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wicklore
2012-02-15 07:25:40
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An Irish Mountain Gathering'
It’s just two days away! MountainViews and the Walkers Association of Ireland are proud to present our annual speaking and awards event. Titled “An Irish Mountain Gathering”, MountainViews members Simon3, Wicklore, Harry Goodman and Captain Vertigo will talk on a variety of hillwalking related topics, including Social GPS, Curiosities of the Military Road, Walking in Ulster & Irish Mountain Videos. We are delighted to be joined by our special guest Eanna Ń Lamhna, botanist, entomologist, and radio & television personality who will give a talk on Wildlife in the Uplands. Eanna is well known for her vast knowledge which she shares in an entertaining and humorous way! The night will conclude with the awarding of certificates to those who have achieved various goals in 2011 such as completing the Irish County High Points.

The event is taking place at the Landsdowne Hotel, 27/29 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. http://www.lansdownehoteldublin.com. The cost of entry is €5 per person. Registration is at 7:30pm with the talks beginning at 8pm sharp. The night concludes at 10:45pm. All are invited to attend - this is a public event of interest to everyone. We would like to invite MountainViews members to come along and enjoy the talks while taking the opportunity to meet fellow MountainViews members. Places are limited and we recommend pre-booking your place by emailing secretary@mountainviews.ie. You can also contact secretary@mountainviews.ie with any queries. Please spread the word. Looking forward to seeing you there!
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Forum: General
MV Gathering & Awards - This Friday!!
Onzy 3 hours ago.
ALL WELCOME !

  
Forum: General
Croaghmore Donegal
Fergalh 13 hours ago.
Seen this eyesore last Saturday 16th February. No words can describe how awful this.is ..Just one question how did the idiots get this to the summit of a 286 metre Hill ?

  
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Coastal Walk west of Mannin Bay
Onzy 13 hours ago.
walk, Len: 13.6km, Climb: 107m, Area: Galway Coastal Hill (Ireland)

Summit Comment
Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV 4 days 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 ...

  
Summit Comment
Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV 4 days 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 ...

  
Summit Comment
Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc 5 days 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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Knockatagglemore
caiomhin a day ago.
walk, Len: 1.0km, Climb: 30m, Area: Knockatagglemore, W Limerick/N Kerry (Irela...

  
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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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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc 2 days 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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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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Knocknaskagh: The fast and the furious.
TommyV a week ago.
Knocknaskagh is a fairly prominent hill in North Cork. It's possible to access via a Coilte forest entrance on the South East side mentioned by jackill. After about 500 metres, there is a smaller,...

  
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Camlough Mountain: Army Dreamers
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker a week ago.
Relatively recent history has liberated Camlough Mountain from the bonds of the military: some metallic paraphernalia remains high on its slopes but if one puts that aside it's a cracking little e...


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