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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Glendalough

All time
# hidden history
How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough
They’re on display now in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, which can be viewed online.
# 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.
# Wicklow
Social distancing: Glendalough upper car park and Sally Gap closed due to 'sheer volume of traffic'
The National Parks and Wildlife Service said earlier this week that there’s been an increase in people using parks.
# pulling in the crowds
Here's what topped the list of the most visited OPW sites in Ireland last year
Kilkenny, Dublin and Wicklow had the top three most visited attractions last year.
# Prince Charles
Prince Charles visits Wicklow Mountains National Park during day two of Ireland visit
During the visit, Prince Charles spent time at Glendalough.
# Royal Visit
Prince Charles and Camilla to take in the sights of Wicklow
Gardaí have been carrying out security sweeps of locations where the royals are due to visit.
# heritage hotspots
Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow
Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.
# Golden Globes
Saoirse Ronan missed her Golden Globe nomination because she was hiking in Glendalough
As you do.
Fancy yourself as a bit of an Indiana Jones? Now you can experience what he did on his day job
The public is being asked to help at archaeological dig at Glendalough.
# photopost
One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough
Frank Corry’s PhotoPost project shows that Ireland’s changeable weather is actually really beautiful.
'It's the lifeblood of the community': Protest as rural post office to shut next week
It is one of 500 post offices deemed to be economically unviable.
# streets of dublin
Pictures: 12 fabulous shots of Dublin by one amateur photographer
For Dermot Kavanagh, photographing Dublin satisfies his urge to “roam the streets”.
# Glendalough
Glendalough food sellers launch court action against ice-cream van 'parked in front of their business'
The case was adjourned to next week.
# that's jurassic
This stunning drone footage of Glendalough will put some pep in your weekend step
Who’s up for a hike?
# very james bond
The ESB are throwing a party inside a mountain today
Yes, really.
# put a ring in it
14 amazing Irish trees to see before you die
Yes, trees. Just go with it.
# Saved
Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough
The two men were treated for mild hypothermia.
# heritage ireland
Glorious: See Glendalough in all its autumnal technicolour
This week, Neil Jackman captures the Wicklow site at a point when its beauty is matched only by its archaeological significance.
# Obamas in Ireland
In pics: Michelle Obama and girls visit Wicklow park and lunch with Bono in pub
Michelle, Sasha and Malia first took a tour through Wicklow Mountains National Park and then headed to Finnegan’s Pub for lunch with Bono and his wife.
# whoops
Embarrassing 'Obama in Ireland' headline fail
Wow, the Obamas look different.
# obama visit
Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey
They’re going to his favourite pub, Finnegans.
# Obama
Michelle Obama and daughters will tour Glendalough today
US First Lady Michelle Obama with her daughters are due to visit the Co Wicklow heritage site on the last day of their visit to Ireland.
# Road Death
26-year-old dies after crash with tour bus in Wicklow
The man was seriously injured in the collision which took place on Friday afternoon.
# Crash
Man remains in critical condition after collision with tour bus
The man was airlifted to hospital after the crash yesterday afternoon.
# Rescue
Woman airlifted from Glendalough
The 68-year-old was out walking when she found herself in trouble.
# Mountain Rescue
A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers reporter Sinéad O’Carroll joined Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team for an evening. Here’s what happened.
# Bomb Squad
Bomb disposal team deals with unstable chemical at Wicklow school
Dinitrophenylhydrazine, a routine agent which can become unstable over time, was found during a routine audit.
# Rescue
Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains
The teenagers all sustained leg injuries during a hike around the Glendalough valley.
# New York Times
We might be skint, but America still likes our houses
This Wicklow three-bed country house adorns the New York Times homepage. But why?