The funding has been made available for fisheries conservation projects and development projects nationwide through the National Strategy for Angling Development.
Climate change protestors say they're willing to be arrested at today's protest on O'Connell Street in Dublin.
Gardai say one of the main targets of their road safety campaign this weekend will be motorists using phones while driving.
People are being warned to stay safe if heading out on the water this Bank Holiday Weekend.
New figures show the fifth year of employment growth for Local Enterprise Offices nationwide, with 74 net jobs created here in Wicklow in 2018.
A feasibility study for a swimming pool in the west of the county has been met with unanimous support from local officials.
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.
The Carlisle Grounds in Bray has been unveiled as one of the host stadia for next month’s UEFA Under-17 European Championships.
As a result, raw sewage is forced onto surrounding streets.
Katie Taylor's quest to unify the women's lightweight division will culminate at Madison Square Garden on June 1st.
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 Garden Sculpture Exhibition, running from the 19th of May to the 2nd of June is hosted by Gormleys Fine Art in partnership with The Dali Universe.
The Siptu and Forsa members will engage in 5 consecutive days of strike action starting on May 13th.
The government is examining the final tender for the project to roll out high speed internet access across the country.
State spending is expected to hit 1 billion euro this year as demand for it increases.
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..
The Minister says the FAI has indicated the entire board will resign after the recent controversy over governance.
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.
Wicklow T.D. and Junior Minister Andrew Doyle will be included on the ballot.
While last Friday morning was the big day, events have taken place throughout the weekend, with more scheduled over the coming weeks, including the East Coast Table quiz which will take place in the Bridge tavern on Thursday week, the 25th of April.
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.
Elisha Carroll went missing from her home in Blessington on Wednesday.
Works to upgrade the M7 in Kildare are expected to be completed by May or June.
A new family festival is being launched in Wicklow by the people behind Electric Picnic.
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.
There’s good news for shoppers in Wicklow and around the country, who are anxious to increase their recycling ability.
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.
The PWC investigation says re-tendering the project is not a feasible option and would likely increase costs.
The campaign comes ahead of the Local and European elections and a referendum on Divorce on May 24th.
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.
With over 50 candidates already declared in Wicklow for the upcoming local elections in May, a new scheme has led to three out of five migrant interns putting themselves forward to run in the elections nationwide.
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.
It also plans on adding a further 4.5 million euro investment to its bus depot in Naas, County Kildare.
Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Health says he wants to know when the HSE and the Health Minister Simon Harris knew that the developer chosen to provide primary Care Centres in Arklow and Greystones had decided to pull out of the contract.
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.
Plans for two primary care centres in Greystones and Arklow have been delayed after the company awarded the contracts to provide the facilities, has pulled out of the project.
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 long awaited out of hours GP service for North Wicklow is now up and running after a number of protacted delays.
The decision has been described as a tokenistic gesture that won’t address the growing problem of homelessness in the county.
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 Environment Minister Richard Bruton is setting aside an extra 3 million euro to help tackle illegal dumping in Wicklow and around the country.
Fianna Fail's spokesperson on health, Wicklow T.D. Stephen Donnelly has called on the Government to act now to prevent tomorrow's ambulance strike.
The decision by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council comes more than 30 years after the site was first selected.
The man received injuries to his head and chest, and was taken to St Vincent's Hospital for treatment.
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.
New data released by the Department of Housing shows 45 people in the county were living in emergency accommodation last month.
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.
People in Wicklow and around the country will go to the polls on Friday the 24th of May for both the European Parliament and local council elections.
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 notice has been put in place as a precautionary measure following a failure in the treatment process to protect approximately 1,343 people.
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.
Fraud offences recorded the biggest jump, according to new stats from the CSO.
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.
16 year old Besart Vladi was last seen at Bray Dart Station at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
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.
Dr Gabriel Scally has published his views in a new progress report on the issues highlighted in the wake of the CervicalCheck scandal.
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.
53 year old Margaret Dorrian was last seen in her home town, Celbridge, on the afternoon of March 12th.
The meeting at the Woodenbridge Hotel has been addressed by Paul Smyth, policy officer at the ICMSA, along with John Murphy of Glanbia.
The search for a 34 year old father of two, missing from his Wexford home for almost a month, has come to a tragic end after his body was recovered.
Students say Ireland will suffer a massive "brain drain" if more isn't done to tackle the cost of going to college.
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.
Junior Minister for Agriculture with responsibility for forestry, Wicklow T.D. Andrew Doyle, has launch Coillte’s National Fire Training Day today, at the Avondale Forest Park in Rathdrum.
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%.
Management at Easi Access Transport C.L.G. in Bray, which is better known as Easicabs and Homelink, have confirmed that operations have ceased from the 15th of March.
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.
In Dublin house prices rose by 2.3 percent and apartments by 1.6 percent with the highest growth in South Dublin at 4 percent.
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.
ESB crews have restored power to the two thousand homes and businesses that lost it during Storm Gareth.
This represents a 12% increase on last year’s allocation.
In January the Credit Union said it was forced to issue notices to tenants, after the Central Bank said they were in breach of the Credit Union Act.
Two teenage boys are due to stand trial for the Kildare schoolgirl's murder next month.
At the moment there are 516,000 people waiting for an outpatient appointment and more than 70,000 waiting for inpatient day cases.
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.
The Wicklow RNLI inshore Lifeboat is being praised for coming to the assistance of a pet owner, who’s dog “Otis” went missing after chasing seagulls at the cliff edge at Wicklow head, late this afternoon.
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.
A Rehab Group survey shows 90 percent of people with a disability feel they don't have enough access.
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.
Last September the County Council granted permission for the project, which includes the construction of two new primary treatment units.
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.
The incident occurred at about 8 o’clock this morning near the Beehive Pub, on the Marlton Road between the N11 and and Wicklow town.
Junior minister at the Department of Agriculture, Wicklow T.D. Andrew Doyle will join sitting MEPs Deirdre Clune and Sean Kelly on the Fine Gael ticket in the Ireland South constituency, for the upcoming European Parliament elections.
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.
Gardai in Bray closed off a section of the Florence road after a suspicious package was reported this afternoon.
The National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government is providing an Aircorp helicopter to assist in battling a number of fires in the Killpure area of Wicklow.
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.
The campaign from the Professional Golfers’ Association aims to encourage women and girls to play golf for free.
Wicklow is the last RNLI station with a Tyne class lifeboat in service.
The Chief Executive of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board told the Public Accounts Committee yesterday that the former CEO and Vice Chairperson of the Board...
A 31-year-old man accused of the murder of Bobby Messett and the attempted murder of two other men, including boxing trainer Pete Taylor, has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court.
The Minister for Education has announced the patronage of 12 new primary schools to be established this year.
The Minister for Health, Wicklow T.D. Simon Harris survived a motion of no confidence in the Dáil last night to keep his job as Health Minister.
The figures for the South Leinster region shows Wicklow only attained 55% of it’s target, while Carlow achieved 69% with Wexford hitting 75% of its target.
Enrolment numbers in Primary and Post-primary schools in Wicklow show a 0.8 per cent increase between September 2017 and 2018.
The taskforce set up to address coverage ahead of the roll out of the National Broadband Plan has laid out its plans for 2019.
All charges against Patrick Hutch have been dropped.
A third person has appeared in court charged in relation to a drug and cash seizure in Wicklow and Dublin.
A poll carried out yesterday of over 2,000 GP’s by The National Association of General Practitioners, found 94% of the respondents had no confidence in the Health Minister Simon Harris.
Last night's winning Euro Millions ticket was sold in North County Dublin.
An Bord Pleanala received 52 applications for developments such as housing units with over 100 rooms and student accommodation with over 200 spaces.
More documents about the National Children's Hospital have been released.
A woman in her 40s was left badly shaken after a man threatened her with a knife in Kill this morning.
The head of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has defended the groups role in the Anglo-Irish bank trials.
Following input from Wicklow IFA, Gardaí have launched a pilot initiative aimed at building closer links between rural communities and local Gardaí, to combat incidents of rural crime in the county.
Screen content is a particular focus in the Mid-East Regional Enterprise Plan,overseen by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.
Runners, fishermen, canoeists and cyclists are among those being asked to contribute to a new plan for outdoor activities in County Wicklow.
The government will cover 40 per cent of the cost of climate friendly milk pumps.
Builders BAM are being invited before the Public Accounts Committee to discuss their contract for building the New National Children's Hospital.
A woman has died in a crash in County Kildare.
A spokesperson for the Health Minister says that re-tendering the contract for the National Children's Hospital would only delay the project.
66 projects will benefit from the funding in all regions with one focusing on mountain biking here in County Wicklow.
Wicklow’s vacancy rate was 12.2% in the 4th quarter of 2018, down 0.2% compared to the same period in 2017 according to the latest GeoView Commercial Vacancy Rates Report
The Offices of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board in Naas were raided by Gardaí yesterday on foot of a search warrant.
In attendance from County Wicklow was Fianna Fail TD Pat Casey and Chris Hill Wicklow IFA Chairman.
Almost 8 vehicles a day have been seized from unaccompanied provisional licence drivers since the introduction of new legislation since late last year.
The Comptroller and Auditor General has released a highly critical report into the operations of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board during the tenure of its previous CEO, Sean Ashe.
A local development company is hoping to open a community shop and café in the west Wicklow village of Stratford.
The Taoiseach says no projects will be cancelled in order to fund the new National Children's Hospital.
The family of a young Wicklow woman, who was injured in an accident abroad, have flown over to be by her side.
It happened yesterday afternoon in Greystones
Rents rose nationwide by an average of 9.8% in the year to December 2018, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie.
Blessington and District Credit Union has issued a statement outlining its position...
The multi-national micro-chip giant has applied for planning permission to develop a new fabrication facility at its Leixlip site.
Rural Wicklow residents are set to benefit from €282,494 funding for local access roads
Michéal Martin was joined by his party Colleague Wicklow T.D. Pat Casey, and local election candidates Patsy Glennon, Pat Doran and John Mullen.
The Bray Air Display and the ‘Summer in Bray’ tourism initiative have won Silver at The All Ireland Community and Council Awards which are presented by IPB Insurance and LAMA.
Among those to receive awards was Aughrim in recognition of achieving the highest score of all County Wicklow entries in the 2018 national Tidy Town Competition, while Hollywood received an endeavour award.
Former Sinn Fein T.D. Peadar Tóibín has been in Wicklow promoting his new political party Aontú as part of a series of meetings taking place around the country.
A public consultation process has been launched on plans to address the Old Bray landfill on the North Beach in Bray that is being washed into the sea.
11 months after her death, the Supreme Court has ruled that Catherine Nevin’s conviction for the murder of her husband can be relied on by his family in their bid to ensure her estate does not benefit from his.
Gardai have confirmed that convicted Wicklow rapist Larry Murphy has been named as a person of interest in the disappearance of Deirdre Jacob.
A demonstration has taken place outside Kerry Foods' headquarters over what is being claimed is the company's exploitation of a loophole in food labelling laws.
Wicklow and Arklow Municipal Districts have voted to ban election posters in certain areas during this year’s Local and European elections.
Two brothers appeared in Court in Bray yesterday charged with carrying out several burglaries in South Wicklow and North Wexford earlier this week.
Overcrowding on morning trains will get worse before its gets better, according to Irish Rail
A County Wicklow couple have failed in a High Court appeal challenging enforcement proceedings against them, after building a shed workshop next to their house without planning permission.
The visit to Wicklow by the leader of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald has been described as very successful.
A convicted killer who along with his accomplice carried out two vicious murders in Wicklow and Mayo in the 1970’s is seeking extra time to take an appeal against a high court ruling denying two days temporary release per year.
Sinn Féin is once again calling for an end to the JobPath scheme.
It’s being reported today that the daughter of a woman murdered almost 32 years ago, is to meet with Gardaí at Bray Garda Station later this month, to discuss the case.
A commuting survey carried out by Wicklow county Council, has shown that 74% of Wicklow’s 60,000 commuters are unhappy with their commute and 70% would take a similar job if it was available in the county.
A local campaign group says their is still uncertainty surrounding abortion services in County Wicklow.
Irish Water has today marked the completion of a new pipeline from Vartry to Callowhill, securing the water supply for more than 200,000 people in north Wicklow and south Dublin.
It’s being claimed that over 28,000 acres of farmland in every county in Ireland, including Wicklow, is controlled by vulture funds.
Tens of thousands of households who don't use authorised bin collection companies are going to be inspected.
The convicted murderer recently won a High Court legal action over data from mobile phones, with a judge ruling Irish laws are in breach of EU laws when it comes to how mobile phone data is accessed and retained.
The Glenalbyn pool has been closed since structural problems with its roof were discovered five years ago.
Autism-focused pilot projects in Fingal and Wicklow among local authority led digital initiatives
Revelations by a food writer and restaurant critic that chicken slices labelled as made in Wicklow, used chicken from South America, has sparked controversy online, with consumers hitting out at Ireland’s labelling laws.
Watch this video from Wicklow Mountain Rescue on a rescue operation for snowbound motorists on the Sally Gap.
It’s being reported that Gardai in Arklow are investigating a robbery at a fuel depot in the town yesterday evening.
Arklow is included in the plan, where a planning application for a wastewater treatment plant is awaiting a decision from An Bord Pleanála.
Bray Public Transport Bridge, Arklow Historic Town Core and Wicklow Town is to share in 6 million euro of funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund.
An additional funding support of €9,276,390 will assist Wicklow County Council in progressing repairs to local roads in the county.
There’s more positive news on the jobs front in Wicklow today.
Work on developing a new primary care centre in Baltinglass is about to get underway. The project on the site of the old presentation convent has been on the cards for over ten years.
It’s being claimed that more than 3,600 council houses are lying vacant despite the ongoing housing crisis.
Wicklow County Council has issued a second warning letter to a landowner in relation to a fence that’s been erected, blocking public access to the North beach in Arklow.
A new Digital Strategy for Wicklow is being developed to transform communities, economy and local services across the County through the use of technology.
The number of people employed in IDA backed companies has reached its highest level ever
Fianna Fáil health spokesperson Wicklow T.D. Stephen Donnelly says staff shortages in hospitals mean nurses have been left with little option but to strike.
The Minister for Health is coming under pressure to introduce a Meningitis B catch-up vaccination programme for children and young adults born before the date when the current HSE vaccination programme was introduced.
Wicklow County Council along with local authorities around the country could be held accountable to the Public Accounts Committee for their spending.
The Health Minister has admitted something went majorly wrong with the cost of the National Children’s Hospital.
The Department of Education says it expects work on an extension and refurbishment of Saint David’s Secondary School in Greystones will begin this coming summer.
Seven projects submitted by Wicklow County Council under the 2018 Town & Village Enhancement Scheme have been approved for funding by the Minister for Rural & Community Development .
Wicklow County Council planners have declined a planning application from Kilsaran Concrete to develop a sand pit in West Wicklow
Organisers of the Bray Air Show say their event will go ahead this coming July.
The council says the work carried out by the Greystones Municipal District Office, was undertaken to address anti-social behaviour.
The funding of €4,000 has been agreed at a Municipal District Meeting in Blessington
The head of the Road Safety Authority says the drink-driving message hasn't got through to many younger people.
27 new social housing units have been officially added to Wicklow County Council’s housing stock.
There's some positive news today for landowners in Wicklow and around the country.
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Wicklow T.D. Andrew Doyle, T.D., has announced the start of the 2019 Forestry Premium payments.
Seven Community Funding Schemes administered by Wicklow County Council have delivered in excess of €1.6m to 137 individual projects in 2018.
Almost €500,000 government funding has been secured for Outdoor Recreation Projects in County Wicklow.
A large piece of land with potential for a major housing development in Ashford, has gone on the market this week with a price tag of €13.5 million.
Three Wicklow Municipal Districts – Arklow, Wicklow and Baltinglass – are to get free WiFI hot-spots, thanks to a European funding initiative.
Sinn Fein T.D. in Wicklow John Brady has criticised his constituency colleagues, Stephen Donnelly, and Minister Simon Harris for what he says is their U-turn on citizenship rights, for those born in our country.
Transport Infrastructure Ireland has announced funding of €2million to help ease traffic congestion on the N11 in County Wicklow.
Local Authorities are being given access to a 600 thousand euro fund for regional events and festivals.
An average of just 5 people per journey have been using a new bus service introduced for people living in rural areas.
Men’s Sheds organisations across Wicklow are to benefit from just over €14,500 in funding from the government.
Wicklow County Council is being accused of operating a policy of providing only part time emergency accommodation...
Emergency services were on hand on Monday evening to deal with a serious fire in Bray.
Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Health Stephen Donnelly has expressed concerns...
Avondale House and Forest Park is to undergo an €8 million redevelopment...
Irish Rail has announced a total of 322,000 passenger journeys were made on the Wicklow/Dublin Commuter line in 2018, representing a 4% increase on 2017.
Wicklow County Council has reintroduced real time captioning and live texting of council meetings. The service was used at the councils January meeting.
271 houses are to be built over two phases in the fields to the right of Tinakilly House
13 tonnes of illegal waste have been removed from the Wicklow/Dublin uplands in the first three weeks of this year.
Residents in Wicklow are being encouraged to give their views on a new national heritage plan which is being put out for a period of public consultation.
Motorists in parts of Wicklow are paying through the nose when it comes to fuel.
Houses prices have risen right across Wicklow in the last year – although it’s still a county of two halves.
Fermoy in Cork was the cleanest town in Ireland in 2018.
Wicklow has the fourth-highest percentage of homes in the top category for energy efficiency – but that still only accounts for 6% of homes audited in the garden county.
An inquest has found that ten people who died in a fire at a halting site in south Dublin in October 10th 2015 died by misadventure.
Over one hundred and fifty thousand euro has been raised in memorium of Jastine Valdez. A crowdfunding page has been set up on behalf of Outreach Ireland which will benefit her parents.
Funds raised for Breast Cancer Ireland since Wicklow author Emma Hannigan passed away from the disease have resulted in the funding of a research fellowship.
Wicklow County Council is submitting a number of concerns with British authorities about plans to develop a new nuclear power station on Anglesey in Wales
Serious concerns are being raised about the future of the 133 Bus Eireann route through Wicklow, amid claims that the National Transport Authority has confirmed that it’s on a list of around 10% of routes that may be privatised.
A petition in support of an East Coast Greenway from Wicklow town to Greystones has received over 12,000 signatures.
A man who sexually assaulted a woman he met online has been jailed for five and a half years and ordered to stay off Tinder.
Five out of 83 direct provision centres around the country are over capacity, while a large majority are close to being over subscribed.
It follows the release of figures by the Department of Justice showing a 43% drop in the county.
An Bord Pleanala has granted Glenealy GAA club planning permission to develop new playing and training facilities.