It’s that time of year folks!
We are getting reports in of snow on the Hills and Mountains of 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 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 [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [...]
It has featured previously in our 'Story Behind The Photo' series but iconic Errigal is a mountain that we never tire of featuring. The latest photo comes from Brendan O' Donnell and it's a quite magnificent shot taken looking from one top of Errigal across to the other.
The panoramic shot spans from Lough Nacung on the left to Altan Lough and Aghla More on the right. The image brings to mind the line of a relatively well known song about the hills of Donegal, "To stand on top of Errigal, would Read more [...]
In the latest article from the County Top Series, Paul O’ Connor takes a walk up Slieve Donard in the magical Mourne Mountains to visit the highest point in County Down and the province of Ulster.
Wonderfully dramatic, rugged and varied, the Mourne Mountains are quite simply a hill walker’s delight. Boasting a compact ring of 12 mountains above 600 metres and many other smaller hills, the range can undoubtedly lay claim to offer something for everyone, from the casual stroller to the seasoned Read more [...]