Published Resources

This section of the website is dedicated to providing publications and other useful documents across a broad range of topics including upland studies, tourism, recreational, heritage and community development.

Wicklow Uplands Council

Wicklow Uplands Council 2019 Annual Report
 – Published by: Wicklow Uplands Council (2019)

A Study to Identify Best Management of Upland Habitats in County Wicklow
 – Author(s): Mary Tubridy and Associates
– Published by: Wicklow Uplands Council (2013)

Ireland’s Uplands

A Profile of Ireland’s Uplands – Full Report
 –  Author(s): Brendan O’Keeffe & Caroline Crowley
 – Published by: Irish Uplands Forum (2019)

A Profile of Ireland’s Uplands – Executive Summary
 –  Author(s): Brendan O’Keeffe & Caroline Crowley
 – Published by: Irish Uplands Forum (2019)

Ireland’s Uplands Community Study
 Author(s): Alan Hill
 – Published by: Irish Uplands Forum (2016)

Irish Uplands Socio-Economic Profile
 Author(s): B. O’Keeffe, C. Crowley & S. O’Sullivan
 – Published by: Irish Uplands Forum (2016)

Vision for the Future of Ireland’s Mountains and Upland Areas
 – Published by: Mountaineering Ireland (2017)

Heritage, Climate & Biodiversity

Wicklow County Council Climate Change Adaptation Strategy
 – Published by: Wicklow County Council (2019)

National Biodiversity Action Plan 2017 – 21
 – Published by: Dept. of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (2017)

County Wicklow Heritage Plan 2017 – 22
 – Published by: Wicklow County Council/ Wicklow Heritage Forum (2017)

Heritage At The Heart, Heritage Council Strategy 2018 – 22
 – Published by: The Heritage Council (2018)

National Landscape Strategy For Ireland 2015 – 25
 – Published by: Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (2015)

Heritage Interpretation

Wicklow Trails Heritage Recording Project – Final Report
 – Published by: Wicklow Uplands Council & Abarta Heritage (2019)

Ideas for Interpreting Heritage Sites
 – Published by: Irish Walled Towns Network.

A Toolkit for Storytelling Interpretation
 – Published by: Failte Ireland (2017)

Guidance For Community Archaeology Projects
 – Published by: The Heritage Council (2017)

Heritage Resource Guide
 – Published by: The Heritage Council (2018)

Heritage Festivals & Events Marketing Checklist
 – Published by: The Heritage Council (2018)

Walking & Heritage Trails

Vartry Reservoirs Heritage Trail
 – Published by: Wicklow Uplands Council (2019)

Avonmore Way Heritage Trail
 – Published by: Wicklow Uplands Council (2019)

South West Wicklow Heritage Trail
 – Published by: Wicklow County Council (2018)

Blessington Lakeside Heritage Trail
 – Published by: Wicklow County Council (2018)

West Wicklow Heritage Trail
 – Published by: Wicklow County Council (2018)

Dublin Mountains Way – Map Booklet
 – Published by: Dublin Mountains Partnership (2018)

Enjoy Recreation

Walk Safely Guide
 – Published by: Mountaineering Ireland (2018)

Hillwalking Gear Checklist
 – Published by: Mountaineering Ireland (2018)

Guide To Cycling On The Road
 – Published by: Cycling Ireland

Cycle Safety Booklet
 – Published by: Road Safety Authority (2013)

Tourism & Recreation Development

County Wicklow Tourism Strategy and Marketing Plan 2018 – 23
 – Published by: Wicklow County Tourism (2018)

Recreational Trails – Education & Training Programme
 – Published by: Sports Ireland Trails (2017)

Get Active in Ireland’s Ancient East – Toolkit For Activity Providers
 – Published by: Failte Ireland

Outdoor Recreation Plan for Public Lands & Waters in Ireland
 – Published by: Outdoor Recreation Plan (ORP) (2017)

Coillte Recreation Policy
 – Published by: Coillte (2016)

Organising Recreational Events

Guidelines for Organised Events in Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Areas
 – Published by: Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Committee  (2019)

Responsible Dog Control

Enjoy the Outdoors Responsibly With Your Dog
 – Published by: Leave No Trace

Review of Measures Relating To Control Of Dogs In Ireland – Consultation Paper
 – Published by: Dept. of Rural & Community Development (2019)

Lyme Disease & Tick Bite Protection

Protecting Yourself Against Tick Bites and Lyme Disease
 – Published by: Health Service Executive (HSE)