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Bleck Cra
2007-06-29 02:43:23
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Park Closing Soon
Well MacCrime, you want your National Park and you shall have it – but think about this: democracy would be something I suspect you hold dear. How is democracy served by a proposal being pushed through because other than the farmers whose lives and whose families lives depend on the outcome, no one else seems to give a hoot? It will go through not because of your vote, but because of your lack of one. Not democracy MacCrime – not one bit. Reflect on that. When you have to pay to park, when you have to fill in a form to walk, when you have to present your Personal Accident Policy to get into Donard Car Park, when Farmer Giles is entitled to remove you from his land (with reasonable force) because a bit of paper says so and when some child in a stripey uniform tells you what you can and what you can’t do, when the whole weight of this disgusting bureaucracy drives to your weary knees, peer out of the good eye left you and watch a large black carrion creature on the horns of a dilemma. Should he take your remaining lamp or not? When Peter Piper picks another peck, it would be a good idea if he keep ‘er lit because someone might just take the ground it grows in, out from underneath him.
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A bush-wackery experience to the trig point of Barranisky.
simoburn an hour ago.
A fun outing to the summit of Barranisky. For the best part forest tracks but the last 300 meters or so involve some b... walk, Len: 6.4km, Climb: 237m, Area: Barranisky, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Bar

  
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Oughtmore the lesser
Peter Walker 4 hours ago.
walk, Len: 1.6km, Climb: 117m, Area: Oughtmore, Sperrin Mountains (Ireland) Oug...

  
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Slieve Rushen
Peter Walker 4 hours ago.
walk, Len: 2.5km, Climb: 41m, Area: Slieve Rushen, Breifne (Ireland) Slieve Rus...

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Forest walk to the summit of Westaston Hill
simoburn 5 hours ago.
walk, Len: 3.9km, Climb: 109m, Area: Westaston Hill, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) W...

  
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Short walk even shorter! Killeagh Hill views & ring fort.
simoburn 20 hours ago.
walk, Len: 0.8km, Climb: 20m, Area: Killeagh, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Killeagh

  
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Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV a week ago.
As mentioned by Harry Goodman, it's possible to drive along Belmore forest for almost two kilometers as far as a black forestry gate. There is also a standard gate here on the right giving access ...

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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc a week ago.
Since a big gorse fire in 2016, this hill is once more easily accessible to casual walkers and has been widely visited this summer. An easy approach is possible by taking the L6636 minor road off ...

  
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Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV a week ago.
Nothing much to add to the comments already. Drove most of the way up from the North side of the hill to within 450 metres of the trig point. Nothing to recommend to anybody who is looking to get ...

  
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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc a week ago.
The recent damage to the Croghan Hill trig pillar is covered in an article in this week's Offaly Independent. The good news is that Offaly County Council plans to replace the damaged pillar to its...

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Slievereagh: To drive or not to drive?
TommyV a week ago.
Geo's directions are spot on. At the aforementioned Coilte forest entrance there is a sign staing no unauthorized vehicles beyond this point as the gate may close at any point. However as the Lazy...

  
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Mullacor
JoHeaney 20 hours ago.
walk, Len: 9.1km, Climb: 537m, Area: Mullacor, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland) Mullaco...

  
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Seefin Mountain W Top: Two summits one hike.
TommyV a week ago.
Nothing to add to the directions provided by melohara. Just to mention two things, the parking place was littered with close to a hundred empty beer cans, it looks like there was a party there or ...


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