Co Wicklow

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Tomatoes ripening in an Irish glasshouse in late summer. Photograph:  Richard Johnston

Rework those summer pots: This month is an excellent time to give any tired-looking, drought-stricken summer containers a new lease of life so that th(...)

Among the beers on offer will be a new coconut and chocolate stout from the Wicklow Brewery

Madhatter, Bobblehead and Born in Bray summer ale are among the beers on offer at next weekend’s Brewha festival. This two-day celebration of Wicklow (...)

Joe Lovano: “This current scene is going to be behind us very soon. We have to stay strong and believe in the universe.” Photograph:  Jimmy Katz

You might say that Joe Lovano was born with a silver saxophone in his mouth. His father, Tony ‘Big T’ Lovano, was a respected amateur saxophonist in t(...)

Russborough House which is run by the Alfred Beit Foundation. The house is reopening to the public after major refurbishment. Photograph: Alan Betson

Russborough House in Blessington, Co Wicklow – one of Ireland’s grandest stately homes – has just reopened to the public for the 2018 season. During t(...)

Wilcklow Wolf’s Quincey Fennelly, Danish brewer Anders Kissmeyer and Wicklow Wolf brewer Pete Reynier.

Craft breweries can’t seem to get enough of each other – every other week there’s a new collaboration beer hitting the shelves. “There’s a bit of magi(...)

Eva Sutton had to leave her home of 54 years and has never returned after the September 2015 attack. Photograph: RTÉ News

Eva Sutton’s peace was shattered at 4.38am on the morning of September 10th, 2015, when two men kicked in the front door of her home – 38 Dublin Road (...)

Pilgrim walkers approaching Ballinagee Bridge on St Kevin's Way
A pilgrim’s walk in Wicklow

Valleymount, Co Wicklow, was a place I had never been to, but was aware of, since its appellation always struck me as an oxymoron. Then I discovered i(...)

Coolattin House near Shillelagh, Co Wicklow

Country house auctions always attract a crowd and Sheppard’s expects over 3,000 people at this week’s big bash in Coolattin House near Shillelagh, Co (...)

Pine Lodge is very private and cannot be seen from the road

If walls had ears and could recount events, Pine Lodge in Greystones, Co Wicklow would have some stories to tell. For several decades, this beautiful(...)

Russborough House, near Blessington in Co Wicklow, built  in 1741.

For a few decades in the second half of the 20th century, Russborough House near Blessington, Co Wicklow was an unlikely home to one of the world’s mo(...)

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