Monday 4th – Sunday 12th August 2018
Wicklow Rowing Club held it’s Annual Rowing Regatta on the Bank Holiday Monday. Races got underway at 11am and finished with the Senior Men’s Race after 5pm. A large crowd of spectators attended the races watching from the ‘Prom’.
Filming for the latest series of Viking’s got underway at Travelahawk beach this week. A production crew moved in to build a set on the beach before shooting commenced on Wednesday. Viking’s is filmed mainly on locations around the County and at the Studio in Ashford, it brings employment to many in the area as extras etc, with casting open days taking place regularly in Wicklow town. Filming winded down on Wednesday evening and the production crew vacated the beach leaving the area spotless. Meanwhile a short distance to the south another crew were busy filming scenes for the new movie ‘Four kids and it’ at Brides Head. The film is being shot at various locations in Dublin and Wicklow. A few weeks ago, some scenes were filmed at the Castle which involved a Bell 407 helicopter.