Everest to the top presentation: Friday 30th October

Ian Taylor, the youngest Irishman to climb Mount Everest is going to give a presentation on his journey to the top of the world this coming Friday in Lucan. Read more [...]

We need you… to fight the Quads!

The serious damage to some upland areas from the off-road use of motorized vehicles is a concern for many hillwalkers. Thankfully, there is now something walkers can do to counteract this. Read more [...]

Walking tips for Autumn and Winter

With the clocks going back, your time on the hills may be restricted over the winter months. However by taking the correct precautions, you can still enjoy time out walking. Nathan Kingerlee of Outdoors Ireland goes through some of the issues to take into account for autumn and winter walking. Read more [...]

Feyisa Lilesa becomes first Ethiopian winner of Dublin Marathon

Feyisa Lilesa became the first Ethiopian winner of the Lifestyle Sports-adidas Dublin Marathon completing the course in a time of 2.09.12, just five seconds short of the course record. Read more [...]

The County Tops – Number 1: Slieve Foye, County Louth

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series The County Tops of Ireland
For anyone looking for an excuse to visit a selection of the hills and mountains of Ireland, walking the County Tops might just be what you are looking for. The first in the series takes us off the beaten track to Slieve Foye in County Louth. Read more [...]

Full moon walk on Friday 30th October

As part of the South Dublin Hallofest '09, Hilltoptreks are running a special Full Moon Walk which will take place on Friday 30th October. Read more [...]

Join Our Flickr Group

To celebrate the beauty and variety of the Irish Mountains, Walking and Hiking in Ireland have setup a group on Flickr for all the photographers out there to share their images. You can see the group at http://www.flickr.com/groups/891837@N24/. Read more [...]

Book Review: The Ridges of England Wales and Ireland

The lastest offering from Cicerone is a book for lovers of a good ridge walk. Author Don Baily writes in a very accessible way and has carried out detailed research to offer a number of stunning ridges aimed at readers of all levels. Read more [...]