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simon3
2021-10-15 08:35:37
Reviewer wanted. Book about JB Malone
MV is looking for a reviewer for a new book about JB Malone, written by Michael Fewer.

please contact admin@mountainviews.ie if interested.
Jim Holmes
2021-07-05 12:28:37
"The "not so common" Common Lizard" from Jim Holmes Contract pics
Picture: The "not so common" Common Lizard (Contract pics)

The "not so common" Common Lizard
The "not so common" Common Lizard!!
Spotted this Happy Chappy on the Wicklow Way, just after the bridge over the Dargle in-between Maulin and Djouce. "The common or viviparous lizard (Zootoca vivipara) is Irelandís only native species of reptile. This fascinating reptile gives birth to live young, a rarity in the reptile world, where most species lay eggs in order to reproduce. The lizard resides in areas such as bogs, coastal sites, grasslands and uplands is about 13cm long and hunts invertebrates like insects, spiders and snails".
Courtesy Irish Wildlife Trust
jop68
2021-06-17 06:48:14
re caher
hi Simon yep in the reeks
simon3
2021-06-16 17:30:17
Re Caher
Is this Caher in the Reeks?
jop68
2021-06-16 13:44:54
"" from jop68 Contract pics
Picture: (Contract pics)

caher mountain
hi what is this structure on top of caher ? too small for a person ,just a cairn ?
Pepe
2021-04-02 13:38:00
"The new hill at Rogerstown estuary, Lusk" from Pepe Contract pics
Picture: The new hill at Rogerstown estuary, Lusk (Contract pics)

New North Dublin Hill
The new hill known as Rogerstown Park (formerly Baleally tiphead) Lusk, with passing train for scale.
melohara
2021-03-22 22:00:16
Well done to all concerned with the ad
Well done to all concerned with the addition of pronunciations to the MountainViews website
Bunsen7
2021-02-12 23:43:59
Mizen Head
Ah yes - thank you for considering this - and of course if I had watched the end of the show, instead of turning it off perplexed, they would have told me :)

Well that's moved towards the top of my list of places to visit.
Pazapas
2021-02-12 17:49:34
Mizen Head footbridge
The answer is in the title.
A fast search on Google with "bridges of ireland" gives few results :

https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lusas.com%2Fcase%2Fbridge%2Fimages%2Fmizen_head_completed_775.JPG&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lusas.com%2Fcase%2Fbridge%2Fmizen_head_footbridge.html&tbnid=Y0PDEzpKXlTFTM&vet=10CLABEDMotgFqFwoTCKDCx53y5O4CFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD..i&docid=BPxy7G5wmDWBVM&w=775&h=462&q=bridges%20of%20ireland&client=ubuntu&ved=0CLABEDMotgFqFwoTCKDCx53y5O4CFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD

Across deep waters - bridges of Ireland, a book written by Michael Barry (1985) shows the same bridge on its cover.
Bunsen7
2021-02-12 08:28:31
"" from Bunsen7 Contract pics
Picture: (Contract pics)

A stranger in my own land?
Seeing as mountainviews now features islands, and many of you are so well travelled in these parts, can anyone tell me where the pictured place is? The image is part of a filler section in episode 3 of "Great Irish Lighthouses", currently on the RTE player. It's close to a section where the weather reporting of lighthouse keepers is discussed.

I shamefully can't name it, having considered carrick-a-rede and duly discounted it after a decent google maps review.

Anyone care to put me out of my misery? Is it even Ireland :) I may hang my head in shame.


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Cahernageeha Walk.
simon3 a month ago.
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Summit Comment
Seefin: Jagged edges
Colin Murphy 2 weeks ago.
Followed Dessie1's directions from Seefin N with some minor exceptions. If you follow the fence past the summit you will come to a rusty gate, which is much easier to cross. From here you can...

  
Summit Comment
Seefin North Top: Simple ascent to so-so summit.
Colin Murphy 2 weeks ago.
Followed jackal's excellent directions and made it to the top in about 20 minutes. Fine views on a fine day of Galtymore and surrounding hills. Proceeded to Seefin itself from here which took...

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Quick walk with a nice view
caiomhin a month ago.
Read the review by sandman and following their directions. There was a gate stating private property but there wa... walk, Len: 2.4km, Climb: 97m, Area: Garravagh North Top, South Cork (Ireland) |...

  
Summit Comment
Benard: Easy start, tough finish.
Colin Murphy 2 weeks ago.
I note that the last comment on this hill was 6 years ago, and can report that the forest ride has all but vanished under a new plantation and growth of reeds and heather. Having left the mai...

  
Summit Comment
Slievenashaska South Top: Aerial view.
simon3 2 weeks ago.
In order to get a general idea of approaching Slievenashaska S from the south, here is a simulated aerial picture.

Summit Comment
Abbey Hill: Across the Bay
Geansai 2 weeks ago.
Looking over to Salthill in Galway City about nine miles distant from the top of Abbey Hill. Lough Corrib visible behind the city and the big hill on the left looks like it might Corcogamore ...

  
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Fintown to Glenties, across Scraigs and Aghla
OlddogHardroad a month ago.
walk, Len: 22.2km, Climb: 972m, Area: An Screig Mhr, Bluestack Mountains (Irela...

  
Summit Comment
Seltannasaggart SE Slope: Tough Soles - Roscommon's County High Point
ToughSoles 3 weeks ago.
Went up Seltannasaggart SE Slope recently as part of the County High Point list. We approached Seltannasaggart along the Miner's Way & Historical Trail from the south west side of Corry Mount...

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Kanturk: The prettier path
Colin Murphy 3 weeks ago.
Most approaches to this unremarkable hill are from the west, at Glenmacnass Car Park. However the experience can be enhanced greatly by taking the long way around and starting at O1581 0197, ...

  
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Dunree to Ragtin More Double Delight
gerrym a month ago.
Starting a hill walk from a beautiful deserted beach, with the hills towering above is hard to beat. This morning Cr... walk, Len: 21.7km, Climb: 1461m, Area: Inishowen (Ireland) Mamore Hill, Crock||

  
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Black Rock Mountain: Vertically Challenged
Bunsen7 3 weeks ago.
Looking at maps - a good way to plan a route and a cure for boredom. And my seemingly well crafted map says this is 604 metres high (shock/horror) and the col to the west is at 572m? Jesus, M...


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