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2016-07-21 07:27:17
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Temp re-routing of Beara Way, near Knockoura
Thinking of visiting summits in the Slieve Miskish area (west end of the Beara peninsula)? Miskish Mtn, Knockoura or track 1340 for example.

We are informed that a section of the Beara Way between Castletownbere and Allihies will be closed for 5 6 weeks, from approximately the 1st of August. Coillte will be felling trees along this route and in the interest of safety we are diverting all walkers around this area for this time.

The new route will lead walkers towards Eyeries initially but at Knockgour instead of heading southwest to Allihies at Teernahillane, they will head north to Coulaghard then west for Allihies.
Please see the attached map; there will be temporary signs along the route to help.

On the attached map Dark Blue line indicates route between Allihies and Castletownbere where logging will occur from about 01st August for 6 weeks max.
Dotted green line is the re-route to take walkers to Allihies to Castletownbere or visa-versa.

Info courtesy Mountaineering Ireland and West Cork Development Partnership.
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BRANDON HILL - THE QUICK WAY
David-Guenot 15 hours ago.
A steep but quick ascent along the forestry on rocky terrain, along what I believe has been dug as a firebreak rather ... walk, Len: 5.0km, Climb: 305m, Area: Brandon Hill, South Midlands (Ireland) B

  
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Carrickarede: Island.
sandman a day ago.
Carrickarede island is connected to the mainland by the world famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. One of Northern Ireland's top tourist attractions it is operated by the National Trust but unfortun...

  
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Inishmeane: The concrete road thru the village
magicstep 2 days ago.
Part of the village, about 10 houses in total.

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BLACKSTAIRS CHALLENGE 2017 - A PEAK-BAGGER'S ROUTE
David-Guenot 17 hours ago.
walk, Len: 34.1km, Climb: 1629m, Area: Black Rock Mountain, Blackstairs Mountai...

  
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Inishmeane: Not much to do, a tranquil place.
magicstep 2 days 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 ...

  
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Inishsirrer: Deserted village
magicstep 2 days ago.
Mainland on the horizon (left and right)

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THE LONG WAY UP LUG
David-Guenot 17 hours ago.
walk, Len: 21.0km, Climb: 980m, Area: Cloghernagh, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Clo...

  
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Inishsirrer: The only building that is not a ruin.
magicstep 2 days ago.
Surprisingly Donegal islands have a very good mobile internet reception, sometimes better than in an office in Dublin.

  
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ewen
ewen 3 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.

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Inishsirrer: Part of a road from the past
magicstep 2 days ago.
There's a salty tidal lake on the island.

  
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CAMADERRY + TONELAGEE + BROCKAGH
David-Guenot 17 hours ago.
walk, Len: 27.6km, Climb: 1295m, Area: Camaderry South East Top, Dublin/Wicklow...

  
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Inishsirrer: Uninhabited except a few sheep.
magicstep 2 days 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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