The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Repubic of Ireland has risen to 4,273 with 77 cases in County Wicklow
Consignments have been arriving here from China.
New rules have been approved that will reduce the need for patients going to their GP for certain prescriptions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Coillte's warning anyone taking exercise at a forest park in Wicklow and along the east side of the country, to be on the alert for the risk of wildfires.
The number of coronavirus cases around the world has topped one million.
Last night the US Food and Drug Administration approved the first antibody test kits for the virus.
The National Public Health Emergency Team meets this morning to assess if restrictions on movement should be extended beyond April 12th.
The government has announced a major new initiative linking local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors, which mobilises both state and the volunteer sector to combat the effects of Covid-19.
51 people who are homeless are isolating, that's according to one leading charity.
The president Michael D Higgins has taken to the airwaves with a special address to the people of Ireland.
Outgoing Fianna Fail T.D. in Wicklow Pat Casey has been elected to the Seanad.
The cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 will meet today to discuss the impact of the major restrictions introduced last Friday.
Wicklow County Council and their counterparts around the country have each put in place a COVID-19 Community Response Forum, which includes over a dozen agencies and organisations, co-ordinated by each local authority.
The artist, who gained a national audience from his work on RTÉ's The Den, has launched his own Youtube channel.
The first few Senators have been elected with counting continuing in the Seanad elections.
Gardai are continuing their investigation into the discovery of the body of the woman in her 50s, found at a house in the Balure Lane area of Killiney in South county Dublin yesterday.
The health watchdog is to carry out a risk-assessment to see which nursing homes need more help to deal with Covid-19.
The Garda Representative Association's calling for clarity on the powers of arrest during the current pandemic.
New figures show 28 people in County Wicklow accessed emergency accommodation in February.
Funerals should be limited to 10 people, and social distancing should still be observed,
Contractor BAM says today's decision follows confirmation from its client, the National Pediatric Hospital Development Board, that the work's not considered essential during the current crisis.
Nine new patients have tested positive for Cornavirus in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours - bringing the total number of patients to 86.
Property prices in County Wicklow have risen by 2,000 euro so far this year, according to a new report.
The Irish Ambassador to the United States is telling Irish students in the country to return home as soon as they can.
It’s being claimed that Ireland is flattening the so-called curve when it comes to stopping the spread of Covid-19.
The Tokyo Olympics will take place in 2021.
More than 283,000 people have received social welfare payments after losing their jobs because of the Coronavirus.
People with private health insurance could be in line for temporary reductions in their premiums during the coronavirus crisis.
All matters listed before the courts this week will proceed in all jurisdictions.
New public transport timetables have taken effect, with Irish Rail operating a 60 per cent reduction in service.
Eddie Hearn’s warned that boxing could be in trouble if the shutdown of the sport continues into early August.
Fine Gael's support has surged due to its handling of the Covid 19 pandemic, according to a new opinion poll.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The National Ambulance Service has announced that all Community First Responders (CFR) Groups have been stood down with immediate effect.
Blessington Gardai attempted to stop a vehicle as they broke a red light.
Wicklow County Council has implemented further restrictions to help combat the spread of Covid-19.
The Taoiseach has announced that everybody must stay at home for a two week period until Easter Sunday in an effort to stop the spread of Covid 19.
A group of people in Wicklow have come together to help provide much needed protective equipment for Health Care staff on the coalface at Saint James’s hospital.
Boris Johnson is self-isolating for seven days having tested positive for coronavirus.
It’s being claimed that the average Wicklow homeowner is paying an average of €3,600 in extra mortgage repayments each year by not switching lenders.
Door to door Local Link evening bus services in Wicklow, Carlow and Kilkenny are being suspended with immediate effect.
The National Public Health Emergency Team meets this morning, with health officials very concerned about increases in ICU admissions, clusters of nursing home cases, and the spread of the virus among health workers.
The Dáil has met to pass emergency laws to deal with the impact of the coronavirus.
The Health Minister Wicklow TD Simon Harris has confirmed that all 4000 student nurses and midwives will be offered a contract as a Healthcare Assistant and will be paid accordingly.
The Government is getting the country ready for a surge in cases of the coronavirus.
After a long campaign, management at the Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray have revealed they have a new, permanent premises.
The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet this morning to consider establishing Covid-19 specific hospitals.
The Health Minister, Wicklow TD Simon Harris insists healthcare staff will have enough personal protective equipment for the coronavirus crisis.
It will explain the services in place to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
It's just one of a number of ideas An Post workers suggested as a way they could help in their local communities.
Policy talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have been continuing as the government responds to the Coronavirus crisis.
Thousands of people waiting for a Covid-19 test who don't have an appointment yet will now not be tested and will have to contact their GP again.
Last night 204 new cases of coronavirus were announced, along with one death, bringing the total fatalities to seven.
Restaurant owners won't need to get planning permission to turn their businesses into takeaways.
A nurse says she was surrounded by a group of young people, who purposely coughed on her, on the seafront in Clontarf in Dublin.
Thousands more people are staying at home from work today after new restrictions on the retail sector.
The government has increased the weekly emergency COVID-19 welfare payment to €350 a week.
The 'Corona Challenge' sees young people film themselves coughing at people and telling them they have coronavirus.
Hozier and other artists are going to host a series of online charity concerts for the ISPCC.
The total number of global cases of Covid-19 has now topped 350,000 - with more than 15,000 deaths.
The UK's in lockdown now in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Wicklow County Council are advising members of the public that all council Playgrounds, the Cliff Walk from Bray to Greystones in both directions and the public toilets at Bray Seafront will be closed until further notice due to concerns regarding social distancing amid the Covid 19 outbreak.
Bank of Ireland is temporarily closing 101 of its branches tomorrow because of coronavirus, three of which are in County Wicklow.
The IFA says the decision by McDonalds restaurants to close its outlets in Wicklow and around the country is a major blow for the farming sector.
Wicklow firefighters rushed to a blaze in the Wicklow Mountains on Saturday afternoon.
Coordinated decision made by Wicklow County Council & NPWS following concerns of Social Distancing requirements.
Garda Adam Nolan (Bray Community Policing Team) delivering much needed supplies in Kilmacanogue, County Wicklow.
The IFA National Hill Committee Chairman, has expressed serious concern about recreational hill walkers taking their dog onto hills of Wicklow and around the country.
A new hashtag on social media coined by Wicklow Tourism islooking to let people know that many of the county’s tourism assets await thereturn of visitors when it is safe to do so.
The new €3.75m service station has opened with urgent modifications introduced to protect staff and customers in response to COVID-19 crisis
More than two years ago Drayton Manor was put up for sale with an asking price of €3.75 million which represented a 40% drop on the original sale price.
The country's five main banks will brief Central Bank officials later on their plans for customers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
In his St. Patrick's Day message, he says it's important communities come together in the weeks ahead:
Chloe Fitzgerald was last seen in Avoca last Thursday.
The site on Coillte land near the Woodenbridge Hotel is believed to be a mass grave that dates back to 1847.
Documents filed with Wicklow County Council show executives are looking to construct three new sound stages to increase production capacity at the Wicklow facility in the future.
Lawyers for one of the boys convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder have submitted three grounds of appeal ahead of his hearing next month.
The Minister for Health, Wicklow T.D. Simon Harris says people coming home from infected areas abroad, should restrict their movements for two weeks, including not going to work and limiting their social interactions, to reduce the chance of spreading the Coronavirus.
Plans to divert northbound traffic off the main street in Bray, onto the Herbert road, are expected to face oppositions from local residents.
Hillwalkers in Glenndalough are being urged not to interfere with baby goats that may appear abandoned, as they are actually putting the animals in danger.
The nationwide plan aims to provide people with permanent housing as quickly as possible, along with health supports.
Funding has been secured from the National Transport Authority (NTA) to carry out a Transportation Study in Arklow.
Wicklow County Council has given an update on the plans for a pool in West Wicklow at their monthly meeting with seven councillors pledging their support to the project.
A Wicklow TD has described the manning levels in Bray Fire Serviceas inadequate and unacceptable.
Vikings: Valhalla is a new original series that continues the story of the popular Vikings saga.
According to details released under the Freedom of Information Act, 107 drivers were attacked on duty in 2018.
Two separate local link bus routes that serve County Wicklow are among 55 evening services that are now mainstreamed for funding within the Rural Transport Programme.
The majority of front gardens under threat from BusConnects are still at risk despite a revision of the plan.
Organisers have announced a brand-new creative entertainment area called Carnivale, which includes a vintage fairground, complete with hobbyhorses and carousels.
Wicklow and Kildare County Library Services have launched a joint initiative to get young children to join their local libraries.
There has been a cautious welcome to the partial reopening of the public access route from the Bray Harbour area to the new Coláiste Ráithín and Ravenswell schools located on the old Bray Golf Clubs Lands.
The awards were presented at the Knightsbrook Hotel during the week
Patricia O'Connors' brothers and sisters say it was tough to sit in court with the people who killed her for what they described as "selfish reasons".
Dublin North Central accounted for the biggest spend on Garda overtime in the capital last year, at €8.6 million.
People living in Dublin have around 15 per cent more disposable income than the rest of the country.
The Environmental Protection Agency has found there have been 7 leaks from fluid filled underground electricity cables since June 2019.
It's being built in Pelletstown in Cabra, about four kilometres from the city centre.
The plan includes four stops and a park and ride facility.
A number of Irish schools have sought advice after students returned from school ski trips to Northern Italy.
The business started as a single shop in Bray.
A legal dispute about the ownership of 16 apartments and three commercial units in North Wicklow, which is threatening their proposed sale for 5.1 million euro, has been placed on the fast track list of the commercial court.
Fáilte Ireland and Lonely Planet have teamed up on a new campaign to encourage people to break staycation habits - with a bucket-list challenge.
1500 jobs are to be created by Mastercard in Dublin over the next 3 to 5 years.
Over €150,000 in funding has been ring fenced for the development of a long distance walking trail from Bray to Woodenbridge with path construction, drainage, fencing and signage works due to take place.
That's according to a new survey as part of proposals for the development at the Hellfire Club.
Pupils at the school in Bray have put their own touch to hundreds of dignity packs that have been prepared for the homeless.
The Great Wall of China will not light up green for St. Patrick's Day because of the Coronavirus.
Irish Water has advised that works to upgrade the filters at the Leixlip Water Treatment Plant are scheduled to be complete by June of this year.
The League of Ireland's First Division clubs say they will play "under protest" over Shamrock Rovers II being entered into the competition.
A movie studio is looking to hire Irish extras for a film starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
A project to raise public awareness about the Flora and Fauna at one of the country’s most popular beaches here in Wicklow has taken silver at this year’s the All-Ireland Community and Council Awards.
A major upgrade of pumps at the country's biggest water treatment plant will save a substantial amount of energy.
The Mental Health Commission says someone needs to be accountable for the failure to implement Ireland's mental health action plan.
The county’s four local authorities have committed to cutting pollution through the WHO and UN ‘Breathe Life’ campaign.
Gardaí are increasing the number of areas where drivers' speed is being monitored after reviewing nearly a decade of data.
It's after one of the devices was stolen and another damaged in Bray in recent months.
The company concerned is linked to the property developer Jonny Ronan.
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris promoted 113 Gardaí to the rank of Sergeant at the end of last month, 16 of which were to the Eastern Region which includes Counties Wicklow and Wexford.
13.2 million euro was spent on 46 sites.
Hibergene has developed a ten minute test that checks for the illness and the results are available within in an hour.
680 of those have been recorded in the Kildare/West Wicklow and Dublin region.
Data from the Property Price Register, analysed by property website MyHome.ie, shows that the dwelling and lands adjacent to Wicklow National Park sold for over €11.5 million in October.
North Wicklow Educate together has been the subject of anonymous leaflets, suggesting there will be shared showers in its new building.
The latest figures show Irish radio stations hold a massive 85% share of the “listened to” audio market in Ireland. This compares with 7.8% of those who listen to their own music, 5.6% using Spotify and 1.1% listening to Podcasts.
The partnership will provide fundraising channels through the sale of Bray Wanderers Lotto tickets, coaching opportunities involving players from the teams and the use of the Carlisle Grounds for the Lakers’ blitzes and other activities.
Rents fell marginally, by 0.1%, in the final three months of 2019, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie, the first time since mid-2012 that rents have not risen quarter-on-quarter.
New homeless figures from the Department of Housing show there were 24 homeless in County Wicklow in December a drop from 25 living in emergency accommodation in November.
Poolbeg West has the potential to deliver 3,500 homes, with a quarter earmarked for social and affordable housing.
Concerns have been raised over the future of places for 59 local children at the school due to a lack of space.
The Awards which are now in their 30th year recognise the best hotels and tourist attractions across Ireland following an assessment of feedback from over 25,000 customers throughout the year.