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'Van Diemen's Women, A History of Transportation to Tasmania' with Historian Joan Kavanagh
Exhibition Space in Wicklow Library Tuesday 8th March 7pm. Over the course of eighty years of transportation to Australia between 1788 ...
‘St Patrick’s Day in County Wicklow: Origins and Traditions’ with Author and Historian Brian White 17th March @ 3pm
Although COVID-19 has put paid to the usual St. Patrick’s Day parade, it doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy ...
‘Women in a Maritime Community’ Local History Talk with Jim Rees Mon 8th March 7.00pm – 7.45pm
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Wicklow County Council Library Service are delighted to bring you a talk by Jim Rees ...
15. Ballads of Dunlavin Green
DIVERSION 15: Many people will know that Dunlavin was the scene of a mass execution (The Dunlavin massacre) in 1798, and ...
2. Saint Palladius and the Dunlavin area
Diversion 2. Happy St. Patrick’s Day To All. Today’s diversion is another reworked older article, which I thought suited the ...
3. Away with the fairies
Diversion 3.Today’s diversion is slightly different, since it comes from the world of folklore rather than ‘pure’ history. When the ...
A History of Gowle House by Colum O’Rourke
Gowle, locally pronounced by many as Gould, is a small townland bordering Killabeg, Ballyconnell, Kilquiggan and the Carlow townlands of ...
A History of Wicklow County Library Service
The Carnegie Libraries of Bray, Greystones and Enniskerry are an important part of County Wicklow’s cultural and built heritage. Erected ...
A Lockdown Stillness
The air is heavy with the scent of clean washing. Children’s sweet, squabbling voices, Pottering neighbours. A momentary, feet up, interlude, A sunshine hush. I ...
A Story of Isolation, by Jerry Rosenfarb, Avoca Writers
Those Were the Days Reflections on Isolation by Jerry Rosenfarb, Avoca Creative Writers I was a conscientious gas boiler service man. I ...
About Tich Ennis
A short memoir from David Tich Ennis Enjoy
Alison Stroh on healthy snacks and living through COVID
Alison set up her health food business in 2012, She had just returned to Ireland, had her first child and ...
Anne Sexton - and why Pilates can be a protection against COVID19
Anne Sexton – Pilates breath First the good news – after many years of applying, Anne Sexton Pilates is now approved ...
Annie Swords - query about an old photograph from Hackettstown
Dear Friends, I found this old photo among my mothers things and wondered if anyone in your group might have a ...
Arklow Pottery - Would you like to share your memories on 26th May 2022?
If you worked in Arklow Pottery or Noritake over the years here’s and event that may interest you. The ‘Arklow ...
Artwork from Grace & May
Please find attached two entries for Nature on Your Doorstep from Grace Whelan age 8 and May Whelan age 6 ...
BARSS delivering hot drink to rough sleepers in and around Bray
Five years ago the Bray Area Rough Sleepers Support group was founded by a handful of volunteers. The aim was ...
Becky Allen - when the Farm Shop opened its Honesty Shop
Wanderly Wagon comes to the Tinahely Farm Shop. The Tinahely Farm Shop emerged as a small undertaking by husband and wife ...
Beyond The Glen of Imaal.
When I had finished writing my family history book WHO WAS GRANNY? in 2019, I had no intention of writing ...
Carnegie Libraries of County Wicklow - an exhibition
Public libraries have been at the heart of communities for over a century and represent an important part of our ...
Cathal goes into the soap business with his children
It is debatable whether Cathal is the founder of the Wicklow Soap Company or if his two small children can ...
Celebrating Biodiversity Week 2021 in Wicklow
Wicklow is playing its part in National Biodiversity Week – an annual exploration and celebration of the natural world and ...
Celebrating Two Wicklow Women - 5-6th November 2021
The lives of two trailblazing Wicklow women – Averil Deverell and Kate Tyrell – will be celebrated with special events ...