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National Heritage Week

Celebrate National Heritage Week 2014 in County Wicklow – 23rd to 31st August. Click on the event guide to plan your visits and visit www.heritageweek.ie for more details.

Online Community Heritage Archive for County Wicklow

County Wicklow has joined the Irish Community Archive Network (ICAN) with the development of www.countywicklowheritage.org. This online archive has been set up as an action of the County Wicklow Heritage Plan to provide a facility for anybody with an interest in the natural, built or cultural heritage of Wicklow to upload their stories, photos or articles.

Wicklow Villages - A Historic Guide

Wicklow Villages - A Historic Guide, a new publication from the Heritage Office of Wicklow County Council is available for purchase from Wicklow County Council, price €4.50. Written by Pat Dargan, the book charts the historical development of Villages in County Wicklow, highlighting aspects of the built and natural heritage that contribute most positively to their character.

Copies available from County Buildings Wicklow Town or posted by request. E mail dburns@wicklowcoco.ie, please include an additional €1.00 to cover cost of post.

County Wicklow Biodiversity Action Plan 2010-2015

The first Biodiversity Plan for county Wicklow was adopted by the members of Wicklow County Council in December 2010 and sets out a strategy for increasing our understanding and appreciation of biodiversity in the county along with measures for enhancing the protection of this valuable resource.

Heritage Plan

Wicklow County Council adopted the second five year Heritage Plan for County Wicklow on 7th September 2009