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…

Brockagh Resource Centre

Name: Brockagh Resource Centre Address: Laragh, Co. Wicklow Profile: The Glendalough & District Development Association Ltd. (G&DDA Ltd.) established the Brockagh Resource Centre in 2001 with the intention of co-coordinating efforts within the Laragh/Glendalough area to develop the area in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the whole community. This centre was part funded by County…

Glen on Imaal Mountain Rescue

Name:Glen on Imaal Address: Laragh, Co. Wicklow The mountains dominate the landscape of County Wicklow are an exceptional recreational amenity for local people, national and international visitors. County Wicklow Partnerhsip (CWP) have developed an outdoor recreation strategy for the county in conjunction with other stakeholders and have supported the development of many walking and activity…