Archive for: April 2014

Galway Walking Club 18th Annual Marathon and Half Marathon

The Galway Walking Club 18th Annual Marathon and Half Marathon takes place in Connemara along the Western Way enjoying the splendor of the Maumturk mountains and the Twelve Bens from Killary to Maam Bridge on Saturday 9th August 2014. Experience the beauty of Connemara on this road and cross-country event with a choice of a full or half marathon. Participants will enjoy the splendour of both the Maumturk Mountains and Twelve Bens while walking along the Western Way. The highest point of the walk Read more [...]

Spectacular skyline views open up over Belfast, Northern Ireland

A new walking trail, set high above the City of Belfast in Northern Ireland, has just opened. The 4.2 mile circular Divis Ridge trail is located in the Belfast Hills and offers spectacular skyline views over Belfast. Other views from the viewpoint include the Mourne Mountains, Scotland and the Isle of Man. Divis at an elevation of 478m (1,568ft.) is the highest point in the Belfast Hills which tower over the north west of the city. Although situated high in the Belfast Hills many local people Read more [...]

Walk up Cnoc na dTobair (590m) in Skellig Kerry

Walk up Cnoc na dTobair (590m) in Skellig Kerry on 19 April, Easter Saturday Leaving from Cahersiveen Community Centre at 1pm Cnoc na dTobair means Hill of the Wells, and it sweeps down to Dingle Bay on our side of the peninsula North of Cahersiveen Town. A hidden jewel in the Kerry Mountains. It is 590m high and there is an ancient pilgrim trail which we usually all follow up the North Face of the Mountain, the Skelligs Rocks come into view as you rise up. In 1880s, Canon Brosnan in Cahersiveen Read more [...]