Tag: Connemara

Your Mountain Photos: Connemara Morning

It's a wonderful time of year to be out in the hills especially when you get a crisp sunny morning. Many thanks to Conor Ledwith for submitting this fantastic image from his recent trip to Connemara. Conor told us that 'Connemara was simply spectacular yesterday morning with rolling fog and blue skies. Lough Corrib is below us and Mount Gable has it's head above the clouds'. You can check out more of Conor's pictures at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Conor-Ledwith-Photography/508733612472051. If Read more [...]

Walking the Derryclare Horseshoe

In his latest article for Walking and Hiking Ireland, John Quinn gives a brief overview of the magnificent Derryclare Horseshoe which reveals the rugged beauty of Connemara in all its splendour. This magnificent and challenging walk in the Twelve Bens mountain range in The Lough Inagh Valley reveals the rugged beauty of Connemara in all its splendour. The 6-7 hour horseshoe climb encompasses a number of peaks including Ben Lettery (516m), Glengower (664m), Benbreen (691m), Bencorr (711m) and Derryclare (650m). Read more [...]