The Municipal District remains the only one in the county without aquatic facilities for the community of around 26,000.
Patrick Nevin, a 37-year-old software engineer from Dun Laoghaire, attacked the women within days of each other in July 2014.
Reports today say House prices in Dublin have fallen by more than €1,000 a month over the past three months.
Cattle farmers from Wicklow and around the country have been staging a protest at the EU Commission Offices in Dublin over a proposed South American trade deal.
Concern has been expressed over the closure of 12 beds for the homeless in Bray.
A man in his 50s is still being questioned by Gardai in Wexford after a crash on the M11 yesterday.
The protest comes as fishing crews say have stopped them from landing their catch in the harbour.
In total 44 cases of illegal dumping and 350 litter fines in Wicklow were before the courts in 2018 with a total of €22,420 being imposed in fines.
There’s good news for farmers in Wicklow and around the country today.
€5 million in government funding has been allocated for the development of the West Wicklow Greenway.
It's publication follows recent corporate governance issues at the Association, which is under investigation from five external bodies, including the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.
20 Wicklow primary schools have today received awards for their achievements in Science and Maths.
The new gender-neutral uniform policy at a primary school in Wicklow is a student led initiative.
It's after it was revealed one of the boys convicted of the teenager's murder had large amounts of pornography on his phones.
Irish Water and Wicklow County Council say works to install a nitrate removal plant in the area are ongoing and is currently in the process of being commissioned.
A traffic management system will be in place on the stretch of road from Blessington to the Kilteel Junction between 08:30am and 5pm.
Around 120 women affected by the non-disclosure of the CervicalCheck audit have applied for compensation.
This compares with what is paid for residents in private nursing homes in the county.
The project included a 6 and half metre wide carriageway, two 2 metre wide footways and two 2 metre wide cycletracks, a new junction, landscaping, and drainage.
It will see the country move away from fossil fuels, a rise in carbon taxes and clear targets for every government department.
It's estimated up to 4-thousand 700 trees could be at risk as part of the Bus Connects plan for the Greater Dublin Area.
The system will allow people to discreetly alert security to any ongoing assaults, thefts or other harassment on board trains.
The Back Page pub in Phibsborough hired street artist Emmalene Blake to create the piece.
Kildare County Council say 3 lanes are nowavailable for traffic on the Eastbound carriageway between Junction 10 Naas South through Junction 8 Johnstown.
Concerns have been raised after the start date for long-overdue extension works to St David’s Secondary School in Greystones has been indefinitely delayed.
More than half a million people are waiting for their first hospital out-patient appointment. That's according to latest public hospital waiting list data published by the National Treatment Purchase Fund.
Two men have died after a light aircraft crashed about four miles from the west Wicklow border in Co. Kildare last night.
The latest addition brings the total number of Lidl stores in the Republic of Ireland to 161, with over 4,200 employees.
Increases to the Carer's Support Grant, an end to the 15-hour rule, and changes to the way means are assessed for Carer's Allowance are among new policy proposals being set out today by Sinn Féin.
Fine Gael Councillor Irene Winters takes up the position for the next year.
The Minister for Health, Wicklow TD, Simon Harris says he has been assured that there will be no delay in accessing the drug Spinraza, following a lengthy campaign by parents of those affected.
A PWC investigation previously said re-tendering the project is not a feasible option and would likely increase costs.
The British based company won the contract to operate 10% of routes previously operated by Dublin Bus, primarily in the outer Dublin metropolitan area.
A swimming ban at Dollymount Strand in North Dublin has been lifted.
Gardai say they are treating the death as a tragic accident.
The current system requires farm families and small firm owners to pay 7.5 per cent of the value of their land annually to help to fund a place in a nursing home.
Dr Gabriel Scally has published his views in a new progress report on the issues highlighted in the wake of the CervicalCheck scandal.
That's according to the latest report from property website Daft.ie
The Health Service believes the arrangement has ensured the continuation of the programme.
It’s believed to be a result of the compensation case taken by Maria Bailey
The Health Minister, Wicklow T.D. Simon Harris is looking at new ways to tackle Ireland's 'botox boom.'
Wicklow town has fared well in the latest Irish Business Against Litter survey, coming in at 13th and cleaner than European Norms.
The skinny-dip at Magheramore Beach in Wicklow raises money for the children's cancer charity, Aoibheann's Pink Tie.
Fianna Fail's Health Spokesperson Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly is calling on the Health Minister to establish an independent inquiry into the case of a couple whose healthy baby was aborted after a wrong diagnoses of fatal foetal abnormality.
A huge crowd has attended Katie Taylor's homecoming celebration in Bray.
It’s believed to be related to a fatal shooting in Bray last year.
His 19th century country home in Wicklow is on the market for in excess of €12.5 million.
800 posts have been announced nationally by the Minister for Education for the start of the next school term.
23 percent of councillors nationwide who were recently elected into local government were women.
A number of apartments in Dublin's Grand Canal Dock are set to reach almost €4,000 a month in rent.
Mark Hennessy's family members were in the Coroner's Court today, when it was decided an inquest into his death will be heard on December 4th.
The Green Party's Grace O'Sullivan has been elected taking the fourth seat.
Plans for two primary care centres in Greystones and Arklow had been delayed after the company awarded the contracts to provide the facilities, pulled out of the project.
Fianna Fáil is calling on the Health Minister to address the waiting periods in emergency departments.
The Times Ireland reports pollution has breached safe levels more often this year than in the whole of 2018.
The Greenway Group behind the initiative feel funding is urgently required for coastal erosion protection, with a cycle and walking Greenway built at the same time between the towns of Wicklow, Kilcoole, Newcastle and Greystones.
Fianna Fáil's health spokesperson, Stephen Donnelly, says it's a very worrying development.
After several delays, the Kilmacanogue Parallel service Road safety scheme has finally been put to tender with the deadline for submissions set at June 26th.
Quinn Roux, Will Addison, Stuart McCloskey and Darren Sweetnam are among the notable names absent from the squad.
Three show gardens and two Botanical and Floral art entries from the garden county were awarded medals on opening day
The latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency, shows that the water quality at 103 of the145 designated bathing waters around Ireland, including 6 here in Wicklow are classified as ‘excellent.
After months of concern, Blessington in West Wicklow is to retain its Tourism Office, after a new premises was secured in recent weeks.
The Data released by the Department of Housing shows 44 people in the county were living in emergency accommodation in April, up from 42 in March.
Irish acts Sean And Conor Price, Imelda May and Ryan Sheridan have been added to the line up of this year's Kaleidoscope festival.
All 32 seats in Wicklow County Council have been filled after Anne Ferris beat Malachaí Duddy to the final seat Bray East following a two day recount, after initial counts saw both candidates tied on 1006 votes each.
Dublin's four new MEP seats have finally been decided, after 3 days of counting.
It has been announced that Labour’s Anne Ferris has taken the fourth and final seat in the Bray East Constituency in Wicklow’s local election by one vote following a methodical recheck of ballot paper
Tinahely native John Mullen has taken the final seat in the Baltinglass Municipal District
The final results have been declared in the Wicklow constituency.
The count for the Arklow Constituency has been completed
The Greystones count has been completed
The Bray West Constituency has been completed, with Rory O’Connor and Sinn Fein’s Dermot Daisy O’Brien who both failed to make the quota, taking the final two of the four seater constituency.
The Baltinglass constituency has finally been completed with the election of Fianna Fail’s John Mullen who didn’t meet the quota, but joins his Party colleague Patsy Glennon who was elected earlier today.
The highest vote was in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown at 86.7% and the lowest was in Monaghan at 75.04%
A local farmer raised the alarm after coming across the snake which has been named 'Sammi' by rescuers.
A memorial has been held in Bray today to celebrate the life of the 39 year old Wicklow climber Seamus Lawless.
However the company says it's not sure some routes will be electrified in time.
The adverts will go live in early 2020, in overseas markets including Britain, the US, France and Germany – building on the 11.2 million visitors that came here in 2018 which generated €6.1 billion euro.
Nearly 200 thousand vehicles have been checked for speeding as part of National Slow Down Day. The Gardaí and GoSafe began the operation across the country yesterday morning.
The Centre for Creative Practices in Kilbride is in the Arts and Culture category while Greystones Lawn Bowling Club will compete in the sports category for the grand final in November.
Three Wicklow Municipal Districts – Arklow, Wicklow and Baltinglass – are to get free WiFI hot-spots, thanks to a European funding initiative.
The stations introduced in three secondary schools in the county last November, aimed at replacing single use plastics.
Following changes to their enrolment policy last January, students of Bunscoil Loreto, are no longer guaranteed a place in Gorey Community School, meaning students may have to attend a secondary school outside of the town.
It comes after it threatened to shut down its entire care services due to financial difficulties.
The works in tandem with Wicklow County Council are due for completion by the end of next month.
Four beaches in Wicklow, Brittas Bay North and South beaches along with Bray South Promenade and Greystones, retained their blue flag status in 2019.
Five primary schools in County Wicklow have been approved for funding for additional accommodation by the Department of Education and Skills.
The family of Wicklow student Jastine Valdez, attended a memorial in Dublin yesterday, to mark the first anniversary of her death.
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have begun a two-day visit to Ireland today, visiting a number of locations in County Wicklow, including Powerscourt and Glendalough. .
The Post Office closed in March and in January they had begun the process of seeking a new post master.
The long awaited out of hours GP service for North Wicklow is now up and running after a number of protacted delays.
Rafal Skara, originally from Poland, failed to return to his home in Artane in North Dublin last Saturday evening after he is spent the day paragliding over the Wicklow mountains.
There are concerns it might cost local authorities more to collect litter fines through the courts than the cost of the actual fine itself.
Ellie Conlon from St. Mary's and St. Gerard’s National School in Enniskerry won a top prize at the competition, held at the University of Limerick as part of Tech Week 2019.
New initiatives to improve the transport options for people living in rural areas in Wicklow and around the country have been unveiled.
13 public libraries in Wicklow have benefitted significantly from a technology investment to support local people to learn and develop digital skills.
CSO stats show there were 4,275 new dwelling completions in the first three months of the year, compared with 3,470 completions for the same period last year.
The news comes in the same week a funeral was held for a homeless man who was discovered at Ravenswell in the town.
Current charges have been desribed as exploitation of sick patients and their families.
Residential property prices increased by almost 4 per cent nationally in the year to March.
Ms Herda was sentenced to life in prison three years ago, for the murder of her work colleague in Arklow in 2013.
The project is being carried out by the County Council and Birdwatch Ireland.
Their ‘Team Work Makes a Dream World’ project was recognised at the Dublin Regional Final.
Average rents across the country are at a new all time high of 1-thousand 366 euro.
Two years ago the Sinn Fein Party in Wicklow handed over documents to gardai alleging serious planning irregularities in Wicklow County Council.
Thousands came together in the early hours of this morning to walk and raise funds for suicide prevention in Arklow, Baltinglass, Blessington, Bray, Tinahely and Wicklow Town.
The National Transport Authority plans to run a pilot scheme for grants for people who want to begin running a rural taxi service.
1,000 trees could be cut down in Shankill to make way for the Bus Connects new number 13 route from Bray to the City Centre.
Ireland's largest public sector union, Fórsa, wants the assembly to discuss how councils are funded, as it claims only 8 per cent of public spending occurs at local level here, compared to an EU average of over 23 per cent.
More than 42 people will be expected to share a kitchen if plans to build a new co-living apartment building in Dun Laoghaire is approved.
A senior veterinary inspector says outside of County Wicklow, there isn’t any evidence that deer play a significant role in spreading TB.
Latest figures show that almost a thousand people in Wicklow and Kildare are waiting for services in either speech and language therapy, occupational therapy or physiotherapy.
The scheme is aimed at helping schools to encourage students to develop a healthier diet by providing funding for healthy food products, while delivering educational programmes about how food is produced and the importance of good nutrition.
319 grants have been awarded in total by the County Council; 91 in Baltinglass, 89 in Arklow, 65 in Wicklow, 43 in Bray and 31 in Greystones.
According to the Journal.ie, the figures show that between 2016 and 2018, 1,040 people turned down the offer of a council house from Dublin City Council, with 371 offers turned down in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, while South Dublin council had 285 people turn down an offer.
The cost of the plan to connect half a million rural homes and businesses is now almost 5 times the initial estimate.
A Wicklow family is calling for the expansion in newborn screening tests from 8 conditions to 40 to bring Ireland’s standards up to best International practice.
Lifeboat crews from Arklow and Wicklow RNLI have been praised for their quick response yesterday after three fishermen were forced to abandon their vessel after it caught fire 30 miles off the Wicklow coast..
A new footpath from Laragh to Trooperstown opened this week, improving Wicklow’s network of trails and providing a much-needed link between the Avonmore Way and Glendalough, St Kevin’s Way and the Wicklow Way.
The Health Minister Simon Harris says that efforts need to be redoubled to tackle misinformation about vaccinations.
29 year old Patrick Gallagher was last seen on the night of September the 28th in 1999 in Wexford town.
Cars, luxury watches, mobile phones and designer clothes were among the gang's assets that were seized this morning.
Local residents in Little Bray, Palermo and Enniskerry claim some buses are failing to show up and that several vehicles have been damaged after allegedly being struck by buses driving through their areas
Over 20 years after she went missing from her home-town in county Wexford, a television documentary will air this evening examining new information surrounding the disappearance of Fiona Sinnott.
With 582 patients waiting on a bed in the country’s hospitals yesterday, Fianna Fáil is warning that if current trends continue, delayed discharges from hospitals will lead to a loss of over 200,000 bed days in 2019.
Over 10 thousand people were waiting on trolleys in hospitals last month - the worst April on record.
In a deal announced to the stock exchange this morning, shareholders are to receive 10.5 cent per share.
The motion was withdrawn from the agenda of yesterday’s council meeting.
Junior Minister and Wicklow TD Andrew Doyle says the funding for domestic violence outreach workers is being made in regions which have been identified as having a shortfall in services.
Gardaí and Irish Rail have joined forces as part of a crack-down on anti-social behaviour on public transport.
Sinn Fein's spokesperson on health says another protest at the private home of Health minister, Wicklow T.D. Simon Harris at the weekend is a step too far.
Works will take place over the next three years to accommodate the arrival of a new Lifeboat.
Health Minister Wicklow TD Simon Harris has written to the Attorney General this week seeking legal advice.
Following the news yesterday that a number of local authorities in Dublin, Cork, Kildare and Waterford spent more than €125 million last year buying 466 new homes from private developers, it’s understood a similar approach is being taken here in Wicklow.
19 thousand automatics were sold in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 83 percent compared with the same time 5 years ago, according to Done Deal dot ie.
Nearly 100 thousand students in Wicklow and around the country are expected to apply for a college grant over the coming months.
Wicklow County Council has opened an online Book of Condolence for people who wish to express their sympathy to family, partner and friends in Memory of Ms Lyra McKee.
The Health Minister Simon Harris is coming in for criticism over the delay in implementing the Sláintecare report
The project would facilitate a new housing development in the area.
Opening hours at Arklow Library are to double from 49 hours a week to 98 hours.
34 new local authority homes are to be built in County Wicklow.
That's the view of The Irish Soccer Referees' Society after a game had to abandoned in County Wexford when a ref was allegedly assaulted.
The announcement that the Government will initiate a pay review process for a cohort of teachers has been cautiously welcomed.
According to the Irish Independent, if approved, Siobhán Talbot will see her base salary increase from just under €860,000 to 1 million, fifty thousand euro.
The Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which promotes rural and community development, provides funding for projects that make towns more attractive places in which to live and work.
Vandalism, assault and intimidation are some of train passengers' biggest complaints, according to new figures.
Wicklow fire services attended 12 separate incidents in the county over the weekend.
The funding has been made available for fisheries conservation projects and development projects nationwide through the National Strategy for Angling Development.
New figures obtained by Sinn Fein show that the services are only working at 56 per cent of levels recommended under ‘A Vision for Change’- the government’s mental health policy launched in 2006.
Climate change protesters say they're sorry for the traffic disruption caused by the demonstration on Dublin's O'Connell Bridge.
New figures show the fifth year of employment growth for Local Enterprise Offices nationwide, with 74 net jobs created here in Wicklow in 2018.
Plans for a 75 million euro retail park in Carrickmines have been approved.
The US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi has been visiting the border with Northern Ireland.
A number of letters have been issued by the local authority to a landowner in recent months, warning against his attempt to stop access of the public to the north beach and Porters Rock in the town to no effect.
As a result, raw sewage is forced onto surrounding streets.
the lifeboat crew in Arklow launched 13 times, rescuing 21 people in the process, with the lives of three people saved by the direct intervention of the lifeboat crews based in county Wicklow.
The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company has been approved for a grant of €195,000 from the Government’s LEADER ‘Local Action Groups’ fund to assist in the construction of a new brewery at a Green field site in Newtownmountkennedy.
A Wicklow T.D. says the government should be embarrassed after forcing patients diagnosed with Parkinson's on to the streets of Dublin to campaign for better services..
Bray Emmets GAA Club, along with Tiglin, the Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and Mister Sands Youth Theatre will share in the funding from the Intel Matching Grant Programme.
A new local link bus service between Wicklow town and Glendalough is up and running today, which will take in Rathnew, Ashford, Annamoe, Laragh and Glendalough.
The crowdfunding website, which has 500 thousand Irish users, says anti-vaccination rhetoric is a risk to public health.
Following a five day search, Owlington was located in a tree about a mile away from her home in Curragh Grange yesterday evening.
A Garda investigation is underway after a young boy died following a farming accident in County Wexford.
Howvever Wicklow TD Simon Harris has denied being advised that issuing free tests would seriously undermine the service.
The breeding dogs - which are former racers - were taken from kennels in the Castletown area.
The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau are currently investigating a €2 Million money laundering fraud involving around 200 "Money Mule” accounts.
The County Wicklow Food and Beverage Strategy which runs until 2021, will provide appropriate business supports to assist start up and established local producers grow their business, while developing a food activities calendar.
As Wicklow prepares to hold its 11th Annual East Coast FM, County Wide Coffee morning this coming Friday, to raise funds for cancer support services and the Wicklow hospice, it’s being claimed that the number of people diagnosed with cancer in Ireland could double by 2045
Opponents to a proposed large Windfarm in South Wicklow say they are disappointed and angered at the decision by An bord Pleanála to grant the development planning permission
Wicklow Wrestler Fergal Devitt, better known internationally as Finn Balor, won the W.W.E. Intercontinental title for the second time at WrestleMania 35, which took place at the Metlife stadium in New Jersey last night.
It’s being reported today that the Minister for health Simon Harris was completely unaware of a letter outlining a recruitment freeze in the HSE.
It's after a pedestrian was hit by a car at around 2 o'clock this morning on the R755 at Laragh, County Wicklow.
The contract would provide social houses in four counties along the East Coast, including Wicklow and Dublin.
Organised in conjunction with Tourism Ireland, Meitheal enables businesses in the Irish tourism industry including representatives from Wicklow, to pitch face-to-face to hugely influential international buyers from across the globe.
An Post has launched a new service to provide a fixed address to homeless people and those in temporary accommodation.
A public meeting has taken place aimed at bringing the community of Brittas bay and surrounding townlands together, to provide a number of defibrillators for the area.
New figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show 1,437 of them have been registered so far.
Hamish captured the public imagination when he boarded the train from Sallins in County Kildare to Heuston yesterday, sparking a massive campaign to find his owners.
The plan will see under 7s get local free routine dental care for the first time.
The CSO report has revealed a rise in purchasing power for those living in the garden county.
Arklow RNLI were called out yesterday to assist a vessel that had lost engine power and faced being wrecked, as it drifted toward to Arklow Sandbank.
Under the first cost rental scheme from the Land Development Agency, the apartments in the South Dublin village would be priced at 30 per cent below market rates.
48,000 homeowners will continue to be exempt from paying Local Property Tax for a further two years.
The jigsaw project aims to improve early intervention and to help reduce patients needs escalating to specialist services.
Pier and harbour projects in Wicklow Town are to benefit from €135,000 in local authority funding.
A Wicklow T.D. has launched a petition both online and with local businesses in Arklow, calling on An Bord Pleanala to uphold the council’s planning permission for a major Data Centre Development for Avoca River Park on the outskirts of Arklow.
The decision by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council comes more than 30 years after the site was first selected.
Last year, a record 883 communities entered the competition.
It's one of the recommendations in a new report from the Oireachtas Justice Committee on community policing and tackling rural crime.
Four years after it was due to open, a service station on the N11 between Arklow and Gorey is finally set to welcome its first customers today.
The Powerscourt Hotel in County Wicklow could be about to come under new ownership.
A scheme has been launched today, where up to 62 towns from Wicklow and around the country will compete for a share in new tourism funding of 15 million euro from Fáilte Ireland.
It emerged yesterday that one of the most highly respected stuntmen in the movie industry, who hailed from County Wicklow has passed away.
AA Ireland say councils across the country need to review speed limits to combat the number of fatalities on Irish roads.
So far, more than 30,000 people have given feedback on the proposal, which includes new bus lanes on sixteen of the busiest routes.
Laura Brennan has been remembered as a selfless giver who promoted the HPV vaccine with great courage and passion.
Greystones.ie will provide information on all of the amenities and tourist attractions in the town and surrounding areas, as well as promoting local events, not just for the community but for tourists to the town.
The cost of the long-awaited MetroLink project could be substantially higher than the original €3 billion figure.
The Minister for Culture, heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan has signed an order granting Knocksink Woods in Enniskerry with Special Area of Conservation status.
The average semi-detached house now costs around 235 thousand euro. However, the cost of a home fell slightly by 0.3 per cent in the commuter counties in the last three months.
The band was travelling home to Dublin late on the night of July 31st in 1975 after a performance in the north, when their minibus was stopped halfway to Newry.
Crowley Carbon is to invest €10 million in three projects with the aim of increasing the amount of solar energy produced here by 50%.
The bench is one cubic meter of timber, shaped into a seat and represents one tonne of carbon removed from the atmosphere by the tree and now locked up into the timber.
From today the 155 will run from IKEA -- stopping in the city centre and Dun Laoghaire -- before terminating at the DART Station in Bray.
Based on the grounds of the Commissioners of Irish Lights, the facility was constructed at a cost of €300,000 and funded entirely by the Irish Sailing Foundation.
The 15-room hospice in-patient unit at Magheramore in Wicklow is due to open within the next few months after years of fundraising by residents in the county.
Work got underway at the Convent Lands this week, 18 months after the county council gave approval for the project, and will provide19 one-bed, 22 two-bed and ten three-bed units when completed.
Athletes from across the country including four from Wicklow were greeted by hundreds of family members, friends and well wishers at Dublin Airport.
It’s being reported this week that the Neville hotel group, which owns and operates the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, the Tower Hotel in Waterford and the Kilkenny River Court Hotel are in discussions to purchase the five-star Druid's Glen hotel and golf resort here in Wicklow.
The Health Minister insists it is his intention to roll out HPV testing this year.
Wicklow is to become the 10th destination worldwide to host the prestigious international Eco Trails nature race event later this year.
The meeting at the Woodenbridge Hotel has been addressed by Paul Smyth, policy officer at the ICMSA, along with John Murphy of Glanbia.
The company has confirmed that there was a "very serious incident" involving a crew member of the Isle of Inishmore ship at around a quarter to eight this morning.
Agricultural land prices in County Wicklow fell by 25 per cent last year, representing a decrease from €12,060 in 2017 to €9,073 an acre in 2018. It followed a price increase of 17 per cent between 2016 and 2017.
It’s emerged that one objection has been lodged with An Bord Pleanala to a planned €500 million job investment in Wicklow.
Once closed, the Book will be delivered to the New Zealand Embassy in Dublin.
It’s being claimed that an elected Councillor in Wicklow County Council has been in possession of sworn affidavits for the last month, alleging malpractice and corruption at the planning department of the County Council.
Five people lost their lives on Irish roads over the bank holiday weekend - bringing the number of fatalities in the first three months of the year to 39.
Wet wipes, disposable nappies and cotton wool pads are being blamed for major blockages at the Wastewater Pumping Station, in Wicklow town.
The hospital made the move due to demand for the service from women beyond North Dublin.
It follows the deaths of two pedestrians who were hit by trams in Dublin in the last six weeks.
Tourism Ireland is aiming to surpass the record-breaking performance of 2018 and grow revenue from North American visitors by a further 8%.
The European Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan has revealed to the Irish Farmers Journal that the Commission will put in place tools to nullify the impact of tariffs on local farmers.
The total number of planning permissions granted for all developments increased by 6 per cent on 2017.
Thousands of students have marched on the Dail demanding the Government start taking climate change seriously.
That's an increase of 17 per cent compared to the same period of 2018.
Now in its second year, the Healthy Wicklow Strategy was developed following consultations with local communities with an aim to reduce health inequalities and protect the public from threats to health and well being.
The re-opening of Donard Garda Station comes as part of the establishment of a pilot scheme to reopen six of the 139 Garda stations that were closed across the State in 2012 and 2013.
The 24 year old student was abducted and murdered in County Wicklow almost a year ago.
It's one of a number of targets in the Department of Health's Action Plan for Slaintecare, which has been published by the Minister Wicklow TD Simon Harris.
The projects, including a €5 Million Urban Beach, a diaspora centre costing around €51 million and a €30 Million Cruise berth Facility, were proposed by the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company.
The money will spread across projects in areas including Clondalkin, Lucan and Tallaght.
It's on the same week his album 'Wasteland Baby' reached the top of the Billboard 200 charts in the US.
This represents a 12% increase on last year’s allocation.
A combined €1,768,217 of exchequer and Local Authority funding has been allocated to improve the homes of older people and people living with a disability in County Wicklow.
Just two months ahead of the local elections, another Sinn Fein Councillor has stepped down from the party.
A man has appeared before Dun Laoghaire District Court charged in connection with a shooting incident in South County Dublin eight days ago.
The Department Of Education says an agreement has been reached with the owner of the building on the Putland Road in Bray to extend the lease until June of next year if needed.
A Wicklow nun is one of 10 women who have been presented with an International Women of Courage Award. The award, now in its 13th year, recognises women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership.
Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Employment Affairs and Social Protection John Brady, has described the referral of people to JobPath for a third time, having already spent two years on it ,as a farce.
As Irish book fans mark world book day today, it’s been revealed that Wicklow author Emma Hannigan’s final novel, “The Gift of Friends” which was only published 8 days ago, went straight to number one in the Irish charts after just three days sales.
The Minister for Health Wicklow TD Simon Harris has revealed that Ireland’s first ever survey of maternity services will take place early next year.
The President of the UCD Students Union says there's no evidence that its students are causing anti-social behaviour on buses.
Waterbrand Holdings Limited was given planning permission last month for the 25-bedroom development at the South Quays which would be constructed out of used shipping containers.
An Inter-agency Committee made up of various state bodies, including the HSE, TUSLA and the Department of Social Protection, as well as MABS, the Gardai and the Wicklow Volunteer Centre has been established to ensure the necessary supports are in place.
The European Parliament is considering scrapping the clocks changing twice a year after a Europe wide consultation.
The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan was launched in February 2018.
Sinn Féin spokesperson for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Wicklow T.D. John Brady has urged Minister Regina Doherty to wake up to the reality being faced by lone parents, who are at work and living in poverty.
It follows a number of incidents in which homes of government ministers have been targetted by protesters.
The Nationwide Controlled Parking Systems company has expressed concerns that one of their staff in Greystones is being allegedly subjected to harassment by a few individuals, whom it’s claimed have been taking photographs of him as he works and threatening to post his image online.
Crippling congestion in the Greater Dublin Area is being blamed for nearly a third of bus routes being late last year.
A protest has been taking place outside the constituency offices of the Junior Minister for Agriculture Andrew Doyle in Wicklow town, over concerns about described as a disconnect between the government and the livestock sector.
The Supreme Court refused yesterday to hear a further appeal in a dispute running since about 2002 over a claimed public right of way and whether it exists over 500 metres of lands in the Glencree valley in County Wicklow.
Wicklow residents can now have their say on the garden county’s internet connections and online services.
Detection rates in 2018 were highest in the Cavan Monaghan Garda division, where the rate was 19 per thousand. This is more than twice the lowest-ranked division here in Wicklow.
Bray Wanderers will be part of a new inclusion Programme aimed at supporting disabled people accessing league of Ireland sporting venues.
They range in age from 17 to 45 years.
The Health Minister and Wicklow TD says he supports calls by his party colleague Kate O'Connell for Facebook to step up its game, following accusations that social media is helping to spread false information campaigns.
Emma passed away on the 3rd of March 2018 after an 11 year battle with cancer.
Close to 17% few vehicles were purchased in the county in the first two months of this year, than during the same period in 2018.
The new inclusive carousel in the playground at Seaview Avenue was unveiled by Arklow Municipal District.
The Minister for Health, Wicklow TD Simon Harris, has appointed the thirteen members of the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registration Board.
Sinn Féin has criticised the waiting times for sitting driving tests across the country.
The funeral has taken place for a 19 year old Wicklow man who died in a single vehicle collision earlier this week.
The Irish Pharmacy Union has blamed increasing buraucracy and government apathy for the profession not taking on more duties.
The people of Greystones are being encouraged to expressed their opinion on plans to install eleven new CCTV cameras in the town, which will operate between the Harbour and the Mill Road.
NorthDoc Medical Services Ltd will provide a full service in conjunction with local GPs and Clinical Nurses to cover the catchment area of Bray, Greystones and Newtownmountkennedy as well as other areas in South County Dublin.
The Fianna Fáil motion was passed with the full support of the house.
Oakmount say they have begun construction of the 3-storey, 25,000 square metre, mixed use development.
This year's Dublin Marathon is to increase the number of people taking part from 20 thousand to a record 22 thousand 500.
The grants are being made offered by Raheenleagh Windfarm.