Climbing Croaghaun on a warm summer's morning

Croaghaun in Pictures

We ran a piece previously about magnificent Croaghaun on Achill Island. The mountain is perched on the western edge of Ireland with the summit practic...

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Hit the road – Ireland’...

There are over 40 medium and long-distance walking routes in Ireland which are known as National Waymarked Trails. The trails offer a variety of w...

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Name that mountain #3

After Boughil and Tonelagee, we are back with another mystery mountain for you to identity. Can you name the mountain featured in this picture? ...

TriathlonIreland

White & Hayes claim National T...

Close to 1000 triathletes braved heavy rain for the Standard Distance National Championships hosted by the Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon. The ...

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...

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Take part in the Annascaul October Walking Festival 23rd – 26th

The 2015 Annascaul October Walking Festival will take place Friday 23rd -to Monday 26th October. ...

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Climbing Croaghaun on a warm summer's morning

Croaghaun in Pictures

We ran a piece previously about magnificent Croaghaun on Achill Island. The mountain is perched on the western edge of Ireland with the summ...

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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...

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TriathlonIreland

White & Hayes claim National Triathlon Titles

Close to 1000 triathletes braved heavy rain for the Standard Distance National Championships hosted by the Vodafone Dublin City Triathlo...

Croaghaun in Pictures

We ran a piece previously about magnificent Croaghaun on Achill Island. The mountain is perched on the western edge of Ireland with the summit practically hanging over the Atlantic Ocean. Due to the near ever-present clouds at the summit, it's a tough mountain to climb. However, if you get the conditions, it is an amazing and unforgettable experience. We'd love to hear from anyone who has climbed Croaghaun. In the meantime, here's a few photos from our climb to give you a small feel for the Read more [...]

Hit the road – Ireland’s long distance walking routes

There are over 40 medium and long-distance walking routes in Ireland which are known as National Waymarked Trails. The trails offer a variety of walking and can be completed in full or tackled in sections. There is a concentration of trails in the South-West of Ireland but there are great walking options available right around the country. We take a look at a selection of those trails. The Dingle Way There can be no doubting the beauty of Dingle, the northernmost of the major peninsulae in Read more [...]

Name that mountain #3

After Boughil and Tonelagee, we are back with another mystery mountain for you to identity. Can you name the mountain featured in this picture? Have you climbed the mountain? If so, we’d love to hear any stories, tip or advice you have and please feel free to share any photos from your walk with us. We will reveal the answer later in the week. Read more [...]

White & Hayes claim National Triathlon Titles

Close to 1000 triathletes braved heavy rain for the Standard Distance National Championships hosted by the Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon. The morning saw waves of age group athletes take on the 1500 metre swim, 40 kilometre bike and 10 kilometre run with everyone putting in brilliant performances to make it through the testing course. Following the mornings non drafting races it was onto the draft legal Cat 1 action where the country’s top athletes along with some international talent Read more [...]

Take part in the Annascaul October Walking Festival 23rd – 26th

The 2015 Annascaul October Walking Festival will take place Friday 23rd -to Monday 26th October. The weekend kicks off with an amazing walk by torchlight on Mweelin Hill on Friday. On Saturday, there is the choice of a climb of the majestic promontory hill of Caherconree, the mountain pass of 'Mach na Bo' and the Connor Creanb Loop. On Sunday, the A walk is to the summit of Kerry's Holy Mountain, Mount Brandon. There is also the option of the Camp Bog Road (Stage two of the well-trodden famed Read more [...]

Name that mountain #2

After yesterday's teaser featuring Boughil in County Kerry, we've another teaser for you. Can you name the mountain featured in this picture? Have you climbed the mountain? If so, we'd love to hear any stories you have and please feel free to share any photos with us. We will reveal the answer tomorrow. Well done to Out and About Hiking who were the first to correctly identify the mountain as Tonelagee. Well done Phil Wells and Barry Condon who also correctly identified Tonelagee, Read more [...]

Can you become The King of Gullion?

The popular King of Gullion 10k Challenge is back for its third year on Sunday 1st November 2015 at Slieve Gullion. Growing year on year, the 2015 race promises to be bigger and better than before with all proceeds to Southern Area Hospice Services. Starting at 10am sharp, the King of Gullion 10k Challenge is a race from the Courtyard around mountain roads and trails where participants can enjoy the spectacular scenery in the Ring of Gullion before finishing again at the Courtyard. There are winner’s Read more [...]

Name that mountain #1

In the first of our new series, we ask if you can 'Name That Mountain'. Can you name the mountain below? We will reveal it's identity later today. If you've climbed this mountain, we'd love to hear how you got on. Please feel free to share any photos you have of the mountain. And the correct answer is Boughil. Boughil is a mountain raising to 631 metres just a short drive from Moll's Gap in County Kerry. From Moll's Gap, the mountain forms an impressive bulk and dominates the picturesque Read more [...]