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#Wicklow Mountains

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 4 May, 2020

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

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

May 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,363 Views 20 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Friday 17 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 17th 2020, 8:19 AM 20,398 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.”

# wicklow-mountains - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 15th 2020, 11:10 AM 27,092 Views 38 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Thursday 20 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 20th 2020, 3:13 PM 15,220 Views 20 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 17 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 17th 2020, 8:51 PM 10,970 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”.

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

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

5ft-long Burmese python found in Wicklow Mountains

May 28th 2019, 1:51 PM 94,240 Views 34 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Friday 17 May, 2019

Deliberate fire in Wicklow Mountains' 'Coronation Plantation' sparks probe
# Conservation Area
# Conservation Area

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

May 17th 2019, 5:48 PM 32,023 Views 41 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

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

May 14th 2019, 8:51 AM 17,811 Views 2 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

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

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

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 10:50 PM 32,202 Views 16 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Thursday 18 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 18th 2018, 12:27 PM 33,536 Views 0 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Saturday 11 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 11th 2018, 9:00 PM 40,171 Views 20 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,492 Views 2 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Saturday 14 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 14th 2018, 9:15 AM 13,560 Views 43 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 26th 2017, 10:02 AM 17,902 Views 0 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Three people arrested in Patricia O’Connor murder investigation released
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

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.

# wicklow-mountains - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation

Sep 2nd 2017, 3:26 PM 19,843 Views 0 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 24 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 29,592 Views 42 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Council plans massive €19m visitors centre and tree top walkway at Hellfire Club
# Oh Hell No
# Oh Hell No

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

Mar 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,545 Views 60 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 13 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 13th 2017, 2:42 PM 21,978 Views 9 Comments

The road is currently impassable.

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 16 January, 2017

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

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

Jan 16th 2017, 4:34 PM 19,875 Views 31 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains
# Fly Tipping
# Fly Tipping

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

Nov 1st 2016, 6:03 PM 11,871 Views 33 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 3rd 2016, 1:51 PM 23,396 Views 58 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Watch: Drone footage of the Dublin mountains carpeted with a layer of fresh fluffy snow
# On The Treeless Hills
# On The Treeless Hills

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

Jan 10th 2016, 6:35 PM 49,885 Views 37 Comments

White as far as the eye can see.

# wicklow-mountains - Saturday 17 October, 2015

This stunning drone footage of Glendalough will put some pep in your weekend step
# That's Jurassic
# That's Jurassic

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

Oct 17th 2015, 9:15 AM 22,573 Views 20 Comments

Who’s up for a hike?

# wicklow-mountains - Saturday 24 January, 2015

The Wicklow mountains are a winter wonderland in stunning drone footage
# Wicklow Pole
From The Daily Edge
# Wicklow Pole

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.

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

Jul 8th 2014, 11:09 AM 9,939 Views 13 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

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.

# wicklow-mountains - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 27th 2013, 4:57 PM 20,244 Views 77 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 25 February, 2013

# wicklow-mountains - Saturday 19 January, 2013

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

Stranded motorists rescued from snow hit Wicklow mountains

Jan 19th 2013, 1:54 PM 25,286 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.

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 7 January, 2013

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents

Jan 7th 2013, 8:19 AM 5,997 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.

# wicklow-mountains - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Girl Guide leader rescued from Wicklow Mountains
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Girl Guide leader rescued from Wicklow Mountains

Jun 17th 2012, 8:22 PM 11,033 Views 21 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

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

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

May 30th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,080 Views 8 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 28 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

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
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains

May 28th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,141 Views 15 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Thursday 5 April, 2012

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

Man charged in connection with murder of Marioara Rostas

Apr 5th 2012, 7:15 PM 9,174 Views 36 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Investigation into Wicklow Mountains body find continues
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation into Wicklow Mountains body find continues

Jan 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,050 Views 4 Comments

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

# wicklow-mountains - Monday 23 January, 2012

Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:40 PM 5,474 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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