CHOOSE WICKLOW

Why relocate to Wicklow?

Wicklow is known as ‘The Garden of Ireland’ and boasts some of the most amazing scenery the country has to offer. 

With a population of over 140,000 Wicklow has become increasingly popular as a location for families and young professionals. The Dart and bus routes allow thousands of people to commute to Dublin in well under an hour from popular towns such as Bray and Greystones, while there are a host of major companies based in Wicklow itself and nearby in the South East. 

On top of it all, the quality of life in Wicklow is unrivalled. Spend your evenings and weekends exploring beautiful mountains, lakes, beaches and country estates. It’s no wonder popular productions such as Vikings or PS I Love You have chosen it as a filming location!

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View on the commute to Dublin from Wicklow

View on the commute to Dublin from Wicklow

Business Environment

Wicklow is a highly popular place for people to commute to Dublin from. Dublin is the centre of economic activity in Ireland, with companies based there across all industries. The commute to Dublin from most parts of Wicklow is less than one hour meaning you can maintain an excellent work-life balance, too. 

The business environment in Wicklow itself is full of vibrant businesses that contribute majorly to the local economy. Major towns such as Bray, Greystones or Blessington are home to professionals from all over the world, and sectors represented in the county include Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, Media Production and Manufacturing.

There is also a thriving tourism industry, with popular attractions such as Glendalough, Powerscourt House and Wicklow Gaol bringing visitors in all year round. 

142,425

Wicklow population

107

Primary & Secondary Schools

65km

Coastline

250,000

Overseas visitors per year

Family Life

Situated just south of Dublin, Wicklow is an extremely popular location for people to live and commute to Dublin. Life here is slower than it is in the capital and offers you the chance to make the most of your free time. 

There are over 100 schools to choose from for kids, and plenty of sports clubs across different disciplines too. Wicklow GAA and Bray Wanderers have strong followings, while if rugby is your thing you can choose between Wicklow RFC or Greystones RFC

Your weekends can be spent building sand castles at the beaches of Bray or Greystones, or exploring the grounds of Powerscourt House or Wicklow Gaol with your loved ones. 

 

Lifestyle

Life in Wicklow is laid back and leisurely. Whether you are working locally or commuting to Dublin you have plenty of options in your free time. 

Renowned for it’s nature and coastline, Wicklow offers brekathtaking scenery and countless opportunities to adventure. Glendalough boasts one of Ireland’s most impressive landscapes while the beaches in Bray and Greystones could rival any in the country. Powerscourt Waterfall, which is Ireland’s highest waterfall, and the brilliantly-named Guinness Lake are also must see’s. 

If you consider yourself a foodie, lovin.ie claims that Wicklow is also home to the best burrito, and best chicken fillet roll, in Ireland. The Happy Pear in Greystones is Ireland’s most famous vegetarian cafe. Something for everyone! 

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