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Restrictions are eased in some areas

The first phase of lifting lockdown restrictions started on Monday with the reopening of a number of outdoor public amenities and tourism sites.

Wicklow County Council reopened a number of car parks following discussions with An Garda Siochana, OPW, Coillte and the National Parks and Wildlife service. 

However, members of the public are being urged to adhere to the current 5km national restriction on public movement which will be enforced by An Garda Siochana.

Parking restrictions continue to remain at a number of locations around the county and recreational and other facilities such as playgrounds, outdoor gyms and public toilets remain closed until further notice.

The Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk as well as the Beach Cliff Walk to Wicklow Head also remain closed.

Public car parks which reopened on Monday include South Beach car park, Mill Road, Greystones; Park and Ride, Woodlands Avenue, Greystones; Trafalgar Road, car park, Greystones; La Touche Road car park, Greystones; Harbour/Marina public car park, Greystones; Bray Head car park; Brittas Bay car parks north and south, Sugar Loaf car park, Seaview Avenue car park, Arklow; South Beach car park, Arklow; The Cove car park, Arklow; Knockieran and Baltyboys car parks, Blessington; Bray Harbour.

Parking restrictions are in place at Bellevue Hill, at Kindlestown Woods entrance, Greystones; Sea Road, Kilcoole, at Kilcoole train station; Sea Road, Newcastle, at the beach railway level crossing access; Magheramore Beach, Wicklow town;  Sallygap, the Strand Road, Bray.

Members of the public are being urged to adhere to the current 5km national restriction on public movement which will be enforced by An Garda Siochana.

Wicklow County Council also wishes to advise members of the public to please conserve water where possible over the weekend. Irish Water and Wicklow County Council are asking the public, both householders and businesses, to help in maintaining vital water and wastewater services by conserving water, where possible.

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