County Wicklow

It is named after the town of Wicklow, which derives from the Old Norse name Víkingaló, which means ‘Vikings’ Meadow’.
Motto: Meanma Saor ‘Free Spirits’.

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Wicklow

The German Military Cemetery, Glencree. County Wicklow

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134 bodies of the German Luftwaffe lie here This cemetery was originally a quarry owned by Lord Powerscourt to supply the nearby military barracks of Glencree. Although Ireland positioned itself neutral during the [...]

The German Military Cemetery, Glencree. County Wicklow2019-06-26T05:58:00+00:00

Humewood Castle, Kiltegan. County Wicklow 1872

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A fantasy castle, The Humes and A ground breaking court case Humewood Castle was built in 1872 and is located in Kiltegan. co.Wicklow. The Humes formerly lived in a fortified tower house built here [...]

Humewood Castle, Kiltegan. County Wicklow 18722019-06-26T15:04:17+00:00

Knocksink Bridge, Enniskerry. County Wicklow 1859

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Once the highest bridge in Ireland with a treasure trove of unique species below it Not many people are aware whilst driving into Enniskerry on the R117 that they passing over the Knocksink [...]

Knocksink Bridge, Enniskerry. County Wicklow 18592019-06-27T06:37:58+00:00

Derrybawn Bridge, Laragh. County Wicklow 1700

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One of the most photographed & painted bridges in Ireland The Derrybawn Bridge is located in Laragh in co.Wicklow. There has been a bridge at this location since 1700 however this ivy clad [...]

Derrybawn Bridge, Laragh. County Wicklow 17002019-06-27T13:39:01+00:00

Avondale House, Rathdrum. County Wicklow 1777

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The birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell Avondale House is located near the village of Rathdrum in county Wicklow. This was the birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846 -1891) one [...]

Avondale House, Rathdrum. County Wicklow 17772019-06-27T16:23:50+00:00

Powerscourt House & Estate, Enniskerry. County Wicklow 1741

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One of Ireland's most beautiful mansions & voted no.3 best gardens in the World Powerscourt House was built in 1741 and is located on the Powercourt Estate in Enniskerry, co.Wicklow. It was designed [...]

Powerscourt House & Estate, Enniskerry. County Wicklow 17412019-06-29T06:17:49+00:00