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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Wicklow

30th November 2023
Man and woman, both 40s, arrested over shop robbery in Dun Laoghaire last week
Staff were threated with a knife before a sum of cash was taken during the course of the incident.
Last month
November 2023
Man in his 60 dies following workplace accident in Co Wicklow
Gardaí received report of a fatal workplace incident at a premises in Tinahely, Co Wicklow at around 6:10pm.
Man who posed as teen girl online to coerce over 60 children to send nude pictures is jailed
He was jailed for a sentence of five years, after facing 142 counts of the sexual exploitation of a child.
Man in his 30s dies following two-vehicle collision in Co Wicklow this morning
The fatal collision, involving a motorcycle and a van, occurred this morning at Corballis Upper, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow.
This year
Man got over 60 young children to send him naked photos by posing as a teenage girl on Facebook
The 26-year-old man faced 190 charges.
Man dead after his vehicle collided with parked car
The parked car was unoccupied at the time.
Witnesses describe moment boxing coach Pete Taylor charged at gunman who opened fire on gym
Both witnesses claimed Pete Taylor charged at the gunman after he entered the boxing club.
Taoiseach ‘saddened’ FG councillors voted against leasing site for modular homes for Ukrainians
Varadkar said no sanction would be imposed on the Wicklow Fine Gael councillors who voted against the motion.
‘When does the increase stop?’: Simon Harris says TD numbers shouldn’t increase 'ad nauseam'
‘We owe it to the Irish people to actually have an informed discussion; how many national legislators does Ireland need?’
Man killed and another hospitalised after single vehicle crash in Rathdrum, Co Wicklow
The driver of the car has been taken to hospital for treatment for injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.
Teen arrested after woman seriously injured in assault at Greystones residence
The woman (40s) was rushed to St Vincent’s Hospital to be treated for her injuries.
Motorcyclist (40s) dies after collision in Wicklow
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Poll: Should parents withhold smartphones from primary school-aged children?
Have your say.
Wicklow council refuses planning permission for €40m boutique resort at Magheramore Beach
The Council refused planning permission on seven separate grounds.
Two men arrested following multiple robberies in Dublin and Wicklow
No injuries were reported.
Two male youths arrested in connection with theft of multiple cars in Wicklow
They have since been released.
Down heap more pain on Donegal as they advance to Ulster semi-final
Louth and Kildare make progress in Leinster.
350 people apply for 94 cost rental apartments in Co Wicklow in just a few hours
The applicants will be entered into a lottery, which will be run by an external agency.
Two arrested and €27,000 worth of drugs seized during raids in Co Wicklow
During the operation two residential properties were searched in Wicklow Town and Greystones along with an industrial unit in Delgany.
Ice warning in place for 15 counties as temperatures to drop to -5 degrees tonight
Ahead of an expected thaw tomorrow, the RSA is advising road users to remain vigilant on the roads.
Two men convicted and fined for using scrambler bikes in protected area of Wicklow Mountains
The court heard the men travelled an estimated 7km across protected habitat, causing damage to the vulnerable blanket bog habitat.
Wicklow finish strong to stun Leitrim, Sligo and Carlow pick up wins
A round-up of the weekend’s Allianz Football League Division 4 action.
Man who sexually abused his sister during childhood sentenced to eight years
As a child she had attempted to tell her parents what was happening to her but was disbelieved, the court heard.
Man receives six-year sentence for burglary at home of blues singer Mary Coughlan
The judge noted that Coughlan was ‘fortunate to be with two able-bodied men’ when she interrupted the burglary at her home.
Cavan and Offaly continue winning ways; McEntee's Sligo overcome McConville's Wicklow
In Division 4, Leitrim and Laois lead the way with two wins from two.
Man arrested over murder of Paul 'Frank' Byrne whose skeletal remains were found in 2010
Byrne (20) was last seen on 15 July 2009 at Kilmartin Green, Tallaght in Dublin.
Man arrested and €100,000 of cocaine seized by Gardaí in Arklow yesterday
A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Rathmines Garda Station.
O'Gara shoots 1-4 as Dublin claim early O'Byrne Cup victory over Wicklow
Baltinglass hosted tonight’s clash.
Last year
Woman (60s) killed in two-car collision in Wicklow late last night
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Greystones
One woman in her 40s was injured during the burglary.
Wicklow Rugby Club lift first national trophy after famous AIL Conference final win
Naoise O’Reilly’s nimbly-taken try on the hour-mark guided Wicklow to glory against Galwegians yesterday.
Defrocked priest due to be sentenced next month for raping a child in a Wicklow parish
Denis Nolan was the curate in Rathnew from 1988 to 2012, having been ordained in 1979.
Suspected arson attack overnight at home in Co Wicklow
The attack occurred in a housing estate on the edge of Blessington.
'No impact on the grid' after wind turbine catches fire during lightning storm off Wicklow coast
A vessel reported seeing a wind turbine on fire at around 12 noon yesterday.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to aggravated burglary in Arklow
A number of men forced their way into a property in the Wicklow village.
Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste
Irish Water conducted tests of the drinking water in the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin City and North and East Wicklow areas.
Wicklow landowners fined €1,000 each for setting gorse on fire out of season
Burning living vegetation during the closed season is an offence under Section 40 of the Wildlife Acts 1976-2018.
Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow
The utility company said the water is safe to drink.
Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow
He is only the third receipient of the honour, after Daniel Day-Lewis and Katie Taylor.
Irish Rail customers face 'significant disruption' this weekend due to engineering works
It will see lines closed between Portarlington and Limerick Junction, and Dun Laoghaire and Wicklow.