Seminars

Throughtout the year we run a number of seminars on aspects of helping and developing projects in the County. This page is dedicated to providing information on them. What: Heritage Development & Funding Seminar When: Thursday 29th November, 10am – 2:00pm Where: Brooklodge Hotel Download the flyer here

Tús Programme

The Tús initiative is a community work placement scheme providing short-term working opportunities for unemployed people. All the work carried out by participants in the Tús scheme must benefit the community. The types of project eligible for the scheme may include: Energy conservation work in homes and community buildings Social care of all age groups…

Walks Scheme / Outdoor Recreation

Rural Recreation Programme Introduction County Wicklow is fortunate to be one of the 12 areas in the country to have been allocated the services of a Rural Recreation Officer to support the expansion of outdoor recreational opportunities in County Wicklow for residents and tourists alike. The programme is funded by the Department of Rural and…

The Rural Social Scheme

The Rural Social Scheme (RSS) commenced in Co. Wicklow in April 2005. The county has an allocation of 20 places on the scheme (there are 2,600 nationally). The programme is run by the Department of Social Protection which contracts County Wicklow Partnership to deliver the programme locally. The 20 participants in the county currently work…

Wicklow Rural Transport

Introduction Wicklow Rural Transport was officially launched on the 31st of July 2003. The service provides bus routes which were designed to meet the needs of people in isolated rural areas of Co. Wicklow which allow people gain access to urban facilities such as national train and bus services, large shopping centres, leisure facilities, medical…

Woodenbridge Village Development Association

Name: Woodenbridge Village Development Association Address: Woodenbridge, Co. Wicklow Profile: Woodenbridge Village Development Association was supported by County Wicklow Partnership in 2012 for the development of a new amenity area at the start of the Sli na Slainte walk in Woodenbridge Village. Woodenbridge Village Development Association is a voluntary association which formed in April 2011…

Hidden Valley Holiday Park

Name: Hidden Valley Holiday Park Address: Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow Website: www.irelandholidaypark.com Profile: Hidden Valley Holiday Park was supported by County Wicklow Partnership in 2011 for the development of an adventure playground at their centre in Rathdrum. Hidden Valley offers self-catering cabins, camping facilities, camper’s kitchen, showers and toilets. In addition there are a host of on-site…