Council confirms closure of popular Wicklow attractions and public facilities
Wicklow County Council has announced sweeping closures to many popular local attractions and facilities.
In a statement, the local authority confirmed the following facilities will be closed to the public until further notice:
- Glen Beach Cliff Walk to Wicklow Head;
- Bray Head Car Park;
- Food Kiosks Bray Seafront.
The following facilities also remain closed until further notice:
- All Wicklow County Council Playgrounds;
- Glendalough Car Park;
- The Cliff Walk from Bray to Greystones/Greystones to Bray;
- The public toilets at Bray Seafront.
A council spokesperson said the local authority “very much regrets” having to close these facilities to the public, but stressed it was necessary “due to the paramount importance of social distancing requirements and every citizen is being asked to take the necessary precautions”.
Wicklow County Council chief executive, Frank Curran added: “The Council has taken this action to minimise the spread of the virus. Council staff will work to ensure a continuity of service across our key operations. The Council’s Crisis Management Team meets daily to monitor the situation as well as liaising with Government Departments and Agencies across the Eastern Region.”
Members of the public are asked to follow the Department of Health’s advice and keep themselves informed. Details of these measures can be found at : https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/ea1c30-updated-measures-in-response-to-covid-19-coronavirus/
Further information and updates will be posted on the Council’s website: http://www.Wicklow.ie