Over 150,000 euro worth of government funding has been allocated for community centres and facilities in County Wicklow under the July stimulus package for 2020.
Arkle Resources, the Irish gold explorer has announced fieldwork has restarted at its Mine River project in County Wicklow.
Six people have been rescued by the Dun Laoghaire RNLI lifeboat in two separate incidents this afternoon.
A local TD has expressed concern at new Department Of Education figures that show class sizes have up to 39 pupils in some parts of Wicklow.
The virus has been detected on one major ward, but test results from patients have come back as negative.
Clamping is to begin again for hospital staff in Dublin city, who had been exempt from paying for parking around hospitals or health centres.
It's believed 150 workers have tested positive at the Kildare Chilling facility, another 86 at O'Brien Fine Foods in Timahoe and nine at the Irish Dog Food Factory in Naas - all the facilities have suspended production.
Just over 262,000 people received the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week - down more than 12,100 on last week.
Around 70 per cent of Irish Android phones have been updated to fix an issue that was causing the covid tracker app to drain their battery quicker than usual.
The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Republic of Ireland has risen to 26,768 with 716 cases in County Wicklow.
There’s been a broad welcome to Done Deal’s decision to suspend the advertising of dogs on its website due to the recent spike in animal theft.
The three counties are under lockdown for the next two weeks following a spike in coronavirus cases.
The temporary measure will see one lane of traffic removed from Sandyford Road onto Main Street as far as the Lidl car park, creating extra space for pedestrians and cyclists.
Two men arrested in connection with three burglaries in Kildare over the weekend have been charged and are due in court this morning.
It comes after huge crowds visited popular beaches in the county yesterday, as a result of the good weather.
A man in his 30s, arrested in connection with the death of a man in his 50s in Tallaght Dublin, has been released without charge.
Anyone who refuses to wear one will face fines of up to €2,500 and time in prison.
Sports clubs in Wicklow are now eligible to apply for Grants worth up to €1,500 through Wicklow Sports & Recreation Partnership.
The government looks set to ban all non-essential travel from countries with high rates of COVID-19.
The United States has registered five million Covid-19 cases
A potential shift towards mandatory face coverings in secondary schools is set to be implemented following new advice.
The Taoiseach says pubs and restaurants in the three counties will have to close, as part of the local lockdown.
Wicklow County Council wishes to update members of the public in relation to Council facilities and services.
According to the Irish Times, the man who is in his 50s, was never a direct employee of the KWETB, but worked for another organisation that had dealings with the board.
After the latest pedestrianisation trials in the Grafton Street area of Dublin, the city council is looking for feedback.
GPs say they're worried with the latest spike in Covid-19 cases.
Over 100,000 people have flown into the country in the last two weeks.
A man handed a life sentence for murdering his partner’s mother, whose remains were found scattered in parts of Wicklow, has lodged an appeal against his conviction.
Only seven percent of available rental accommodation that falls within the limits of the housing assistance payment are outside Dublin.
Garda figures show four people were killed on the roads over the bank holiday.
People are being asked to "Love This Place, Leave No Trace" after a spike in dumping in recent months, particularly in scenic locations.
It features posters by illustrator Fatti Burke highlighting among other measures, hand washing, face coverings and physical distancing.
The Department of Social Protection is almost trebling last year's investment for the scheme, which is available to parents receiving a social welfare payment.
That's an increase on 2019, which saw 34 deaths across the whole year, according to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive.
An investigation is underway into what has been described as the desecration of an historic tomb in Baltinglass in West Wicklow.
Suspects charged with sexual crimes should be granted anonymity unless and until they're convicted, according to a new report.
A 50 million euro support fund to support beef finishers has been launched.
Officers are at the scene and say the incident occurred at 2.30pm today.
Pressure on the government's finances continues with the Covid-19 pandemic.
It's important the government doesn't play the blame game when it comes to targeting young people about COVID-19.
Almost €2.8 million is being provided to libraries to adapt to Covid-19
The interim deputy CEO of the FAI - Niall Quinn - has defended one of the most contentious reforms that the association will put forward at this month's EGM.
One of the largest residential developers in Ireland, Quintain, is looking for planning permission to develop 1,000 new homes in its Cherrywood Village development in South County Dublin.
Bank of Ireland is seeking 1,400 job cuts from its 11,000 workforce and has launched a voluntary redundancy programme this morning.
John Hume has been remembered as a man who made peace visible to others and gave his life to his country.
It’s being claimed the green list is doing absolutely nothing to help the travel industry.
Transport Minister Eamonn Ryan says the recent spike in Covid-19 cases shows it was correct to delay the phase 4 re-opening.
Pubs will not be allowed to reopen next Monday amid concern at the increased rate of spread of Covid 19.
Children are being encouraged to keep up their walking and cycling activities as they return to school.
Irish Rail is expecting full services across all of its routes to be back up and running by the end of the month.
The Government has decided against allowing an increase in crowd sizes at matches.
A Wicklow councillor has called for an emergency board meeting of the Kildare Wicklow Education Training Board, to address confusion surrounding the delay on the planned opening of the new school building for Greystones Community College.
Postmasters are calling on the Department of Social Protection to bring all social welfare payments back to a weekly collection.
A man in his 20s has been charged in connection with the death of man in County Kildare following an assault.
25 people are currently homeless in County Wicklow.
The government will have to review it's 30 year climate change plan after the Supreme Court rejected it as invalid.
So far, 80 have been found to be in breach of the regulations since the operation began a month ago.
Management announced in May that the business would close with the loss of 110 jobs, due to a dispute with the landlord over rent arrears.
A man who attacked three women he met on Tinder has had one of his jail terms increased by two and a half years.
The Green Party has sanctioned two of its TDs, including a Minister of State, for failing to support the government in the Dáil.
The daughter of a woman who was raped in a nursing home during lockdown says her mother remains terrified her attacker will return to her room.
The Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works has approved funding of just over three quarters of a million Euro to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council for the construction of a Flood Storage Area in Kilbogget Park, Cabinteely.
The National Transport Authority has said it could take a number of years to implement a 20-minute DART service to Greystones, if the plans are approved.
A Wicklow councillor says he’s concerned about reports reaching him about young people putting themselves in danger by entering the grounds of Oldcourt Castle in Bray and climbing to the top of the ruins
People are being advised not to swim at the Harbour’s Lifeboat/Sailing Club Area due to an increase in the levels of bacteria found in samples taken last Monday.
Seven in ten parents of primary school children believe they don't have enough information about the return to school.
Parents of students due to start school in the Charlesland area have been told doors will not reopen for students as planned at the end of next month.
85 people who travelled abroad may have incorrectly had their Pandemic Unemployment Payment stopped.
4.5 million in funding is being given to projects through the Carbon Tax Fund at 26 locations nationwide.
Family members of nursing home residents can now visit more than once a week.
It will involve a hybrid of digital and physical events, taking place on Friday September 18th.
Investigations are underway into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Kilkenny in the early hours of Monday morning last.
People on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment must be "genuinely seeking employment" under legislation passed through the Dáil last night.
A protest has taken place in Dublin calling for day services for adults with disabilities to be fully reopened.
A teenage boy's been re-sentenced to 11 years detention, with a review after seven years, for attempting to murder a woman in Dún Laoghaire in Dublin in December 2017.
Ryanair and Aer Lingus have described the government's travel greenlist as a disaster that means Ireland is closed for business.
Other actors in the running for awards include Olivia Coleman and Jodie Comer for their roles in The Crown and Killing Eve.
The extension shows stops at St Helena's, Finglas Village, Mellowes Park and Charlestown.
The three Super Junior Ministers have agreed to give back the almost €16,000 in extra salary the Dáil approved for them last week.
Entire schools may not need to close if there's an outbreak of COVID in the classroom under the government's new back to school plan.
912,000 people used rail services in the week of March 8th, which dropped to its lowest level of just over 24,000 in the first full week of April.
Seven people who were arrested following the seizure of around 50 thousand euro worth of cash and cocaine in Wexford have been released without charge.
That's according to a new Bike Life report, with found 84 per cent of residents were in favour of more kerb-separated cycle lanes even if it meant less space for cars.
Work was scheduled to start at the former site of Boland's Builders Providers at Castle Park in 2018, but the project has been hit with a number of delays as a result of failed leasing agreements.
Dublin Bus says it will look for funding to expand it's 24-hour services once business gets back to normal, which could include the 84 and 145, which serve North Wicklow.
12 counties including Wicklow have recorded less than 10 cases for at least nine weeks in a row.
Over half of the new units were added in Dublin and the commuter counties of Wicklow, Meath and Kildare.
TDs have heard a stark warning about the mental health of people with disabilities and their carers following COVID-19.
A third construction site in Dublin has been shut down after a worker tested positive for Covid-19.
Research has found 81% of Irish adults pay for a video streaming service with the average spend per adult at €18.91 per month.
The VAT rate will be reduced as part of the July stimulus plan announced this evening.
43 caravans and campervans have been stolen across the country over the past 18 months - 13 during Covid-19 with one here in County Wicklow.
Access to Lough Dan on the Wicklow Way has been closed off because of antisocial behaviour and unauthorised camping.
20 pubs were found to be in potential breach of public health rules last week.
A man has appeared in court accused of pouring paint over a statue of the iconic Irish folk musician, Luke Kelly, near St. Stephen’s Green.
40% of the breaches of Covid-19 laws have been in the north and west of the country. Gardai have used their powers 140 times in the region.
€168 million is being given to students and third level institutions to help them adjust to Covid-19 restrictions.
The EU has confirmed it will give 8.8 million euro for the design phase of the Dart extension to County Kildare.
The Sinn Fein party in Wicklow says plans by Cosgrave Property Group to develop more than a thousand residential units on the old Fassaroe lands, must prioritise community and public facilities and infrastructure first.
The Brown Booby has origins in the West Indies.
A man in his 30’s has been charged following the recovery of a stolen vehicle and a large quantity of drugs in the town yesterday.
It's emerged Dublin city council was refused a government grant of over €6 million earlier this year, to build it's controversial white-water rafting centre.
Wicklow T.D. John Brady has called on the Minister for Health to order a public enquiry into the Covid-19 deaths of a high number of former residents of St Brigid’s Nursing Home in Crooksling, on the Dublin- West Wicklow border, after they were moved to other centres by the HSE in March of this year.
Detective Garda Aidan Bracken who was stationed in Carbury, County Kildare, pleaded guilty at Wicklow Circuit Court last year to making a false report to gardaí, concerning threats he claimed were made against himself, family and colleagues.
Wicklow County Council has refused a revised planning application by the former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick and his wife to build a new home in Greystones.
The average price of rent dropped by 3.3 per cent in June compared to the same month last year.
Vikings: Valhalla is a new original series that continues the story of the popular Vikings saga.
The country won't be moving to phase four of the easing of lockdown restrictions as the reproductive rate of the Coronavirus has increased again.
Great famine drama 'Arracht' leads the nominations in this years IFTA Film and drama awards with 11, including a nod for best film of 2020.
Ashford Castle in County Mayo has been voted the number one resort hotel in the UK and Ireland by readers of a leading US travel magazine.
Some councillors say the money would be better spent on existing sporting facilities and housing, especially when a white water rafting centre is already planned for the area.
The panel was set up due to the rapid spread of the virus in nursing homes.
The government says working from home will become part of the new normal after the Covid 19 pandemic.
Owners of electric cars will now have to pay for using all public chargers from next month.
Taylor had originally been set to defend her undisputed lightweight titles against Amanda Serrano in May.
A total of 1,400 complaints were made about buses and trains - with rude drivers, the cost of fares and late-running services some of the most common issues.
COVID-19 is expected to significantly reduce global flows of foreign direct investment in the second half of 2020 and into 2021.
The council is offering funding of up to 2-thousand euro for outdoor seating and accessories including umbrellas and heaters.
The Taoiseach and the Sinn Féin leader have clashed over the support needed for the former Debenhams workers.
Irish Water says it's lifting the water conservation order following recent heavy rainfall and improving river and ground water conditions.
Yesterday fire crew from Rathdrum were called out to assist, after a vehicle left the road and tumbled down a hillside in Glendasan near Laragh.
50-year-old Clive Staunton was killed outside his home in Leixlip on November 15th, 2018.
The Environmental Protection Agency highlights the stark finding in its new water quality report for 2019.
A potential 'green list' of countries people can travel to safely is due to be published in two weeks' time.
The €320 million development will see capacity doubled, and includes a new jetty and the lengthening of an existing river berth.
Ahead of their return to play in the First Division, Bray Wanderers have launched a fundraising campaign to help secure the future of the club.
The jigsaw project aims to improve early intervention and to help reduce patients needs escalating to specialist services.
The rise in expenditure came particularly for the Departments of Health and Social Protection in response to Covid-19.
The Gaelic Players Association have written to county boards across the country asking them to stop any unauthorised inter-county training sessions.
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of his wife, Jean Eagers.