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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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Bardwell, Sandra, Helen Fairbairn & Gareth McCorma Walking in Ireland
 
Publisher: Lonely Planet Published: 1999 Last revision: 2003 Added by john_desmond
This book has the typical look and feel of the Lonly Planet travel guides. There is a lot of info (in small print) packed into the 370 or so pages. There are roughly 90 walks listed, most of them are on mountains. Everything from Howth to Carrauntoohil. Many of the walks have alternative routes listed so the overall number of walks is even higher. At about 23 Euro, it is not a cheap book but there is so much info in it, that I feel it is of value. As it covers all of Ireland, it may be of particular use if you are visiting an area that you are not familiar with.

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Summit Comment
Carrick Mountain: Rocky top
hibby 9 hours ago.
Carrick has an abundance of paths and trails and can be a very nice place to go for a forest walk, especially the south-east facing slopes accessed from point B. But not all routes provide easy ac...

  
Summit Comment
Soldiers hill: Share the views.
newpark-cc 4 days ago.
New venture activity prominent.

  
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Cooleys: Carlingford to Longwoman's Grave
Onzy 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 12.4km, Climb: 892m, Area: Barnavave, Cooley Mountains (Ireland) Bar...

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Mournes: Slievelamagan, Cove Mtn and Slieve Beg from Silent Valley
Onzy a week ago.
walk, Len: 20.0km, Climb: 797m, Area: Mourne Mountains (Ireland) Slieve Beg, Co...

  
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Dunaff Hill: Dunaff is fenced OFF!
ucampbell 6 days ago.
DunaffI was expecting a good late evening walk as I had gone up nearby Binnion yesterday and loved it. Using the last comment (Oct 2023) as parking and start directions I started up the hill ...

  
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Tory Island: Pilloried by a trig point
Geo 3 days ago.
Interesting ground level Trigonometric Station. Had me scratching my head when I arrived at the summit and didn't see the usual pillar. A case of making assumptions. Nice easy climb to an 80+...

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Knocknadobar
mlmoroneybb a week ago.
walk, Len: 8.2km, Climb: 671m, Area: Knocknadobar, Iveragh NW (Ireland) Knockna...

  
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Brandon Hill: Excellent signage
Leatra a week ago.
Coillte reportedly did significant work here during the lockdowns, with the upshot being that there is a fabulously well-signposted route up from a stony car park at Deerpark S7015 4183 at th...

  
Bibliography
Classic Mountain Days by Jones, Gareth Ll.
Conodate1 5 days ago.
300 page hardback photo memoir of Irish, UK, European and USA walks. Over 50 treks, 1400 colour photographs & maps. Brief geological/topographical introduction to each walk.

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The Muglins: Small island with a lighthouse on it.
simon3 a week ago.
The Muglins are very visible from Dalkey Island.

  
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Colly
mlmoroneybb a week ago.
walk, Len: 5.1km, Climb: 486m, Area: Colly, Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland) Colly...

  
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Dalkey Island: Interesting island for a stroll.
simon3 a week ago.
We visited Dalkey Island in July, 2024. Trips from "Ken the Ferryman" (actually operated by his son Niall) were not available on two previous occasions due to high winds. Much of the north an...


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