Pictured is Wicklow Rose 2009 Jane Deering and Chairman Tom Fortune at the launch of Wicklow County Tourism's new guide.

Issued June 2009
2009 Wicklow Rose launches tourist guideWicklow County Tourism has launched a brand-new compact tourist guide, packed full of essential information for visitors to the Garden County this summer. The pocket-sized A5 book contains listings of every Wicklow County Tourism member, colour-coded for ease of use, as well as maps, attractions and more.

Chairman of Wicklow County Tom Fortune and the 2009 Wicklow Rose Jane Deering launched the new guide this week. Commenting on Wicklow County Tourism’s latest publication, Chairman Tom Fortune said that this guide is the first of its kind in the county. “Our handy new guide contains all that you need to know about Wicklow during your visit. We have festival listings, all of the Garden County’s top attractions and a comprehensive directory of all our members, covering every service you may need during your holiday in Wicklow.”

He added, “Our guide is packed with useful information and stunning images of Wicklow to give you a taste of some of the beautiful sights and attractions to enjoy. Don’t forget to log onto our website regularly to check out the latest special offers and tourist news.”Whether you are a local or just visiting Wicklow, this guide contains all the information you will need to know about accommodation, food and drink, transport, health and beauty, shopping, attractions, arts and crafts and much more.

The booklet also contains handy county maps with grid references so you need never lose your way!Copies of the new guide are now available from tourist offices and key attractions around the county, or you can request a copy online (click here) or by ringing 0404 20070.

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