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The first woman to climb all of Ireland’s mountains

Feature · On 22 Sep 2019 by Christine Gordon

After spending around 20 years climbing all the Munros, Munro tops, Furths, Corbetts, Grahams, Donalds and Nuttalls, a moment of ‘what next?’ led Christine Gordon to spend the next 1...
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5 of the best short walks in County Kerry

Feature · On 29 Aug 2018 by Alex Kendall

County Kerry is along what has become known as the Wild Atlantic Way, a driving route up the west coast of Ireland that takes in all the famous spots. But...
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Go West Thran Dog: Climbing Slieve Carr, Ireland's most remote mountain

Feature · On 19 Aug 2018 by Peter Walker

Out in the west, deep in the Mayo interior, lies Slieve Carr, a summit defended by its notoriety as Ireland’s most remote mountain. Armed only with their determination and a...
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The Iveragh Spine Route or the Paddy Dillon Challenge

Feature · On 3 Jun 2018 by Peter Walker

The fashion for challenge walks has most definitely reached Ireland, and the search for ever-more-lengthy upland routes is inspiring many. Down in the south-west multiple mountainous peninsulas poke into the...
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Walking the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland

Feature · On 13 Oct 2015 by Steve Barham

Steve Barham recommends a selection of short pilgrimage routes in the footsteps of the saints all over Ireland, dating from way back before the popularisation of the European caminos such...
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Cycle touring in Ireland

Feature · On 19 Nov 2014 by Tom Cooper

After some years of bashing out stories and editing copy for newspapers in both England and Australia, Tom Cooper decided to turn his hand to writing a book. His inspiration...