Coming to Bray this summer! Running daily from 20th July – 8th September. SEA LIFE BRAY – SWASHBUCKLING QUEST TO FIND MISSING TREASURE Follow an immersive in-tank trail, choose to be a brave buccaneer or a[...]
Vedic Art is an intuitive painting method, that allows you to connect with your heart and let your inner world manifest on an empty canvas. You don’t need any previous experience or artistic ability[...]
This year National Heritage Week’s theme is Pastime Past Times. Here at The Courthouse Arts Centre we will have a traditional blacksmithing demonstration in the front garden, with a chance to sample some traditional venison[...]
This stairway to heaven will lead you high up into the Wicklow Mountains National Park, with glorious views all around. Find out more about this walk here - bit.ly/SpincWalk
The Spinc is a popular walking trail accessible from the carparks at Glendalough. An initial climb brings you up over the Valley with stunning views as the Wicklow Uplands open out around you. #WicklowOutdoors.
Getting There: Get to Glendalough easily on the new daily bus service from Wicklow town, with 4 daily weekday and 6 daily weekend services. More info here - bit.ly/2IAcKLU
Staying Overnight: Why not stay over at The Glendalough Hotel, a lovely Victorian building which has been completely refurbished. Enjoy panoramic views of the Wicklow countryside and awaken to the sounds of nearby waterways. More - bit.ly/2TDunOe
Where to eat: The The Wicklow Heather Restaurant and Accommodation, between #Laragh & #Glendalough is well know for its affordable gourmet experience with extensive menu options. Browse through the Irish writers room with eclectic array of works from Yeats, Joyce & other greats. More - bit.ly/2QmzQWR #wicklow
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Heritage Week continues until 25th August, with a huge range of fantastic events taking place all across #Wicklow. Here are a few, or to view the full listing click here - bit.ly/HeritageWeekWicklow2019
Butterfly Watch at The Miners' Village, Upper Lake, #Glendalough on 22 August, 12pm - 4pm (subject to weather). The Miners' Village is home to one of Ireland's most camouflaged butterflies - the Grayling. Free event.
The Hillforts of Baltinglass, on 22 August, 7pm - 8:15pm at #Baltinglass Courthouse. A talk by Alan Hawkes, Archaeologist on the significance of the Baltinglass Hillfort complex with special reference to the most recent discoveries, with opportunity to visit the old cells and the courthouse building. Free event.
Whale Watch on both #Bray Head and #Wicklow Head, on 24 August, 2pm - 5pm. The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group hosts these guided land-based whale watches. Bring binoculars, your sense of humour and refreshments! Free event.
Open Day at #Wicklow Lighthouse, 25 August, 10am - 4pm. Imagine life as a lighthouse keeper on a self-guided tour of this restored 18th century lighthouse. This will be an opportunity to see the conservation work of Irish Landmark Trust. Free event. ... See MoreSee Less