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Bleck Cra
2007-01-27 01:01:45
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“Today we are in the beautiful highlands of Neverland. To the West, the Lakes of Wine, East, the Marshes of Mallow and rising dramatically behind us, the Mountains of Molehill. And it is from here today we bring you our working-dog trials. Will they separate the sheep from the goats? Dhmiriam is a fine animal, slight, perfectly formed and skilful. But is she skilled enough to gather up these flockers? “Bah,” says one: “GPS Indeed!” “Bah,” says another: “Map and Compass indeed!” Can they be lifted from the far bog, driven and penned in our allotted span? Don’t miss tomorrow same time, same place “Pigs can fly”. And dhmiriam’s off on the outrun. “Come by, come by,” but wee davie has shed from the flock. He seems to be navigating by the stars - and what’s this? Now he’s eating grass! Tch and there goes padodes too; she’s heading all the way back down the track to lesson 1. Oh no - now Simon - had enough snapping at his flanks and he’s just taken off. Should be OK though - we can track his chip from the space station. And so they are scattered to the 4 corners of the Earth: Sorth, Nouth, Weast and Est.”Anyone want a Garmin Summit secondhand? In this wild and stormy jaunt up the hill and down it, you may sometimes be lost …. and sometimes found. If you think a GPS can do it for you, one's yours for free to find out. Apply to Bleck Cra …… once I’ve finished off this sheep.
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IainT 10 hours ago.
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David-Guenot a day ago.
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Summit Comment
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Pepe 3 days ago.
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Knockastia: Hunting and shooting forbidden
ceadeile 3 days ago.
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Exploring Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way by David Flanagan & Richard Creagh
aidand 3 days ago.
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"Werewolf? There wolf."
BleckCra 2 days ago.
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Track
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Ulsterpooka a week ago.
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melohara 4 days ago.
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Re Adding markers to descriptions
simon3 2 days ago.
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Carrauntoohil: Many routes to the top...
donalhunt 5 days ago.
Posting purely to share the photo which was taken from Cruach Mhór on 21 June 2014.Another source with additional routes indicated (e.g. via The Bone and Cruach Mhór) is available from http://www....


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