Tag Archives: hill walking

April Showers, Rainbows, Lambs and Flowers

The thing I love about Spring in Ireland is that it bursts forth in a flurry of romantic, spring-time cliches. Misty, soft, rain? Check. Rainbows? Check. Frolicking lambs? Check. Flowers? But of course…. Throw in a pheasant crowing at the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Hike to St. Finnian’s Well

We really wanted to start the New Year off with a delightful wander in the sunshine and a quest for a blessing. Although the air was frosty and crisp, we decided a hike to St.Finnian’s well was in order. You … Continue reading

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Hill Walking and Bog Trotting in Ireland

  One of my favourite things to do here in Ireland is hill climbing. Such incredible beauty and the only dangerous animals you are likely to run into are sheep. No bears, cougars or wolves here! There is something to … Continue reading

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