What to do in Wicklow this Bank-Holiday weekend

There is plenty of entertainment on offer this Bank-Holiday weekend in the garden county.


Arklow RNLI Maritime Festival

The Arklow RNLI Maritme Festival will kick off on Friday, with the blessing of the boats on Sunday. One of the highlights of the weekend will be the visit of the LE Orla.

To keep up to date with all events visit the Arklow RNLI Maritime Facebook page


Glendalough Dog Show and Car Boot Sale

The Annual dog show in aid of Wicklow Animal Welfare will be held at the Brockagh Centre in Laragh, registration is at 1.30pm with show starting at 2pm.

A big raffle on the day with plenty of car boot stalls to buy your bargains at. Contact Michelle on 0404 45600 to book a stall.

Tinahely-show-1Tinahely Show

The 82nd Tinahely show will take place on on the Bank Holiday Monday for all details and to purchase tickets visit Tinahely Show.ie

Roundwood Festival

The Roudwood Festival

The Roundwood festival kicked off on Wednesday and will continue until Sunday night. Unfortunately the popular Soap Box Derby has been cancelled. All details of activities are featured above.

wicklow regatta

Wicklow Regatta

The 139th Wicklow Regatta is well underway and will continue until Monday for the latest details on all events visit the Wicklow Regatta Facebook page

Garda Notice

Gardai are warning visitors to the county not to leave valuables in vehicles while unattended.

Weather outlook

Mainly dry Friday night with clear spells and lowest temperatures 10 to 13 degrees.

Saturday: Another mainly dry day with sunny spells but scattered showers will occur also. A fresh day with highest temperatures 15 to 18 degrees in moderate westerly winds. Rather cool for the time of year with lowest temperatures 7 to 11 degrees with light winds and clear skies. Cloud will increase in western areas by dawn with some rain developing here.

Sunday: A dry morning in the east and southeast with sunny spells otherwise cloudy with scattered outbreaks of rain, heavy and persistent at times especially in the southwest, west and northwest. Rather cool with temperatures in the mid-teens in fresh southwesterly winds. The rain will clear eastwards Sunday night and the winds will veer westerly and ease.

The further outlook is for heavy showers on Monday to die out with mainly dry, milder weather following for Tuesday and Wednesday.







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