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Poucher, W. A. Journey into Ireland - Turas in Éirinn 1953 >>
Raymo, Chet Climbing Brandon: Science & Faith on Ireland's Holy Mountain 2004 >>
Reilly, Eoin Causeway Coast Way with Moyle Way 2010 >>
Robert Lloyd Praeger The Way That I Went 1937 >>
Rothery, Sean A Long Walk South 2001 >>
Ryan, Jim Carrauntoohil and MacGillycuddy's Reeks 2006 >>
Sheehy, Maurice Walks of Discovery in the Dingle Area 1982 >>
Siggins, Lorna Everest Calling - The Irish Journey 1993 >>
Smith, Albert & Kevin Warner Ten Walks in the District of Enniskerry 2002 >>
Somers, Dermot Endurance 2005 >>
Swan, Harry Percival Highlights of the Donegal Highlands 1956 >>
Teegan, Sean Scenic Walks in Cork 1998 >>
Tempan, Paul "Some Notes on the Names of Six Kerry Mountains" (article) 2005 >>
Tempan, Paul "Scawt Hill" (article) 2006 >>
Tempan, Paul "Two Mountain Names: Slieve Felim and Mauherslieve" (article 2006 >>
Tempan, Paul "Scotia's Glen through the Ages" (article) 2007 >>
Tempan, Paul "The Element Málainn in Place-Names" (article) 2008 >>
Tempan, Paul Review of Jim Ryan - Carrauntoohil & MacGillycuddy's Reeks: 2009 >>
Various ES2k Magazine 2000 >>
Villiers-Tuthill, Kathleen Beyond the Twelve Bens 1986 >>
Wall, Claude Mountaineering in Ireland 1930 >>
Whilde, Tony West, The (Irish Walk Guides) 1978 >>
Whittow, J. B. Geology and Scenery in Ireland 1974 >>
Wicklow County Tourism Wicklow Walking Guide, The 2000 >>
Wicklow Mountains National Park Staff Exploring Glendalough 1995 >>
 
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Poucher, W. A. Journey into Ireland - Turas in Éirinn
 
Publisher: Country Life Published: 1953 Last revision: Added by pdtempan
Poucher intended to write a guide to walking in Ireland like those he wrote for mountain regions of Britain. He spent one rather wet summer walking in Ireland, and didn't get enough done to produce a comprehensive guide, so the result is more a coffee-table book. However, the photos are of good quality and provide a fascinating reminder of how different Irish rural life was only a few decades ago. This book is out of print and I've only ever seen 2 copies of it, so snap it up if you come across it. I think he did a colour photo collection published in 1986.

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Exploration of Wicklow Head from the north.
simon3 16 hours ago.
As you will immediately see from the track this was an exploration of what is possible thoroughly exploring various d... walk, Len: 6.6km, Climb: 126m, Area: Brides Hill, Wicklow Coastal Hill (Irelan

  
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Ballyguile Hill: Viewed from the south. Hope you like masts.
simon3 a day ago.
Ballyguile Hill can also be seen well from the south. Here's a view taken from near Brides Hill (a coastal hill near Wicklow Head)

  
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The Eagles Rock: A short but sweet scramble
IainT 2 days ago.
One of the few Irish summits that needs the use of hands by the easiest route. Those happy with exposure can get a good airy scramble (grade 2, pushing 3 maybe), by slanting left up an obvious ram...

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Slieve Foye: Irish Gabbro!
IainT 2 days ago.
Gabbro is one of the roughest and most frictiony rocks around and is superb for scrambling on, as all visitors to the Skye Cuiilin across the water know. I never realised until yesterday that Slie...

  
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Pic du Canigou
David-Guenot 2 days ago.
Ascending Catalogna's sacred mountain from the hamlet of Los Masos de Vallmanya, on well-marked trails, with two breaks walk, Len: 24.8km, Climb: 1853m, Area: France, Occitanie ()

  
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Clermont Carn: Easy but a great view.
IainT 2 days ago.
If you drive up the road this has to be a contender for the easiest summit in Ireland, but it's well worth doing for the superb view. Wicklow to Donegal, with the Meath lowlands spread out like a ...

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Ramble on Ireland's Eye
wicklore 3 days ago.
A short walk on Ireland's Eye in September 2015. Original plan to visit earlier in the summer was thwarted by a huge f... walk, Len: 2.6km, Climb: 80m, Area: Ireland's Eye, Dublin Islands (Ireland) I

  
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Seanadh Bhéara: Access
sandman 3 days ago.
To answer the query raised by TommyV for at the time to facilitate parking on a narrow road and not wishing to park on the N59 i parked beside the farm yard with a view to access the hill via the ...

  
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Windphone project destroyed
wicklore 3 days ago.
The Wind Phone art project in the Dublin Mountains has been destroyed http://jrnl.ie/3547797 . It appears to be a strong statement by those against the idea

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Ireland's Eye: Screams were heard, getting fainter and fainter…
wicklore 4 days ago.
Ireland's Eye is situated about 1.5kms north of Howth Harbour. In Celtic times it was called Eria’s Island and then Erin’s Island. The Norse called it Erin’s Ey and this became Ireland’s Eye. (Ey ...

  
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Pic de Cagire Loop
David-Guenot 4 days ago.
A great loop walk in one of my favourite areas in the Pyrenees, which should have hardly taken more than 4h30 hadn't I m walk, Len: 11.8km, Climb: 892m, Area: France, Occitanie ()

  
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Carhoo Hill: Dingle Eask Tower
Collaborative entry Last edit by: aidand 4 days ago.
This is a modest climb, but with wonderful views. Take the road out of Dingle towards Ventry. After about a mile turn left at a sign marked 'Hanlon's handbags'. There is a parking area with a hut ...


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