Tag: Louth

The Story Behind The Photo: Three Counties And Carlingford Lough

This entry is part 3 of 18 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
The second photo in our series ‘The Story Behind The Photo’ comes from Colin Boyle and is titled ‘Three Counties And Carlingford Lough’. The photo shows the view from Camlough Mountain in County Armagh, known in local circles as Slieve Gherkin. This views offered by this fantastic little mountain were off limits to hill-walkers for nearly a quarter of a century until the British army vacated it's summit in late 2006. There is a tarmac road about 3/4 the way up to a picnic site, 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 [...]