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pdtempan
2009-02-03 09:13:45
Book search - Ireland coast to coast
Sorry to but in on the banter, guys. Can anybody help me identify and/or locate a book written by a Scotsman (not weedavie or anyone else of this parish!) including an account of some kind of coast-to-coast walk across Ireland from Wicklow to Kerry/Cork combining all the Irish 3000 footers? I remember reading this in the early 90s, and had a feeling it was Hamish McInnes, but haven't had any luck googling for it. I'm after a particular passage where he talks about the Scots very sparing use of the word 'mountain' (cos everything's a hill there) compared to the extravagant Irish use, where a 200m height can be a mountain (such as Maulin Mountain near Kerry Head). I have a vague memory that he talks about growing up in Clackmannanshire, if that helps! Any leads gratefully received. Paul
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Table Mountain Loop including the Air Crash Site from 1957
Tobi an hour ago.
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Object to very high windfarm in Sperrins?
simon3 a day ago.
Mountaineering Ireland is considering submitting an objection to a revised application for the Doraville Wind Farm in the Sperrins, on the grounds of visual impact and detraction from the walking/...

  
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Corranabinnia Horseshoe
Peter Walker a day ago.
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Near Glendoo Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland)
Tobi a day ago.
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Cnoc Lios Uachtair: Connemara in the round
fieldoptic 3 days ago.
An easy to access and navigate hill, well worth it for its central position and views in every direction. Park as previously suggested at L8530 4820 and head north east before swinging north. The ...

  
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Glendalough Larger Loop
t.prewitz a day ago.
walk, Len: 24.6km, Climb: 828m, Area: Camaderry South East Top, Dublin/Wicklow ...

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Cnoc Mordáin: Long Connemara Summer Evening
fieldoptic 3 days ago.
Though the road near L88003920 appears unfenced you will encounter a fence very soon after leaving the road. This fence extends along this back road, Bothar na Scrathóg and keeps cattle in typical...

  
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Curra Hill: Cloudy Climb
andreos97 2 days ago.
Fantastic walk, personally feel it's best starting your approach from Glenbeigh village and heading up through the forest as it's quite well signposted. Once leaving the cover of the trees, we wer...

  
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Ballinacorbeg: Worth a brief visit
Bunsen7 6 days ago.
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Day 21 Germany Trip
simoburn a day ago.
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Ballinafunshoge: Eastern View
Bunsen7 6 days ago.
Tree felling has opened up this view of the Vartry reservoir and the east coast from just below the summit of Ballinfunshoge. The Wicklow way runs left to right (southwards) just a few hundred met...

  
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Day 19 Germany Trip
simoburn 3 days ago.
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