19 05, 2021

Fab four walking trails to explore Ireland

By |2021-05-19T14:11:56+00:00May 19th, 2021|Ireland, Northern Ireland, News, Ireland's Ancient East|0 Comments

These are just four fab walking trails to explore Ireland. With an epic coastline, stunning mountain ranges, and endless amounts of beautiful spaces, a walking holiday in  Ireland is next to unbeatable. We've got countless walking trails suited to all ranges of fitness and ability. So, you can go short or long, [...]

25 10, 2020

Accessibility struggle is wheel for Leona and Michael

By |2021-05-13T12:40:12+00:00October 25th, 2020|Ireland, People, News, Ireland's Ancient East|2 Comments

The struggle is wheel for Leona Tuck and Michael Hennessy Cullen who love walking trails – well, those they can access. After a car accident at 19, Michael has a T9 spinal cord injury and uses a wheelchair to get around. Living in Co Wexford overlooking Bannow Bay, they have the Tintern [...]

24 09, 2020

National Famine Way stretches from Roscommon to Dublin

By |2021-05-13T12:42:53+00:00September 24th, 2020|News|2 Comments

A new National Famine Way - through Roscommon, Longford, Westmeath, Meath, Kildare, Fingal and Dublin - has been launched. The 165km National Famine Way follows in the footsteps of 1,490 people from Strokestown, Co. Roscommon, who walked from Strokestown to Dublin and were then transported to Liverpool.  This happened in May 1847, the [...]

15 09, 2020

Step it out on National Walking Day, September 27

By |2021-05-13T12:43:24+00:00September 15th, 2020|Ireland, News|0 Comments

Get Ireland Walking is calling on people across the country to join its National Walking Day 2020 on 27 September. This is your chance to celebrate walking as part of European Week of Sport. Sport Ireland’s ongoing Covid19 research has shown that an additional 500,000 people were out walking during the crisis. Additional research [...]

9 09, 2020

Greenways – discover these walking gems

By |2021-05-13T12:43:54+00:00September 9th, 2020|Ireland, Celtic Routes, News, Ireland's Ancient East, Wild Atlantic Way|0 Comments

Ireland's greenways were a haven of sanity for many in the past year. The Covid-19 lockdown had many people discovering hiking and walking trails in their locality. Of course, we’re not the only ones to love our countryside. In 2018, three million tourists to Ireland engaged in hiking/cross country walking and cycling. [...]

9 03, 2020

Walk in the footsteps of the movies!

By |2021-05-13T12:49:17+00:00March 9th, 2020|Ireland, Northern Ireland, News, Wild Atlantic Way|0 Comments

Ireland has played a stellar supporting role in some of the world’s top movies and TV shows of recent years. The island is awash with film locations, easily recognisable from their on-screen appearances. But two shows in particular have made Ireland an A-list location: Star Wars and Games of Thrones. And many [...]

21 02, 2020

A stroll through Limerick’s Medieval Quarter

By |2021-05-13T12:50:36+00:00February 21st, 2020|Ireland, Limerick, News, Wild Atlantic Way|0 Comments

A stroll around Limerick's Medieval Quarter will reveal some of the city’s most remarkable buildings and captivating history. Limerick is a fascinating city that guards the mouth of the River Shannon and overlooks Ireland’s spectacular Wild Atlantic Way. It is steeped in a history that stretches back over 1,000 years and is [...]

30 01, 2020

Social climbing in Kerry for charity

By |2021-05-13T12:51:59+00:00January 30th, 2020|News, Wild Atlantic Way|0 Comments

Did you know that people prefer and enjoy walking outdoors with others? More than walking outdoors on their own. True! An Irish charity is running with this and has introduced social climbing with a difference! Debra Ireland’s Kerry Challenge involves three days of trekking through the beautiful Dingle Peninsula (20km per day). [...]

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