Commuter Survey

Wicklow County Council are inviting members of the public to fill in a short survey detailing their daily commute. If you are thinking of moving to Wicklow, feel free to complete this survey; there is an option to be informed of the results, which may surprise you if you are currently commuting within the Dublin … Continued

The Mortgage Market

Starting the process of a mortgage application can seem a little daunting but once you know the basics it’s really not that onerous. Here are a few tips to help you along the way: Step One: Establish How Much You Can Borrow. Under Central Bank rules, you can borrow up to 3.5 times your combined … Continued

Waverley Meadow – Broomhall Estates

Catherine O’Reilly met with John White, the foreman of the newest development in Rathnew, Co.Wicklow – Waverley Meadow. Catherine and John discuss the A Rated homes in this development and what you can expect if you think Waverley Meadow is the place for you! For any queries on this wonderful development, please do not hesitate … Continued

Budding Photographers in Wicklow

Huge thank you to everyone who sent in photos for our Facebook page. Take a look at some of the wonderful photos we have received over the last few weeks from budding photographers to showcase what it is like to live in County Wicklow. Make sure to keep an eye out to see if we … Continued

Enterprising Towns Awards

  Congratulations to Wicklow Town which has been  chosen to represent County Wicklow in the Enterprising Towns Awards in the 10,001+ population category. Bank of Ireland’s Enterprising Town Awards have been set up to maximize business, tourism and social potential of the area. Catherine O’Reilly, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce, who have just … Continued

Two gold medals!

We would like to extend our congratulations to these two Wicklow stars who did a fantastic job at the 2018 European Junior Lifesaving Championships this week. It was exciting enough that this event was hosted in Ireland, but to add to this two Wicklow natives Amy O’Brien and Emma Kristiansen brought back a gold medal … Continued

Walking in the Garden County

We all know Wicklow is famous for it’s beautiful scenery, known as it is as the “Garden County”. With numerous opportunities for walking, whether along the rugged cliffs, in the shelter of the forest or along the beautiful coastline, visitors are continually drawn to the natural beauty of this area. Part of one of our … Continued

Look out for ghosts in Wicklow town!

If ghosts are your thing, check out Celebrity Ghost Hunt: Haunted Holiday which starts next Sunday at 10pm on Channel 5.  Our very own Wicklow Gaol features, complete with exploding lamp!   Celebrity ghost hunters terrified as they investigate Wicklow Gaol

Property supply has increased.

According to a recent report in the Irish Times, while there are only half the number of houses on the market in Ireland now than there were in 2010, Dublin’s commuter counties, including Wicklow recorded supply increases. So not only does County Wicklow represent excellent value compared with Dublin (where the average house price is … Continued

“Number of homes for sale half of 2010 level”

Sherry FitzGerald’s chief economist Marian Finnegan is quoted in a recent report in the Irish Times. While there are only half the number of houses on the market in Ireland now than there were in 2010, the article goes on to say that Dublin’s commuter counties, including Wicklow recorded supply increases. So not only does … Continued