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paulaw001
2020-02-19 15:39:15
BLACKSTAIRS CHALLENGE
Does anybody have the new 31 km trail for the Blackstairs Challenge

Thx
Paula
simon3
2020-02-17 10:36:31
Considering changing email address?
Recently Eir, the Irish telco, have announced that their previously "free" email service with "eircom.net" domain name will now have a monthly charge. Many are surprised or annoyed at this some even outraged. Email should be "free", right? Many immediately want to change their email address to something different that is apparently "free". However providing email isn't free particularly with the need to filter email against spam or phishing attacks and with the increasing volume of traffic.

You need ask yourself, who is paying for your email and who is the customer? "Free" services read your email and note who you are communicating with. This information is valuable and is often sold for marketing and political purposes. It is as if all your paper mail was intercepted through a service that photocopied the content and sold the information to the highest bidders.

MountainViews isn't a privacy pressure group and so we don't have reams of evidence to hand about this, but here is just one link that I came across last week: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pkekmb/free-email-apps-spying-on-you-edison-slice-cleanfox

If you use a "free" service you and society will pay for it. Your private information will become your email suppliers product to be used at best for intrusive marketing targetting but at worst, far worse, think Stasi. If you remain with a supplier such as Eircom.net then this is subject to European GDPR and you remain the customer.

MountainViews will accept whatever email address you choose to set which you can do using the Settings option at top right.
mcrtchly
2020-02-15 23:30:20
"Aghlas, Muckish and Dooish from Mount Errigal" from mcrtchly Contract pics
Picture: Aghlas, Muckish and Dooish from Mount Errigal (Contract pics)

test
Tried to put this into comments but always fails to upload. Works OK in Motley Views. Any ideas why? I'm uploading via 3 Ireland mobile network
liz50
2020-02-04 17:39:40
ITíS NOT TOO LATE!
Latest MountainViews walk is on Saturday 8th February (postponed from January due to adverse weather). A traverse of the main Knockmealdowns ridge. Followed by dinner and refreshments in Clonmel. For details contact Liz at elizabethashton2014@outlook.com
liz50
2020-01-30 17:20:39
Knockmealdowns walk
Mountainviews members (and friends) meetup walk will now take place on Saturday 8th February along the Knockmealdowns ridge.
If you are interested and would like further details please contact Liz at elizabethashton2014@outlook.com
chelman7
2020-01-25 20:39:53
Topo UK and Ireland v8
My Garmin handheld GPS uses the Topo UK and Ireland v6. I see that v8 is now available on the garmin website.
Does anyone know if there is much difference between the versions?
Onzy
2020-01-23 10:30:19
"" from Onzy Contract pics
Picture: (Contract pics)

Irish Mountain Gathering 2020
Outline programme attached....Friday, 21st February 2020, 7.30 for 8pm. Don't miss it!
liz50
2020-01-23 10:16:36
ELECT to go on a hike!
The MountainViews meetup walk has been rescheduled for SATURDAY 8th FEBRUARY. The walk in the Knockmealdowns will start at the Vee and follow the main Knockmealdown ridge returning via the Liam Lynch memorial. Approx 21kms in length with 1100m of ascent. For further information contact Liz at elizabethashton2014@outlook.com. This walk is open to all Mountainviewers and friends
liz50
2020-01-09 14:03:53
POSTPONED: MountainViews Knockmealdown Walk S
Due to the adverse weather forecast for this Saturday we have reluctantly decided to postpone the Knockmealdown walk and rescedule it for Saturday 8th February.
Colin Murphy
2020-01-07 11:01:37
"" from Colin Murphy Contract pics
Picture: (Contract pics)

Vote for MV's Photo of the Year 2019!
Take a look at two collections of photos via the links below, which were Pictures of the Month during 2019. We request your help in choosing 2019 Pictures of the Year for International and Irish pictures.
Copy and paste the links below to see the two sets of photos.

Pictures of Ireland link:
mountainviews.ie/mv/_serverdata/monthlynews/attachments/temp/Irelandshortlist.pdf

International Pictures link:
https://mountainviews.ie/mv/_serverdata/monthlynews/attachments/temp/InternationalShortlist.pdf

Instructions to send your choice:
The pictures in each collection are numbered.
Send an email to photoaward@mountainviews.ie

with

Title: Photoaward

Include something like this in the email body for your choices:

Choice from John Smith:
Irish Picture of the Year 2019:
My choice. Picture Number XX

International Picture of the Year 2019:
My choice: Picture Number XX


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Tonduff: Unexpected vista.
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