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Wicklow Infrastructure

Thanks to its excellent infrastructure, Wicklow is a great location for ambitious businesses of all kinds.

Strategic location

Wicklow is a sophisticated, modern and well- located County less than one hour from Dublin with easy access to the M50 and national motorway network , the county has many benefits to offer:

Within easy reach of Dublin Airport and major eastern ports

Wicklow has ports at Arklow and Wicklow.

Wicklow Port is designated as a port of regional significance

High-quality water and wastewater infrastructure

Excellent roads: the east of the county is serviced by the Euro Route E01, N11 Belfast to Rosslare, and the west of the county is serviced by the N81, both allowing easy access to Dublin Airport  and the city centre .

Regular freight and intercity passenger train services from Dublin to Rosslare

Wicklow is served by a wide range of commuter services including the DART which  operates from Greystones and is within easy reach of the LUAS Park and Ride facilities.

In addition to the County’s own third level college at Wicklow County Campus, Wicklow students have access to a wide range of third level institutions in Dublin, Kildare and Carlow.

Excellent connectivity

Strategically positioned with access to global telecommunications infrastructure, Wicklow has an excellent broadband and telecommunications network coverage. The county is set to benefit further from the government's broadband rollout programme, which will address the need for high-speed always-on internet access.

The Arklow Bank Wind Farm is the first offshore wind farm in Ireland. Permission has been granted for additional offshore wind energy facilities at Arklow Bank and at the Codling Bank this will ensure that County Wicklow and indeed the entire east coast will have the energy capacity to meet growing  business and domestic energy demands well into the future.