Free parking in Council owned car parks from Friday 2nd December 2016 up to Monday 2nd January 2017 inclusive. Free parking on the street will be restricted to two hours from Friday 2nd December 2016 up to Monday 2nd January 2017 inclusive.
Arklow Honours home town Olympic hero
Olympic Gold Medal winner Ronnie Delaney was honoured by his home town of Arklow last Wednesday when a Civic Reception was held in his honour.
Dr Delaney (81) was born in Arklow and achieved world fame when he won Gold for Ireland in the 1956 Melborne Olympics in the 1500 metres and was one of the first ‘Four Minute’ Milers in Compton, California the same year. Arklow Municipal District hosted last weeks event to mark Dr Delaney’s achievements with a Civic Reception on the 60th anniversary of his Melbourne victory.
Dr Delaney’s presence in the town was greatly recieved and the guest of honour recieved a standing ovation on arrival.
Blessing for tree at Bridgewater
The Community is being invited to remember their loves ones and to support Wicklow Hospice through the Wicklow Hospice Remembrance Tree at the Bridgewater Centre. Fr Michael Murtagh and Rev Nigel Sherwood blessed the tree when it was erected and there was a beautiful performance by Avondale Voices. All are welcome to stop by and place a while ribbon on the tree in memory of a loved one.