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Poems In Arklow
Tich Ennis reads his poems during Culture Night in Arklow
Preban Graveyard Publication now available
In 2010 a small group of local neighbours from Preban came together and set up a committee with the sole ...
Public Talks - Anglo-Irish Treaty Exhibition
Wicklow County Archives Service is proud to present three public talks to mark the coming of the National Archives’ exhibition ...
Pulling cabbage and ducking for soap: Halloween celebrations in County Wicklow
The following excerpts were recorded by the school children of County Wicklow between 1937 and 1938. They are taken from ...
Rails to Wexford - A journey through time and place by Gus Geraghty
Gus Geraghty provides an entertaining and lively account of the development of Ireland’s most scenic railways – The Dublin to ...
Rathgall Hidden Heritage Project
An upcoming project under the title of ‘Hidden Heritage’ seeks to make our existing information about Rathgall Hillfort accessible to ...
Remembering Private Johnston: A new war grave in a Wicklow churchyard
In mid-November 1918, as Europe drew breath following the announcement of the war’s end, news reached Greystones of the recent ...
Roundwood & District Historical Society Journal 2020
The Roundwood & District Historical Society was founded over 30 years ago and each year produces an annual journal. Whether ...
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Shane and Rhys fix bikes - keeping them sane and the neighbouring kids happy
Niall White is normally a doorman but there isn’t much need for doormen during the virus. Shane Morris, who is ...
To The Devil You did try. Perhaps you’ll get out of Hell by and by. They say you rule the world, the Earth, ...
Spirit of the River Book- Watch our talk with Declan Murphy
*** UPDATE** * The Heritage office hosted a lunchtime zoom talk with Declan on Wed 7th July 1-2 pm. Watch ...
Spring into Heritage Bucket List
Here it is! Your Spring into Heritage Bucket list, 30 ways to enjoy and celebrate our fabulous Wicklow heritage within ...
Spring into Nature - February Garden Wildlife Talks
Spending time in nature is good for us and good for our biodiversity. As the year unfolds, it is a ...
Stonecutting in the Aughrim area
The recent clearing by Coillte of a forestry plantation at Macreddin East near Aughrim revealed a long stretch of stone ...
Surplus People: Online talk by Jim Rees on the Fitzwilliams & the Coolattin Clearances
Jim Rees’ fascinating and informative talk on the Fitzwilliam Estate and the assisted emigration to Canada given to tenants during ...
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The Dargle Lovers: A Ghost Story
Ghost stories are part of the fabric of our towns and villages and form a fundamental part of the local ...
The Egg Chair
I would like to tell you a story about an Egg Chair, but first I must go back to the ...
The Ghost of Glendalough
The ghost who loved St. Kevin This is the very old story of the ghost of a women in red, thought ...
The Grants of Ballykillageer Lr, Ballintemple
The Grant Family Tree at Ballykillageer Lr, Ballintemple I have traced my mothers family to Ballykillageer Hs in Ballintemple but could ...
The jewels at our feet
The restrictions since mid March have been an eye opener into another world for so many of us. Like others ...