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The Bibliography. Information for books on Irish mountains and hillwalking.
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Airey, Alan Irish Hill Days 1937 >>
Andrews, J. H. Paper Landscape, A 1975 >>
Bardwell, Sandra, Helen Fairbairn & Gareth McCorma Walking in Ireland 1999 >>
Barry Dalby The Wicklow Way (Map Guide) 1993 >>
Booth, Frank The Independent Walker's Guide to Ireland 1999 >>
Boydell, Herman & McCarthy Walk Guide: East of Ireland 1991 >>
Boyle, Ken & Orla Bourke Wicklow Way, The 1990 >>
Butterfield, Irvine High Mountains of Britain and Ireland, The 1986 >>
Clements, E. D. The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland 1997 >>
Clements, Paul Height of Nonsense, The 2005 >>
Coleman, J. C. Mountains of Killarney, The 1948 >>
Corcoran, Kevin Kerry Walks 1992 >>
Corcoran, Kevin West Cork Walks 1991 >>
Corcoran, Kevin West of Ireland Walks 1997 >>
Dalby, Barry The Wicklow Way Map Guide 1993 >>
Davey, Bernard Bernard Davey's Mourne 1999 >>
Davey, Bernard BERNARD DAVEY'S MOURNES 1999 >>
de Courcy, John W. "Mountains and Summits shown on maps before AD 1700" (articl 2005 >>
Dillon, Paddy Mountains of Ireland, The 1992 >>
Dillon, Paddy Complete Ulster Way Walks, The 1999 >>
Dillon, Paddy Ulster Way, The 199? >>
Dillon, Paddy Exploring the South of Ireland 1998 >>
Dillon, Paddy Connemara 2001 >>
EastWest Mapping Wicklow Way Walks 1998 >>
Fairbairn, Helen Northern Ireland: A Walking Guide 2006 >>
Fairbairn, Helen Ireland's Best Walks - A Walking Guide 2014 >>
Fairbairn, Helen Ireland's Adventure Bucket List, Great Outdoor Experiences 2018 >>
Fewer, Michael Wicklow Way, The 1998 >>
Flanagan, David & Creagh, Richard Exploring Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way 2016 >>
Flowerdew, Michael, P.J. McKeever & J.D. Smyth Explore Series Unkn >>
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Clements, E. D. The Hewitts and Marilyns of Ireland
Publisher: TACit Press Published: 1997 Last revision: 1997 Added by john_desmond
A small little book that lists all the 610 mtr peaks in Ireland (with a 30 m drop all round) and all peaks that have a drop of at least 150 metres on all sides. Some notes on some peaks, no pictures. About 50 pages in all. No description of routes, just a big list of peaks, heights and OS references.
2005-04-05 18:34
The book lists 211 peaks over 610 mtrs with a 30 m drop all round. As for the high points with the 150 mtr drop all round, there are 453 of them. It also lists those that very nearly made it or where a bit of dispute might arise. The best part of the book I think is the comment section. For example, take Seefin on the Ballyhouras. His comment reads...... "Seefin Mountain, Ballyarthur Hill: Seefin Mountain (just Seefin in HM, P154) is the highest point in the Ballyhouras, with a TV mast on a lower 518m top. 1:250k Holiday Map S shows Ballyhoura Way passing N of Marilyn summit. Ballyarthur Hill was named Lisnalanniv Hill on 1/2" OS22, only aquiring the new name on publication of OS73, the last of the new maps to appear before this booklet went to press." I'm sure you get the idea. Its interesting when it comes to peaks that are not named on the Discovery maps. The author really seems to have put a lot of work into it. In total, he has comments on 350 different peaks. By the way, the ISBN of the book is 0 9522680 8 6    

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