Treacherous Conditions at Sally Gap

Check out this short video, from Skycam Ireland, taken today showing the conditions on the military road. Though beautiful, it shows the treacherous conditions on the military road. The roads in the area are still impassable, and are expected to remain so for the next few days. Please use an alternative route.

Snow Watch January 2016

Stay tuned for reports of snow in the mountains of Ireland.

Leenane Mountain Walking Festival 2016

Enjoy a unique combination of mountain and sea as Leenane is situated on the edge of Killary Harbour and surrounded by mountains in all directions. This May will be the 8th year of the Leenane Mountain Walking Festival which has become a major event on the events calendar for Connemara and the area. The 2016 event will take place on from the 30th April – 1st May bank Holiday. This great festival has been designed to suit all levels of walkers from casual low level walks to the more experienced! Read more [...]

Trail blazers trek Glendalough to fight blindness

Fighting Blindness has launched its sixth annual Glendalough Trail, taking place in Co. Wicklow on Saturday, October 31, at 11am. Open to all levels of fitness with 15.5km run and 10km jog/walk options. Over 300 embraced the challenge last year raising €17,000 to support research into finding cures and treatments for sight-loss. Fighting Blindness is calling on walkers, runners and joggers to join them in this off-road experience, and enjoy the magnificent scenery along the green forest trails Read more [...]

Clare Outdoor Club Celebrates 30 Years and Invites You to Try-A-Hike

The Clare Outdoor Club is celebrating its 30 year anniversary with an information evening and photo exhibition on Wednesday 16th September from 7.30pm in the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis. All current and past members and anyone interested in finding out more about the club are welcome to attend. The evening will include details of the upcoming Try-A-Hike which is an opportunity for non-members to experience hill walking. The Try-A-Hike route will give a flavour of the incredible scenery and Read more [...]

Check out this video from Slieve Meelbeg

We came across this quite brilliant video taken from the summit of Slieve Meelbeg in the Mourne Mountains. It’s short but incredibly sweet and definitely worth a watch.

Well done to Ryan Simpson for capturing this brilliant footage, we look forward to seeing more videos.

Take a Ramble on Rathlin for Hospice this Autumn

Rathlin Island is the fabulous setting for this year’s Hospice Autumn Walk which takes place on the 19th & 20th September 2015.  With breath-taking scenery, rugged landscapes, rare wildlife species, and a rich history, walkers are guaranteed a unique and untamed beauty and tranquillity on Rathlin. Hospice Public Relations Officer Lisa Mulkerns explains “This year’s walk is absolutely beautiful, it clocks in at just over 7 miles with plenty of wildlife, scenery and heritage to take in... Read more [...]

Earn your SCARs on the Wild Atlantic Way

Following the huge success of last year’s inaugural ‘SCAR’ – the Skibbereen Charity Adventure Race – this year’s race has been given National Series Adventure Races accreditation – making it one of just ten prestigious adventure races nationwide. West Cork’s SCAR is also one of just a few races that give 100pc of the proceeds to charity. Despite a target of 300 participants for the 2014 race, more than 400 people came to take part in one of the three-courses on offer amidst Read more [...]