Tag Archives: wicklow

WICKLOW WARNING.

The Sally Gap is IMPASSABLE, DO NOT ATTEMPT to use it right now. There has been heavy accumulation of Snow overnight. Best to AVOID all High Mountain Pass Roads for now. We took a quick trip up to the Sally Gap today to see what all the fuss was about.  There were lots and lots [...]

WACKO ON THE JACKO

REGISTRATION FEE OF €25.00 IS PAYABLE ON THE DAY BUT YOU MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED  THE WACKO ON THE JACKO IS BACK FOR 2013, ON THE LEGENDARY JACKSON FALLS, AVONMORE RIVER, CO. WICKLOW. IT WILL BE HELD ON SAT & SUN 9TH AND 10TH OF MARCH. CHECK OUT MORE DETAILS IN RACE INFO SECTION. IMPORTANT NOTICE: ALL [...]

WANTED: Mountain Rescuers!

ould you like to offer your Time and Skills to be a Team Player in a Voluntary Mountain Rescue Service This is a fantastic opportunity to join either one of the busiest rescue teams in the country, both the teams operate in the Wicklow area and are on call 24 hours a day 7 days [...]

Mountaineering Ireland Photography Competition

As part of Mountaineering Ireland’s hillwalking guidebook project, they are offering €1,000 in cash prizes in this photography competition to help source photographs of all the peaks identified for inclusion in this publication. First Prize – €200 Runner Up (6) – €100 Next Best Photos (8)- €25   All entries (of the mountains listed below) will [...]

Mountain Rescue Teams Find Missing Person With Smart Phone App

Mountain Rescue Team Find Missing Person With Smart Phone App On Sunday 8th January 2012 at approximately 18.00hrs, Mountain Rescue in Wicklow received their second call-out of the day, this time for a long-distance runner who was reported as missing in Wicklow. The Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and The Glen of Imaal Mountain [...]

Bottlenose Dolphins Set Up Residence in Irish Sea

New evidence has emerged hinting the residence of a Bottlenose Dolphin pod (3 dolphins) along the Dublin and Wicklow coast.  The evidence comes from the over 200 validated sightings of the pod in the past year within a 21 mile (33km) range between Wicklow Town and Dalkey Island. The sightings, validated by the Irish Whale [...]