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News Ireland » Wicklow: Wicklow woman reaches halfway point in charity 'lap of the map' run

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A Wicklow woman has reached the halfway mark in her bid to run around the entire island of Ireland. Arklow native Mary Hickey is doing a "lap of the map" in aid of the RNLI. She has reached Galway and will head off for Kinvara tomorrow. Over €15,000 of ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Wicklow power on!

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Wicklow RFC's first team travelled to Kilcock to take on a powerful North Kildare side in a tricky away tie in the second round of the Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup on Sunday last. North Kildare had caused the biggest upset in the first round when ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Best-selling Irish author reveals she is dying

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

"The time that I knew was borrowed must be given back soon, so it seems," the author, who lives in Bray, Co Wicklow, posted on her website. "The conversation I never wanted to have has been said. Read More: Bucket list trip to Ireland for cancer-stricken ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Wicklow woman, 65, is running 3,000km along the full coastline of Ireland in aid of the RNLI

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

MARY Hickey Nolan will be eligible for the bus pass this year — but she is running a 3,000km lap of the country instead. The 65-year-old is the only woman to have completed all 37 Dublin Marathons and is now doing the full coastal outline of Ireland.

News Ireland » Wicklow: The Irish Expats Flying Home to Vote Against Ireland's Abortion Ban

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Sarah Ni Mhairtin, 25, grew up in the town of Bray in County Wicklow, Ireland and currently resides in Belgium. “I’ve known for years that this matter would eventually come to a referendum and that wherever I was in the world I’d be there to vote ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Issue 120 of Century Ireland 1918

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The threatened closure of the Kynoch factory in Arklow, Co. Wicklow which employs 3,500 men has been averted ... by the Central Powers since reaching an armistice with Russia. Ireland has been infected by the ‘anarchy of Bolsheivism’, the Irish Times ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: A new €90 million expansion plan for Ireland's Ashford Studios

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

A revolutionary expansion plan for Ashford Studios, located in County Wicklow, Ireland, has recently been proposed by Joe and Shelley O'Connell. The complex has been home to the Irish-Canadian TV series Vikings for the last four years and aims to become ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Football League: Unbeaten Antrim held by Wicklow in Division Four

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Antrim remain unbeaten in Football League Division Four after being held to a 0-12 to 0-12 draw by Wicklow at Corrigan Park on Sunday. The pitch passed a late inspection after a flurry of snow, and the crowd were treated to an end-to-end game. Paddy ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Rural Ireland is partly to blame for its slow broadband

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

I fall into that category myself, having moved a few years ago from some of the State’s fastest speeds in Dublin (thanks to living in an inner city area that benefitted from early grants and trial rollouts) to a Dublin/Wicklow border network that crawled ...

News Ireland » Wicklow: Unbeaten Antrim host Wicklow in Corrigan Park showdown

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Assistant-manager Brendan Trainor is optimistic that the St Gall’s All-Ireland winner will recover in time for ... Gearoid Adams and Frank Fitzsimmons at the end of last season and Wicklow also had a management change with former Roscommon bainisteoir ...