Erris Head Cliff Top Walk

Erris Head cliff top walk is perched at the very edge of Ireland, beyond Belmullet in northwest Mayo. A spectacular site, with wonderful views out over the North Atlantic, offshore rocks and islands, as well as of World War II remnants, a stroll here affords great...

Just Get Out There

Last evening’s RTE programme Tracks and Trails was a nice ad for Mayo outdoor and active holiday breaks. It’s a pity, however, that they didn’t cover just a little bit more of the terrain than the Cycleway. And did you notice the ridiculous and...

Up the Mountains with Eleven

I had a gas day last week in the Nephin Begs, with a lovely group of 11. We left our cars at 10.30 am, I in the knowledge that the walk would take somewhere between 6 and 8 hours, but knowing that we had plenty of time, even if it turned out to be longer. My fastest...