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2012-03-14 00:11:50
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John Moriarity
I hesitate to speak of John Moriarity because any approach will seem shallow such was the span of the man, and his integrity. I claim no special knowledge of his work but the bits I have encountered have been dazzling: beyond categorisation. Somewhere between philosophy, mythology and mysticism but always with a deep sense of respect for the earth. John Moriarty died in 2007 surrounded by family and friends at his home near the Horses' Glen at the foot of Mangerton Mountain. He had spent some years also in Connemara where he had lived up the road from John O'Donoghue (Anam Cara). I mention these matters to pass our Leader's "mountain relevance" test. He was of the outdoors. Of nature. A lover of the Great Earth. Please please watch out for a wonderful film DREAMTIME REVISITED. "The film weaves together contemporary and archive material, with excerpts from some of Moriarty’s key talks, in a labyrinthine invocation of his "dream-vision" of Ireland, following Moriarty’s mythological lead into the depths of the nation’s Dreamtime." The primary point of reference , the fulchrum, the prism, about and through which the images move, is Moriarity's Mangerton home. I found the experience breathtaking. The "trailer" ( http://vimeo.com/37167596 ) does not do justice to the lyrical beauty of the full film. This is a Film By Dónal Ó Céilleachair & Julius Ziz
Music By Peadar Ó Riada - the music is haunting.
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Knockastia: Behind quarry
Fergalh an hour ago.
At Moate take road to the pretty village of Rosemount. Drive through village and turn left around west side of mountain. At quarry there is a sign for site of old church (N2401043352) proceed up t...

  
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MV Gathering & Awards - This Friday!!
Onzy 11 hours ago.
ALL WELCOME !

  
Forum: General
Croaghmore Donegal
Fergalh 21 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 22 hours ago.
walk, Len: 13.6km, Climb: 107m, Area: Galway Coastal Hill (Ireland)

  
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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 ...

  
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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 ...

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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc 6 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 2 days 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 3 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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