Best Hill Walks in Dublin: Download you Walks in Dublin Booklet Here There are some great walks in the Dublin hills and surrounding areas which are very close to the city centre. The Dublin hills sit south of Dublin city and stretch all the way from Bohernabreena in the west to Shankill out to the […]
Hill Walking Clothing and Equipment for Summer and Winter: Outdoor clothing has advanced so much in the last few years…. no more woolly jumpers with bright yellow plastic rain coats and leggings. They have also become very fashionable and trendy that even rappers and film stars like to show off their outdoor gear. This is […]
Walking in the Wilds of Connemara and Mweelrea.
Connemara is a region in Galway in the west of Ireland. It reaches out to the Atlantic Ocean with its Jagged coastline of cliffs and beaches; it also hosts Ireland’s only Fjord. There are two main mountain ranges in this region the 12 Bens and the Maumturks. Both ranges offer incredible walks and scenery that can be admired even from your car as you pass through them.
Written by Gillian Duggan
Over the past weeks, what with lockdown and the good weather, I’ve noticed an increase in the number of people on my normally quiet, local routes which is really fantastic to see.
Is stopping for a socially distant hello to a now familiar face and their dog the new ‘meet for a chat’?
Yesterday, while I looked over the hill to the distant bay, I noticed a family in the field below realising they were in the company of a herd of heifers! For some reason, they took off towards the nearest gap which contained a patch of common hogweed and a hedge of gorse and they were all in shorts!
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Firhouse Dublin 24,
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