Myles Buchanan is a senior reporter for the Wicklow People, where he has worked since 2003. He covers all aspects of the local news landscape, including Wicklow County Council and Wicklow Municipal District meetings. He is a resident of Wicklow town, and prior to his current role, he covered news in the midlands area, specifically Co Westmeath and Offaly. He has a degree in journalism and media studies.
MEMBERS of the public are being urged to keep their dogs on a lead when visiting Travelahawk Beach for fear they could attack and kill a baby seal that was born on the beach and is still being looked after by its mother there.
Senator Pat Casey has praised the Help to Buy Scheme (HTB) as making a real difference to the 1,354 families in Wicklow who have successfully availed of the scheme to allow them seeking to purchase or build their first home.
Journalist and broadcaster Charlie Bird was conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow by Wicklow County Council on Monday in recognition of his work and outstanding achievements in the field of broadcasting and journalism and more recently in his campaigning and raising funds for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta House.
WILLIE McCoy’s XL Laragh was among an elite group of retailers from around the country who have been honoured for their outstanding commitment to their local communities at the annual XL Retailer Awards celebration, held in The Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone recently.
HIQA carried out inspections of foster care services in Dublin South East/Wicklow in May of this year and of the eight standards assessed, three were moderate non-compliant, four were substantially compliant, and one was compliant.
THE Countrywide Hillwalkers Association was formed just after the War of Independence in 1922, and 100 years later over 80 hillwalkers gathered in the Wicklow Heather restaurant in Laragh on Tuesday to celebrate the anniversary.
A new scheme announced by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, will see Wicklow County council make available serviced sites in towns and villages at discounted rates for individual purchasers who want to build their own home.
LOCAL Enterprise Office Wicklow will run a ten week course programme to assist participants in assessing the viability of business ideas and in understanding the essential elements required to start up and run their own businesses.
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