Tag: Slievemore

The Story Behind The Photo: Snowy Slievemore

This entry is part 10 of 18 in the series The Story Behind The Photo
We bring you yet another striking photo in our series 'The Story Behind The Photo’. This is a photo we spotted on the internet and Cathy Lynchehaun has kindly allowed us to feature it. The photo features snow-covered Slievemore, a mountain recently featured in our 'Walking Ireland's Iconic Mountains' series. Cathy takes up the story... I took this picture in December 2010. It was a rare opportunity I saw outside my window and I had to get a closer look. It is not very often we get snow Read more [...]

Stretch your legs on the May Bank Holiday at the eighth Achill Walks Festival

Achill Island will host it's eighth annual Walks festival on the May Bank Holiday (30th April - 3rd May 2010). The festival will cater for walkers of all abilities with walks run by fully qualified guides with an abundance of local knowledge and folklore. The annual walks festival is an opportunity for walkers to meet fellow enthusiasts or for those new to hill walking to enjoy guided walks throughout the island. The island is a walker's paradise with it's superb mountains including Slievemore as Read more [...]