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Mount Leinster Loop Walk

Mount Leinster Loop Walk
Mount Leinster is on the border between counties Carlow and Wexford. Standing at 795m, Mount Leinster is the highest peak in both. The most common way to reach the summit is along the well maintained access road from the car park located at the Nine Stones. In my view however,...

Loughcrew Walk

Loughcrew Walk
Sometimes life gives us wonderful little surprises. The 2km Loughcrew walk is definitely one of these. The Loughcrew walk is located about 10 minutes drive from the town of Oldcastle in County Meath. I say it’s a surprise because I had never really heard of Loughcrew until recently.  That was...

Climbing Silsean

Climbing Silsean
I recently wrote about walking stage one of the Wicklow Round. Silsean is the 8th peak on the Wicklow Round route. Having experienced some difficulties on the descent from this mountain I wanted to return and get an idea of how climbing Silsean should be done properly. The Mountain Silsean...