Croaghmoyle Booster Station Walk

Croaghmoyle Booster Station Walk

Although not particularly impressive, this Croaghmoyle booster station walk is a pleasant 9km stroll near Castlebar that includes an easy climb on tarmac. I do it a few times each year in spring, just to get some km into the legs before hiking season. The...

Discussing Walking Holidays with the Heritage Council

I was delighted to be invited to speak about my guided walking holidays at the Heritage Council’s event at Lough Lannagh, Mayo this morning, entitled “Heritage as an Engine for Economic Growth”. I kept it simple, demonstrating how even a small...

White Tailed Eagle Weekend

On Friday last, I tweeted the following : “Not 1 but 2 WT Eagles above me in Killarney NP ! I will die happy.” I was out walking around the lakes in Kerry, under the cover of mostly oak trees. When I emerged from beneath early summer’s developing...