The National Famine Way

I've teamed up with The National Famine Way, to tell you more about this very special walk, and hopefully to inspire you to check it out for yourself. Strokestown House In 1847 a group of people made their way from Strokestown Park in County Roscommon to Custom House Quay in Dublin, in the hope of... Continue Reading →

Up to the caves

We've had some really lousy weather recently and it has made me very lazy. I'd normally go out for regular walks but the weather put a halt to my gallop, this morning I made myself go out. I had to go to Ballymote anyway (check out the baker truck there on Thursday and Saturday mornings),... Continue Reading →

Glorious Glencar

Another night of insomnia so I decided to get up in the end instead of sitting in bed thinking of what ifs and what might have beens. I left the house in the dark at around 5am and headed to Glencar. I've always wanted to do the bog road walk up to the mountain so... Continue Reading →

The Croagh Patrick Walking Festival

There's a wonderful event taking place in County Mayo next month. If you want to explore the beautiful rolling landscape of The 61km long Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail, meet fellow walkers and find about more about this beautiful area this is well worth checking out. The Croagh Patrick Heritage trail starts from the town of... Continue Reading →

Benbulben Sunset Hike

Sometimes a very special event takes place. One that is so much more than you thought it would be. The Benbulben Mountain Hike was one of those experiences. I'm writing this at 3am, as you do, because the enormity of the night is still sinking in. I was very anxious going along, not because of... Continue Reading →

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