Tag: Walking Tips

Walking Ireland’s Iconic Mountains – Number 4: Slievemore

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Walking Ireland's Iconic Mountains
Perched on the West Coast of Ireland at the edge of Europe, Achill Island must surely be one of the most ruggedly beautiful and scenic areas in the country. It is easy to see why the Island with its dramatic mix of sea, shore and mountain has captured the imagination of so many over the years. It is said that on arrival on the island, the artist Paul Henry threw his return train ticket into the sea near Purteen Harbour. Over the years he spent on the island, Henry went on to produce some of 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 [...]