Blog

May 27, 2020

‘Dublin Mountains Makeover’ to commence this Summer

Wicklow Uplands Council warmly welcomes Monday’s announcement that nine of Coillte’s forests in the Dublin Uplands will transition away from commercial use to create biodiverse forests […]
May 16, 2020

Preparation for Easing of Restrictions -Phase One, May 18th

Wicklow Uplands Council would like to thank members of the public for their cooperation in observing the travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines put in place […]
May 7, 2020

Turlough Hill To Feature on RTE Programme

March 26, 2020

The Council Request That Visitors Avoid The Uplands

In response to Tuesday's announcement, Wicklow Uplands Council is now asking that people stay at home and stay local. Travelling to the uplands for recreational and pleasure activities is considered unnecessary and irresponsible. It is contrary to government measures and exposes local communities to the risk of spreading the virus.
March 19, 2020

Guidelines For Visitors To The Uplands Published

The many beauty spots, heritage sites, walking trails and open spaces found in the Wicklow and Dublin Uplands has seen an unprecedented number of visitors over the last few days. As the current public health crisis continues, the region is likely to welcome many more daily visitors keen to enjoy the outdoors and experience some of Ireland's most stunning landscapes.
March 5, 2020

Disappointment No Announcement Made On Extending The Controlled Burning Season

Wicklow Uplands Council is disappointed that no announcement is forthcoming from the Department of Heritage, Culture and the Gaeltacht, to not extend the controlled burning season this year.
March 3, 2020

Celebrating World Wildlife Day

Today, families, communities, schools and organisations across the globe observe World Wildlife Day – an annual event dedicated to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s […]
February 28, 2020

The Council Warmly Welcomes News of Funding Allocation

Wicklow Uplands Council warmly welcomes the recent announcement that County Wicklow’s growing trail network is to receive a funding allocation of €152,560 under the Outdoor Recreation […]
February 24, 2020

Applications for the W.C.C.’s Community Awards Scheme Due By Friday

Applications for the Wicklow County Council’s Community Awards Scheme are currently open. The scheme provides funding and support to enable communities to identify, develop and implement […]