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I tried Mullaghana.. by tamjk   (Show all posts)
roscorrocket
2015-08-17 20:58:48
A Warm Welcome in Waterford
On that rarest of things in the 'summer' of 2015, a glorious day, August 13th, while the Bay lough car park overlooking the V was packed with cars, most of who's occupants appeared to be heading for a dip in the shimmering waters of the lough by the looks of things, it was nice to meet some others who defied the sweltering 19 degree heat (sweltering this summer anyway) to head for the hills. On the off chance you read this, greetings to the two local gentlemen whom I met just above the col between Sugarloaf and Knockmealdown, to county top baggers Jonathan & Mary all the way from Antrim who I had a good yarn with on Knockmealdown summit (hope you bagged Knockboy in Cork on Friday) and to the good folk from Dungarvan who provided tea, cake and good conversation back at the Car Park. Truly the pick of walking days in this long wet summer, made more memorable by bumping into such a great and varied collection of fellow walkers. As the one with the pointe ears might have said, walk long and prosper folks, it is logical!
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Inishmeane: The concrete road thru the village
magicstep 12 hours ago.
Part of the village, about 10 houses in total.

  
Summit Comment
Inishmeane: Not much to do, a tranquil place.
magicstep 13 hours ago.
Visited in 2014. There's a sandy beach and a solid pier with slipway and a picnic table facing the mainland. The road from the pier all the way thru the village is a robust concrete one, but it's ...

  
Summit Comment
Inishsirrer: Deserted village
magicstep 15 hours ago.
Mainland on the horizon (left and right)

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ewen 2 days ago.
Now living furth of Scotland and getting to know the Irish hills. If you come across a Scottish hill Walker with dodgy knees and walking sedately, stop and say hello.

  
Summit Comment
Inishsirrer: The only building that is not a ruin.
magicstep 15 hours ago.
Surprisingly Donegal islands have a very good mobile internet reception, sometimes better than in an office in Dublin.

  
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A handy way up two western Monavulaghs.
simon3 3 days ago.
Easy access to the ridge.Improved RouteUsing the hard won experience of others and new forest roads we found a relati... walk, Len: 6.5km, Climb: 263m, Area: Bleantasour Mountain, Comeragh Mountains

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Inishsirrer: Part of a road from the past
magicstep 15 hours ago.
There's a salty tidal lake on the island.

  
Track
Hacha Grande by following my nose.
jackill 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 11.5km, Climb: 636m, Area: Spain, Canary Islands ()

  
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Inishsirrer: Uninhabited except a few sheep.
magicstep a day ago.
I did kayak to the island in 2014. There is a slipway facing the mainland. Lot's of ruined houses. Walking is decent as the island is flat but in places ground is uneven and overgrown, there are o...

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Knockroe: OMG - I forget to check the MV page!
Pepe 2 days ago.
Decided to make a day out of a Dublin-Waterford drive, despite low-hanging cloud. Knockroe wore a misty white cap as I glanced up from the Sculloge Gap carpark. Planning my attack (so I thought), ...

  
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Montana Roja 2
jackill 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 6.1km, Climb: 273m, Area: Spain, Canary Islands ()

  
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Local 97
marymac 5 days ago.
An abstract Artist, Charles Shaw, said "Real happiness consists in not what we actually accomplish, but what we think we accomplish." I moved house. So my Local 100 changed. The new list includes ...


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