July 31, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Council closes Glendalough Upper Car Park and food stalls with immediate effect

The Upper Car Park at Glendalough has been closed with immediate effect due to visitors ignoring Covid-19 social distancing guidelines.

The announcement was made this morning in a statement issued this morning:

“Wicklow County Council wishes to advise members of the public that the Upper Car Park at Glendalough is closed, including the food franchises at this location, until further notice.

 “The Council has taken this decision due to concerns regarding Social Distancing requirements.  We regret the inconvenience caused and would ask members of the public to observe HSE guidelines as regards Social Distancing.”

Calls had been growing in recent days for the greater control of the crowds flocking to the Wicklow mountains and beauty spots as people try to find alternative activities during the crisis.

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