An idyllic, three-day running adventure through an Irish wonderland By Brian Metzler - MotivRunning The premise seemed interestingly arduous, but infinitely intriguing: fly to Ireland and run rolling trails of the Wicklow Way for three glorious days, finishing each run at a pub with a fresh and frothy pint of Guinness. OK, twist my arm, [...]

With National Heritage Week around the corner, Wicklow is set to be a hive of activity from 19th-27th August. Events are planned at over 60 different locations in Wicklow and cover everything from guided tours, hikes and bat walks to photography exhibitions, nature camps for kids, archaeological digs and whale watching.   DOWNLOAD WICKLOW EVENTS [...]

The popular Wicklow Gardens of Jimi Blake in Blessington, Hunting Brook Gardens was given a special feature on Gardeners World with Monty Don on the 19th July. Monty spent a day filming and hanging out with Jimi Blake, getting some spectacular shots and really capturing the essence of the place.  Monty Don, one of the [...]

JULY ARKLOW SEABREEZE FESTIVAL July 14th - 16th Arklow Seabreeze Festival has been running for over 30 years and is currently one of the biggest community based Festivals on the East Coast. More Info BRAY AIR DISPLAY July 22nd - 23rd Awe-inspiring aerobatic acts from across Europe will take to the skies during this summer's [...]

WIN A  FLIGHT OVER WICKLOW AND OVERNIGHT AT DRUIDS GLEN HOTEL & RESORT This is an amazing prize that Wicklow County Tourism has put together!  Enter the competition and the winner will receive the following prizes Flight over Wicklow with Newcastle Airfield Overnight Stay @ Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort with Breakfast for up [...]

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: WicklowNews.net 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 [...]