Glendalough

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Sé O Hanlon, 78 from Glasnevin, Dublin going out on his bike following the lockdown restrictions, pictured with his neighbour Jim Clinton. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Throughout his 78 years, Sé O Hanlon has done a lot. He has raced road bikes, climbed mountains in two continents and until recently went rock climbin(...)

Wicklow fire crews  were joined on Thursday by an Air Corps helicopter from Baldonnel Aerodrome and a private helicopter which dropped water on the flames.  Photograph: Irish Air Corps

Sixteen square kilometres of scrubland in the Wicklow Mountains have been destroyed by wildfires started deliberately. The fires were started, it is(...)

Wicklow town. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What’s so good about it? Now that Dublin’s commuter belt has expanded its parameters, house-hunters are moving even farther from the city centre in s(...)

People walking at Sally Gap in Co Wicklow at the weekend. Photograph:   Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A senior mountaineer has criticised thousands of people who flocked to public places ignoring health advice on social distancing as “selfish and irres(...)

Walking the pier at Howth on Sunday with most people observing life-saving social distance. Photograph: Alan Betson

Large groups of people gathered at beaches, mountains and walking routes around the country on Sunday afternoon despite social distancing concerns and(...)

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has raised concerns that people out walking in parks and elsewhere outdoors are failing to maintain advised social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has raised concerns that people out walking in parks and elsewhere outdoors are failing to maintain advised so(...)

St Declan’s Way.

Until recently, few modern day pilgrims considered Ireland’s sacred trails an alternative to the hugely popular Spanish Camino, so traditionally,(...)

Hitching a ride: female goosander, carrying ducklings on her back, on Lough Dan. Photograph courtesy of Fran Byrne.

If you are not too averse to rising early, the hour before sunrise is a special time. On the slopes above the upper lake in Glendalough, Co Wicklow, i(...)

Men survery the scene of the dig at the Emmet family plot in St Peter’s Chruch in Dublin in 1903. Photograph: Representative Church Body Library/Colin O’Riordan

The disappearance of the body of Robert Emmet is one of the great mysteries of Irish history. Emmet was tried and then hanged for instigating the ill(...)

Robert Carter, who worked as a teenager in the last active Wicklow lead mines, at Glendasan, heads a guided tour of the Miners’ Trail in Glendalough. Photograph: Joe Haughton

The great glens at the heart of the Wicklow mountains are drenched in associations with natural wilderness and distant, often romanticised, historical(...)

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