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Winter Lecture: “Inappropriat...

Climber, Award Winning Author, Comedian - Andy Kirkpatrick returns to Cork this Friday 19th. Since his last tour in 2011 Andy has been busy climbing a...

Wall Planner

Take the Cara Bundoran Challenge 20...

Launched in 2010, The CARA Bundoran Challenge is now in its 5th successful year and is scheduled to take place for the weekend of 13th – 15th March 20...

Bantry Walking Festival 2015

Bantry Walking Festival returns May...

The Bantry Walking Festival returns May 30th & 31st 2015! This voluntary-run, intimate festival takes in some of the most spectacular walks in ...

Snow

Snow watch Winter 2014/2015

We're on the lookout for snow on the mountains and hills of Ireland. Send your reports and photos to info@walkingandhikingireland.com....

Walks & Routes

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Walking Ireland’s Iconic Mountains – Number 6: Croagh Patrick

The last two stops on our Iconic Mountains of Ireland tour were on Achill Island as we took in the magnificent Slievemore and the mighty Cro...

Events

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Winter Lecture: “Inappropriate Climbing” – Andy Kirkpatrick – Cork

Climber, Award Winning Author, Comedian - Andy Kirkpatrick returns to Cork this Friday 19th. Since h...

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Your Favourite Walks of 2014

  As 2014 draws to a close, we are looking back on the year and asking what your favourite walk of 2014 is. We'd love to hear wha...

Gear and Reviews

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Autumn essentials for the Hillwalker

By October autumn is well and truly with us. In addition to the colder and more unsettled weather this brings to the hills, the available da...

News

Snow

Snow watch Winter 2014/2015

We're on the lookout for snow on the mountains and hills of Ireland. Send your reports and photos to info@walkingandhikingireland.com....

Winter Lecture: “Inappropriate Climbing” – Andy Kirkpatrick – Cork

Climber, Award Winning Author, Comedian - Andy Kirkpatrick returns to Cork this Friday 19th. Since his last tour in 2011 Andy has been busy climbing all over the world and has a tonne of hilarious new stories to tell. This time around the maverick mountaineer will be talking about climbing El Cap with his 13-year-old daughter (as featured in CBBC’s My Life series), revisiting Norway’s Troll Wall, his latest winter expedition to attempt the North Face of the Eiger and his 2013 trip to Antarctica. http://vimeo.com/79094854 Hugely Read more [...]

Take the Cara Bundoran Challenge 2015

Launched in 2010, The CARA Bundoran Challenge is now in its 5th successful year and is scheduled to take place for the weekend of 13th – 15th March 2015 in lovely Bundoran! Plenty of Time to get the running shoes on and get Training! Last year’s event attracted over 1,500 runners, joggers & walkers from all over Ireland and raised over €15,000 for The Marie Keating Foundation, Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice & NYP Bundoran. For 2015 all funds raised will go to very worthy charities Read more [...]

Bantry Walking Festival returns May 30th & 31st 2015!

The Bantry Walking Festival returns May 30th & 31st 2015! This voluntary-run, intimate festival takes in some of the most spectacular walks in West Cork with A, B & C levels walks held on both days catering for all levels of experience. The walks are lead by local, experienced leaders and assistants to give you an unparalleled view of the local landscape, floral, fauna and history. With appointed meeting places for socialising in the evenings and an active social network, meet fellow Read more [...]

Snow watch Winter 2014/2015

We’re on the lookout for snow on the mountains and hills of Ireland. Send your reports and photos to info@walkingandhikingireland.com.

Your Favourite Walks of 2014

 

As 2014 draws to a close, we are looking back on the year and asking what your favourite walk of 2014 is.

We’d love to hear what your favourite walk of 2014 was. If you’d like to feature on the website, please send a photo from the walk and a few words about it to info@walkingandhikingireland.com.

Project Mountain Goat: 454 summits in one year

One man set himself the challenge of climbing 454 summits from all around Ireland in one year. The hills and mountains fall into two categories which are the Vandeleur-Lynams and Arderins. Check out this cool video showing a small piece of what he done.

We’d love to hear from the ‘Mountain Goat’!

The Weekend in Pics.

Thanks to Martin McAlinden for these shots taken on the Cuilcagh Way in Co. Fermanagh on Saturday.   Here's a great shot of what looks a beautiful walk in County Clare. The people at Rockyview Farm B&B took this whilst doing the " Black Head Loop " from Fanore , Co Clare on Sunday. It was a weekend notable for the reinstatement of the cross on Carrauntoohil with the work carried out in quite stunning conditions as a temparature inversion saw cloud on the lower slopes Read more [...]

MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum confirm Carrauntoohil Cross has been re-instated

The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum are pleased to announce that the cross on the summit of Carrauntoohil has been re-instated earlier today-Saturday the 29th of November. The mammoth task was undertaken on a voluntary basis by Mike O’Shea, Work at Height, staff from Liebherr Container Cranes, Killarney, members of Beaufort Community Council and local landowners. The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum wish to thank all those who offered their support and assistance and said Read more [...]