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2014-07-06 21:44:03
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P.S. anyone else have the thunder and lightning very very bigtime frightening, that we had today in the Mournes?
It came in over Bearnagh like the windtrail of a thousand demons, black fingers clawing at the innocent air - from blazing sunshine to virtual blackout in a second.
It blitzkrieged Bearnagh and then camped out on Donard for more than an hour, to some of the most mighty thunder explosions north of Vesuvius.
Beneath, the sea was the bluest you'd ever seen; above, the sky the blackest.
Coming off Slievenagarragh, I kept one eye on it North, as I fled the mountain; it strafed and bombed Donard, gathered itself, barely diminished and edged into the midpace valley and towards Dundrum Bay - yet in its wake, a bigger, even more dangerous sibling. So I am coming off Slievenagarragh like a hare - and so pleased that I hate walking poles - with hellfire on one heel and brimstone on the other and sheet lightning popping off no further than my fingertips.
Rain and hail and soaked to my immortal (it seems) soul. And to the Bloody Bridge car park, to dry out like paper in the .......... blazing sunshine. Again.
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Free Bus Service in the Nephew Begs
madfrankie a day ago.
This from The Wild Nephew Beg Mountains Facebook page: The new free bus service is up and running that was set up to ferry people around the Nephin beg wilderness, So far take up on the bus has be...

  
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Sheep's Head Ramble...
Onzy a day ago.
walk, Len: 8.4km, Climb: 237m, Area: Cork Islands (Ireland)

  
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Croghan Hill: In the Steps of Old Croghan Man
ladyhawke1003 a day ago.
Croghan Hill is one of the main reasons I came to Ireland. I am researching Old Croghan Man for a book. Even with Mel's precise directions we had a little trouble finding the community centre. It ...

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Great Saltee Island: Bird's Glare
simon3 3 days ago.
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Near Knockshanahullion, Knockmealdown Mountains (Ireland)
jackill 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 13.6km, Climb: 518m, Area: Knockshanahullion, Knockmealdown Mountain...

  
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Curra Hill: Cloudy Climb
andreos97 6 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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Fermoy Scouts night hike
jackill 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 19.5km, Climb: 928m, Area: Shannon (Ireland)

  
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Cnoc Lios Uachtair: Connemara in the round
fieldoptic a week 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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The Sturrall
Peter Walker 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 9.1km, Climb: 268m, Area: Donegal Islands (Ireland)

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Cnoc Mordáin: Long Connemara Summer Evening
fieldoptic a week 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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Croaghavehy
Peter Walker 3 days ago.
As prescribed by Mr Sandman. Parked at the Glengesh viewpoint (where I got to admire some quite astonishing car positi... walk, Len: 3.0km, Climb: 114m, Area: Croaghavehy, Donegal SW (Ireland) Croagh

  
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Ballinacorbeg: Worth a brief visit
Bunsen7 a week ago.
Pleasantly surprised by this, could clearly see Lugnaquilla and Croaghanmoira, as well as numerous other summits, slightly awkward entry into the fields just west of the forest which don't appear ...


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