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#Wicklow Mountains

From TheJournal.ie €500k 'masterplan' tackling traffic and congestion to improve visitor experience at Glendalough Wicklow Mountains

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fire crews tackle gorse fires in Wicklow Mountains as illegal burning of vegetation condemned Wildfires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Warning issued over 'reckless' quad bikers posing threat to public in Wicklow mountains Flouting Restrictions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Council claims controversial visitor centre near Hell Fire Club will not harm protected wildlife and habitats Dublin Mountains

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Defence plea of murder-accused 'did not hold any water', Patricia O'Connor trial told Kieran Greene

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 5ft-long Burmese python found in Wicklow Mountains Sammi

5ft-long Burmese python found in Wicklow Mountains

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

From TheJournal.ie Deliberate fire in Wicklow Mountains' 'Coronation Plantation' sparks probe Conservation Area

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fundraiser set up for family of man who died in Wicklow mountains paragliding accident Rafal Skora

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Council criticises 'uncontrolled burning' as Irish Air Corps drops 42,000 litres on Wicklow fires Gorse Fires This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Four arrested over killing of woman whose remains were found in 30km area of Wicklow Mountains Patricia O'connor

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'This is the James Bond style entrance': The ESB plant that's hidden deep inside a Wicklow mountain Deeper Underground This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts Wicklow Mountains

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A minority spoiling it for everyone': Increase in rubbish left in Dublin and Wicklow mountains during hot spell Litter

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 40s arrested in connection with the Patricia O'Connor murder investigation Wicklow Mountains

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Three people arrested in Patricia O’Connor murder investigation released Wicklow Mountains

Three people arrested in Patricia O’Connor murder investigation released

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

From TheJournal.ie Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation Wicklow Mountains

Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good' Wicklow Mountains

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Council plans massive €19m visitors centre and tree top walkway at Hellfire Club Oh Hell No This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Motorists warned to stay away from Sally Gap due to snowy conditions Brrr

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

The road is currently impassable.

From TheJournal.ie Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed Wicklow Mountains

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

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

From TheJournal.ie Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains Fly Tipping

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

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

From TheJournal.ie The Wicklow Mountains National Park has just got 5,000 acres bigger Featherbeds

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Drone footage of the Dublin mountains carpeted with a layer of fresh fluffy snow On The Treeless Hills
From TheJournal.ie This stunning drone footage of Glendalough will put some pep in your weekend step That's Jurassic

The Wicklow mountains are a winter wonderland in stunning drone footage

Lugnaquilla, you’re looking spectacular.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall Wicklow Mountains

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

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

From TheJournal.ie Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues Wicklow Mountains

Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues

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

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised Vandalism This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Stranded motorists rescued from snow hit Wicklow mountains Snow

Stranded motorists rescued from snow hit Wicklow mountains

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

From TheJournal.ie Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents Mountain Rescue

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents

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

From TheJournal.ie Girl Guide leader rescued from Wicklow Mountains Airlifted

Girl Guide leader rescued from Wicklow Mountains

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

From TheJournal.ie Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue Wicklow Mountains

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

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

From TheJournal.ie Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains Rescue

Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains

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

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in connection with murder of Marioara Rostas Murder

Man charged in connection with murder of Marioara Rostas

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

In today’s 9 at 9: The Government tries to cut cost of bank rescue package; Dublin bins situation escalates; double car bombing in Iraq.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into Wicklow Mountains body find continues Investigation

Investigation into Wicklow Mountains body find continues

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains Gardaí

Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains

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

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