Tag: Mountains of Ireland

Winter Wonderland: Snow on the Irish Mountains (Part 2)

A few weeks back, we asked you to send in your photos of snow on the Irish Mountains and we had a great response. Such were the number of photos submitted that we had to break the piece into 2 parts. Part 1 was published a couple of weeks back. The images submitted showcase the beauty and diversity of the Mountains of Ireland. The first shot comes from regular contributor John McGuigan, @IBGrizzly on twitter. John recently sent us in a shot from Shanlieve in the Mourne Mountains which was Read more [...]

The Story Behind The Photo: Fortress of the Fianna

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
The third photo in our series 'The Story Behind The Photo' comes from Piaras Kelly and it captures a moment of sheer beauty on Ireland's highest mountain range. Piaras is an experienced mountaineer, walker and climber and runs a guiding and rock-climbing business called KerryClimbing. The adventure company is based in the South West and specialise in the McGillycuddy's Reeks of Kerry but also cover the whole of Munster. The shot shows that you don’t have to have a gorgeous sunny day in the Read more [...]

Four Counties, Four Mountains, One Cause: Action Cancer 4 Peaks Challenge 2013

In May 2013 leading, cancer charity Action Cancer is asking people to challenge themselves by climbing the four highest mountains in Ireland to raise vital funds for its services. The 4 Peaks Challenge will take place over two weekends in May and will visit four Counties – Down, Wicklow, Kerry and Mayo - one in every province of Ireland. The challenge will begin on 11th May 2013 by scaling Slieve Donard (Down) continuing the following weekend (17th – 19th May)  with a climb up  Lugnaquila 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 [...]