Happy New Year

May I wish a Safe and a Happy New Year to all our customers. We certainly appreciated your business in 2011 as it's not a particularly easy time to be…

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Thanks

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Walkers Association of Ireland meeting on 26th Oct., where I talked about my interest in maps, mapping and developing the Dublin &…

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VAT rate reduction

As of 1st July 2011, the lower rate of VAT has been reduced to 9% from 13.5%. The retail prices of EastWest Mapping publications have been adjusted accordingly and for…

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Wicklow East map published

Our Wicklow East map at 1:30,000 is now published. This is the final sheet, for the present, in our Dublin & Wicklow series. See our on line catalogue for sample…

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Coillte for sale?

I would like to bring your attention to the increasing amount of commentary relating to the potential sale of Coillte. Whatever your political views, the fact is that Coillte own…

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The Oval Cottage

Clive came across this old ruin, photographed below, in Dunran forest. Later, when researching placenames, we made a connection with the following from Wright's Guide to Wicklow, 1827. "After a…

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Clahoppeen Rock

I'll bet many walkers will have passed near this rock, without knowing it's name. It came to my notice some time back as the Clahoppeen or Kilhoppeen but I only recently…

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