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  County Wicklow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
County Wicklow (Contae Chill Mhantáin in Irish) is a county on the east coast of Ireland, immediately south of Dublin.
The county is bordered by the Irish Sea and the counties of Carlow, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Kildare, South Dublin and Wexford.
County Wicklow is sometimes known as 'the last county' as it was the last of the original counties to be established - in 1606 from land previously part of County Dublin.
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 wicklow - County Wicklow in Ireland - Guide and
County Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland, is nestled on the east coast.
Agriculture in County Wicklow comprises cereals, dairy on the lower land and sheep rearing in the mountains and hills.
The mountainous centre of Wicklow is served by a series of rural roads connecting all the highland towns to the coast.
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 County Wicklow is referred to as the Garden County of Ireland and all the information you need on Wicklow can be found ...
Wicklow Information About Wicklow Wicklow Town is the administrative centre of County Wicklow, situated on the east coast of the County at the mouth of the Vartry river.
Wicklow is located 30 miles (50kms) south of Dublin, in the southern Hinterland of the Greater Dublin Area and one mile off the National Primary Route N11, on the east coast railway line.
The Local Economy Wicklow is a County Town and hosts the headquarters of Wicklow County Council in addition to the offices of Wicklow Urban District Council.
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 Wicklow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wicklow (Cill Mhantáin in Irish) is the county town of County Wicklow in Ireland.
The surrounding County of Wicklow is rich in bronze age monuments.
At Fitzwilliam Square in the centre of Wicklow town is an obelisk commemorating the career of Captain Robert Halpin, commander of the telegraph cable ship Great Eastern who was born in Wicklow in 1836, and arguably the most important mariner in global 19th century maritime history.
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 County Wicklow (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wicklow (''Cill Mhantáin'' in Irish) is a county on the east coast of Ireland, immediately south of Dublin.
Wicklow County Crest County Wicklow is sometimes known as the last county as it was the last of the original counties to be established - in 1605 from land previously part of County Dublin.
A Military Road was built through County Wicklow to provide the British army with quick access to the hotbed of Irish rebellion that remained in existence in the Wicklow Mountains right into the 19th century.
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 Wicklow County Enterprise Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wicklow County Enterprise Board promotes the development of small and micro enterprises in County Wicklow by focusing on the creation of enterprise awareness, providing management training and mentoring services for small business and by providing a range of financial incentives.
Wicklow County Enterprise Board is one of 35 Enterprise Boards established by the Government under the Operational Programme for Local Urban and Rural Development 1994 to 1999.
The remit of Wicklow County Enterprise Board is to develop indigenous enterprise potential and to stimulate economic activity at local level.
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 Caravan and Camping Parks in County Wicklow Ireland
The Wicklow Mountains are a must and they have been made into a National Park — the views are impressive and well worth a drive to, or even around if you want to stay in your vehicle and not enjoy a walk.
Wicklow has its share of waterfalls and lakes so it is ideal for fishing, walking, boating and cycling.
The village of Shillelagh is in County Wicklow.
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County Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland, is in the eastern Republic of Ireland, bounded on the north by county Dublin, on the east by the Irish Sea, on the south by county Wexford and on the west by county's Carlow and Kildare.
The dominant feature of the terrain is the Wicklow Mountains and their foothills: the highest summit is Lugnaquillia (926 m/3039 ft).
The county's interesting ruins and many deep glens, especially Glendalough, are noted for their beauty and attract many tourists.
www.ebookireland.com /wicklow.htm   (1103 words)

  
 County Wicklow : Introduction | Frommers.com
Wicklow's northernmost border is just a dozen or so miles south of central Dublin, making it one of the easiest day trips.
Beyond Greystones, a raised granite ridge runs through the county, peaking at two of the highest mountain passes in Ireland -- the Sally Gap and the Wicklow Gap -- and the scenery is dramatic (although the roads are safe, modern, and smooth).
Just over the border of County Wicklow lies little County Carlow, one of Ireland's smallest counties, bordered by the scenic Blackstairs Mountains to the east, and the fertile limestone land of the Barrow Valley and the Killeshin Hills to the west.
www.frommers.com /destinations/countywicklow/1023010001.html   (390 words)

  
 Parish of Ashford & Glenealy,Roman Catholic Church County Wicklow William Farrell Parish priest
County Wicklow, known as The Garden of Ireland, boasts an outstanding landscape comprising contrasting mountains, valleys, lakes and coastline.
The Wicklow Mountains are home to several major sights such as the monastic complex of Glendalough and the magnificent gardens of Powerscourt Demesne at Enniskerry and not forgetting the spectacular Mount Usher Gardens here in Ashford.
Wicklow town, capital of the county, stands on the lower slopes of Ballyguile Hill, overlooking a wide bay fringed by a crescent curve of coast.
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 County Kildare travel guide - Wikitravel
County Kildare is in the the province of Leinster in the Republic of Ireland.
It is south of Dublin and also borders County Wicklow and County Laois as well as County Meath.
Kildare is known as "the shortgrass county", revealing its fame for sheep farming in the plains to the south.
wikitravel.org /en/County_Kildare   (172 words)

  
 Hotels, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses, Farmhouses and Self Catering Accommodation in Wicklow Ireland
Situated just south of Dublin, County Wicklow is dominated by a great mass of domed granite mountains, penetrated by deep glens and wooded valleys.
The most beautiful parts of Wicklow can be found within a broad north-south swade running down the centre of the mountains.
Wicklow's mountains were molded and shaped during the Ice Age, resulting in the smooth peaks that we see today.
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 Wicklow Property - MyHome.ie – Properties for sale in county Wicklow.
County Wicklow is enjoying a new lease of life.
The boom in Wicklow property prices has further fuelled the market where a new breed of apartments and town houses are tastefully springing up across the county.
MyHome.ie is the leading destination for property in Wicklow county.
www.myhome.ie /wicklow-property.asp   (403 words)

  
 Total Ireland - Wicklow
Central Wicklow is a mass of domed granite mountains, penetrated by deep glens and wooded valleys; it contains some of the finest scenery in Ireland.
The county's interesting ruins and many deep glens, which are noted for their beauty, attract many tourists.
Wicklow was organized as a county in 1606.
www.totalireland.com /wicklow   (355 words)

  
 Wicklow Way Walking Trail(E8). County Wicklow, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
One of the most spectacular of these is in county Wicklow, just south of Dublin, which despite its proximity to the capital contains many kilometres of wonderfully unspoilt mountain trails of which The Wicklow Way is the best known.
The Wicklow Way begins in Dublin's southern suburb of Rathfarnham and travels in a south-south-westerly direction across the Dublin and Wicklow uplands, then through the rolling hill country of southwest County Wicklow to finish in the small, County Carlow village of Clonegal 132 kilometres later.
En route the Wicklow Way passes mountain lakes, ruined buildings -stark reminders of previous widespread human habitation- occasional memorials to historic events of past centuries and extensive remains of the early Christian monastic settlement in the beautiful Glendalough valley.
www.wicklowway.com   (336 words)

  
 Ireland Travel Guide: County Wicklow
The largest town is Bray, the county capital is Wicklow Town, and its other main towns include Arklow and Greystones.
The most memorable approach to it is from the west, decending from the Wicklow Gap, 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Enniskerry.
The towering peaks of the Wicklow Mountains, covered in forests, are reflected in the two lakes that give the valley its name – “the glen of two lakes.” It really is a beautiful and special place.
www.authenticireland.com /holiday/travel_guide/wicklow.htm   (1283 words)

  
 County Wicklow Adventure Travel - County-Wicklow Travel Guide
One accessible, charming gateway to County Wicklow is the small harbor town of Greystones, which you may not want to tell your friends back home about for fear of spoiling the secret.
In the southernmost corner of Wicklow, the mountains become hills and share with the villages they shelter an unassuming beauty, a sleepy tranquillity that can be a welcome respite from the bustle of Wicklow's main tourist attractions.
Carlow, one of Ireland's smallest counties, is bordered by the scenic Blackstairs Mountains to the east.
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 Sports in County Wicklow
New Wicklow hurling manager John Mitchell, certainly does not regard taking on the job as being a poisoned chalice but rather as a job of work to be done and he cannot wait to get started on inter-county action.
Wicklow GAA officials have postponed their intermediate hurling semi-final replay indefinitely after setting up a special investigation to try to discipline those involved in the frightening post-match fracas that marred the drawn game.
The Wicklow County Board are to launch an investigation into an incident during the county IHC semi final between Glenealy and St Patrick’s after a photographer was alleged assaulted.
www.wicklowtoday.com /sports/index.htm   (1265 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on County Wicklow at Epinions.com
All the natural scenic treasures of this largely rural area have earned the county the moniker "The Garden of Ireland." Within easy reach of Dublin, this area is a popular weekend escape for the city's residents.
Though the county gets just as much rain as any other part of the island, the landscape in early spring is far more brown than one would expect.
County Wicklow boasts an impressive number of natural attractions, most notably the Wicklow Mountains, which provide excellent trails for walking or hiking enthusiasts.
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 County Wicklow: Ireland Accommodation: Ireland-Ac.com
County Wicklow is situated on the east coast of Ireland and shares its border with counties Dublin, Carlow and Wexford.
County Wicklow is perhaps most famous for the Wicklow Mountains which rise to a height of 3,039 feet at the Lugnaquillia summit.
County Wicklow is easy to get to from Dublin's international airport and is within easy driving distance of Dublin's ports making travelling by car from the UK easy.
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 Wicklow Ireland tourism - hotels, bed and breakfast,car rentals Wicklow, county maps...
Known as the "Garden of Ireland", County Wicklow lies a mere 16 km from Wicklow and is blessed with beautiful scenery, a spectacular coastline and some of Ireland’s best-preserved early Christian remains.
Take a walk through the Wicklow mountains - with their domed granite heights, deep glens and wooded valleys, you'll see some of the finest countryside in Ireland.
Bray is the principal town in County Wicklow, with a nice promenade leading to the foot of Bray Head.
www.countywicklow.com   (270 words)

  
 County Wicklow, Ireland, From Ireland web site, ©Jane Lyons
Some cover only Wicklow, while others take in parts of the surrounding counties or are districts whose main town is in another county and which covers only part of Co. Wicklow.
The centre for any registration district was a town in a county and the area taken in by the Poor Law Union related to that town.
R.C. Archdiocese of Dublin, 1846 - County - Priests and Parishes
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 Wicklow Accommodation-Wicklow Map-Accommodation Wicklow Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
County Wicklow, just south of Dublin, is known as the 'Garden of Ireland'.
The Wicklow Mountains are home to several major sights such as the monastic complex of Glendalough and the magnificent gardens of Powerscourt.
Two of the county's main resorts, Arklow and Bray, are located in the east of the county.
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 County Wicklow : Active Pursuits : Hiking | Frommers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Loved by hikers and ramblers for its peace, isolation, and sheer beauty, the Wicklow Way is a 132km (82-mile) signposted walking path that follows forest trails, sheep paths, and country roads from the suburbs south of Dublin, up into the Wicklow Mountains, and down through country farmland to Clonegal, where the path ends.
The most spectacular places to walk in Wicklow are in the north and central parts of the county, and it is traversed by the Wicklow Way and numerous short trails.
Not as rugged as the terrain in central Wicklow, the gentle hills roll through delightful glens.
www.frommers.com /destinations/countywicklow/1023020088.html   (510 words)

  
 Wicklow - The Garden of Ireland
Wicklow County Council Library Service is committed to providing a service based on
A mobile library for County Wicklow will on the road by May, 2004.
Wicklow County Council is one of six local authorities that contributed more than 3 per cent
www.wicklow.ie /LIBRARIES/librariesindex.htm   (484 words)

  
 Wicklow self catering cottages in Wicklow Ireland.
The county of Wicklow, just south of Dublin, has great variety of scenery within its boarders.
The county's interesting ruins and deep glens are noted for their beauty and attract many tourists.
Round Towers are unique Christian architectural features in Ireland, and at Glendelough in County Wicklow near St. Kevin's Church is one of Irelands most breathtaking Round Towers.
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