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€500k 'masterplan' tackling traffic and congestion to improve visitor experience at Glendalough
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€500k 'masterplan' tackling traffic and congestion to improve visitor experience at Glendalough

May 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,388 Views 20 Comments

Fáilte Ireland is working with a number of agencies to deliver the project.

Fire crews tackle gorse fires in Wicklow Mountains as illegal burning of vegetation condemned
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Fire crews tackle gorse fires in Wicklow Mountains as illegal burning of vegetation condemned

Apr 17th 2020, 8:19 AM 20,422 Views 31 Comments

The Department of Heritage said: “At a time of so much demand on our emergency services this carry-on is criminal and morally reprehensible.”

Warning issued over 'reckless' quad bikers posing threat to public in Wicklow mountains
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Warning issued over 'reckless' quad bikers posing threat to public in Wicklow mountains

Apr 15th 2020, 11:10 AM 27,103 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Heritage says this activity is a “scourge to upland habitats”.

Council claims controversial visitor centre near Hell Fire Club will not harm protected wildlife and habitats
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Council claims controversial visitor centre near Hell Fire Club will not harm protected wildlife and habitats

Feb 20th 2020, 3:13 PM 15,231 Views 20 Comments

The visitor centre is strongly opposed by many local residents and environmental groups.

Defence plea of murder-accused 'did not hold any water', Patricia O'Connor trial told
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Defence plea of murder-accused 'did not hold any water', Patricia O'Connor trial told

Feb 17th 2020, 8:51 PM 10,973 Views 0 Comments

The jury was told today that the first garda interviews given by the accused “was chronological, sequential and it flowed as a story”.

5ft-long Burmese python found in Wicklow Mountains
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5ft-long Burmese python found in Wicklow Mountains

May 28th 2019, 1:51 PM 94,281 Views 34 Comments

It’s believed the python was abandoned – the female python is not in good health.

Deliberate fire in Wicklow Mountains' 'Coronation Plantation' sparks probe
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Deliberate fire in Wicklow Mountains' 'Coronation Plantation' sparks probe

May 17th 2019, 5:48 PM 32,040 Views 41 Comments

The Coronation plantation dates back to 1831 and was one of the first attempts at commercial forestry in Ireland.

Fundraiser set up for family of man who died in Wicklow mountains paragliding accident
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Fundraiser set up for family of man who died in Wicklow mountains paragliding accident

May 14th 2019, 8:51 AM 17,815 Views 2 Comments

Ralph Skora lived in north Dublin with his wife and two children.

Council criticises 'uncontrolled burning' as Irish Air Corps drops 42,000 litres on Wicklow fires
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Council criticises 'uncontrolled burning' as Irish Air Corps drops 42,000 litres on Wicklow fires

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 10:50 PM 32,205 Views 16 Comments

Firefighters have been battling blazes along the Wicklow-Dublin border since Monday.

Four arrested over killing of woman whose remains were found in 30km area of Wicklow Mountains
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Four arrested over killing of woman whose remains were found in 30km area of Wicklow Mountains

Oct 18th 2018, 12:27 PM 33,539 Views 0 Comments

62 year-old Patricia O’Connor’s remains were discovered by a member of the public in June 2017.

'This is the James Bond style entrance': The ESB plant that's hidden deep inside a Wicklow mountain
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'This is the James Bond style entrance': The ESB plant that's hidden deep inside a Wicklow mountain

Aug 11th 2018, 9:00 PM 40,324 Views 20 Comments

We were given a tour of the site’s reservoirs and tunnels to find out how it all works.

Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts
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Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts

Jul 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,503 Views 2 Comments

The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team has reported over 60 callouts so far this year.

'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell
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'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell

Jul 14th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,576 Views 43 Comments

Volunteers who have been clearing the litter have found whole campsites left behind by people who stayed overnight.

Man in his 40s arrested in connection with the Patricia O'Connor murder investigation
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Man in his 40s arrested in connection with the Patricia O'Connor murder investigation

Sep 26th 2017, 10:02 AM 17,903 Views 0 Comments

The 61-year-old grandmother’s remains were found scattered across the Wicklow Mountains in June.

Three people arrested in Patricia O’Connor murder investigation released
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Three people arrested in Patricia O’Connor murder investigation released

Sep 3rd 2017, 6:06 PM 12,565 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday, a 73-year-old man and two women aged 19 and 38 were arrested.

Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation
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Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation

Sep 2nd 2017, 3:26 PM 19,844 Views 0 Comments

The 61-year-old grandmother’s remains were found scattered across the Wicklow Mountains in June.

'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good'
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'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good'

Jul 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 29,627 Views 42 Comments

The problem of theft from cars in the Wicklow Mountains is one that persists each and every year, say gardaí.

Council plans massive €19m visitors centre and tree top walkway at Hellfire Club
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Council plans massive €19m visitors centre and tree top walkway at Hellfire Club

Mar 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,569 Views 60 Comments

Critics say the plans will damage the natural environment of the mountainous region.

Watch: Motorists warned to stay away from Sally Gap due to snowy conditions
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Watch: Motorists warned to stay away from Sally Gap due to snowy conditions

Feb 13th 2017, 2:42 PM 21,996 Views 9 Comments

The road is currently impassable.

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed
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Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

Jan 16th 2017, 4:34 PM 19,902 Views 31 Comments

Similar calls were made in rural Kerry last August after 40 sheep were killed in on a West Kerry farm.

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains
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Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

Nov 1st 2016, 6:03 PM 11,877 Views 33 Comments

The move aims to combat the worsening fly tipping problem in the region.

The Wicklow Mountains National Park has just got 5,000 acres bigger
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The Wicklow Mountains National Park has just got 5,000 acres bigger

Aug 3rd 2016, 1:51 PM 23,461 Views 58 Comments

The Featherbeds could become the centrepiece for a new tourism strategy for South Dublin.

Watch: Drone footage of the Dublin mountains carpeted with a layer of fresh fluffy snow
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Watch: Drone footage of the Dublin mountains carpeted with a layer of fresh fluffy snow

Jan 10th 2016, 6:35 PM 49,891 Views 37 Comments

White as far as the eye can see.

This stunning drone footage of Glendalough will put some pep in your weekend step
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This stunning drone footage of Glendalough will put some pep in your weekend step

Oct 17th 2015, 9:15 AM 22,576 Views 20 Comments

Who’s up for a hike?

The Wicklow mountains are a winter wonderland in stunning drone footage
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The Wicklow mountains are a winter wonderland in stunning drone footage

Jan 24th 2015, 8:50 AM 5,112 Views 0 Comments

Lugnaquilla, you’re looking spectacular.

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
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Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

Jul 8th 2014, 11:09 AM 9,940 Views 13 Comments

The rescue teams had to take measures to ensure he wouldn’t slip any further during the rescue.

Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues
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Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues

May 21st 2014, 1:42 PM 8,495 Views 0 Comments

The 76-year-old has not been seen since Sunday.

PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised
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PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised

Feb 27th 2013, 4:57 PM 20,246 Views 77 Comments

At least two cars were found with their windows smashed, seats ripped and batteries removed.

Stranded motorists rescued from snow hit Wicklow mountains
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Stranded motorists rescued from snow hit Wicklow mountains

Jan 19th 2013, 1:54 PM 25,291 Views 34 Comments

Wicklow Mountain Rescue has asked motorists to avoid roads around the Sally Gap area as some became stuck in the snow overnight.

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents
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Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents

Jan 7th 2013, 8:19 AM 6,003 Views 13 Comments

The two groups, one of which had been split up, were rescued on a busy day for Dublin and Wicklow mountain rescue.

Girl Guide leader rescued from Wicklow Mountains
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Girl Guide leader rescued from Wicklow Mountains

Jun 17th 2012, 8:22 PM 11,041 Views 21 Comments

This was the second call out in as many days for the Wicklow & Dublin Mountain Rescue teams.

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue
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Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

May 30th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,082 Views 8 Comments

Last night, a 32-year-old cyclist was rescued after a bad crash.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

May 28th 2012, 8:01 PM 5,361 Views 1 Comment

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains
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Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains

May 28th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,155 Views 15 Comments

The teenagers all sustained leg injuries during a hike around the Glendalough valley.

Man charged in connection with murder of Marioara Rostas
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Man charged in connection with murder of Marioara Rostas

Apr 5th 2012, 7:15 PM 9,188 Views 36 Comments

The body of 18-year-old Marioara Rostas was discovered in the Wicklow Mountains in January.

Investigation into Wicklow Mountains body find continues
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Investigation into Wicklow Mountains body find continues

Jan 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,054 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí have not confirmed the identity of the remains found yesterday during a search for a missing teenager.

Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains
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Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:40 PM 5,481 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí had been carrying out a search operation in the area in connection with the disappearance of a teenager.

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