General Wolfe

General Wolfe – a mystery? Whilst looking through a series of Powerscourt Estate maps of 1850, I noticed a little historical note on the map of Kilmurry townland near Kilmacanogue…

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Corcóg is a Hewitt

Corcóg is a Hewitt The world of hill lists is mighty confusing with various differing lists in both imperial and metric measurements arranged by height. Munros are well enough known…

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Corn Stacks
Corn Stacks

Corn Stacks

Corn StacksIf you’re in the habit of poking around old farm ruins, you may come across what look like stone mushrooms, comprising of a pillar and flat round top. If…

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Achill Notes

Achill Notes We enjoyed a few pleasant days last week on Achill: sea swimming, hill climbing and coastal exploring. Thanks to Aoife & Paul McNamara for their hospitality. Happy also…

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Placenames on Connemara Mountains Map
Placenames Connemara

Placenames on Connemara Mountains Map

Placenames on the Connemara Mountains Map I’ve taken a different approach to the placename content of our new Connemara Mountains map. For other maps we’ve published I’ve devoted a fair…

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Auto Mapping New Zealand
Computer Mapping Sample

Auto Mapping New Zealand

Auto Mapping New Zealand There have been some interesting developments in medium scale ‘computer generated mapping’ in Finland and New Zealand in the last year or so. These have been…

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Binn a’ tSaighdiúra

Binn a' tSaighdiúra The astute user of maps of the Twelve Bens will be familiar with the name Binn a' tSaighdiúra and it’s location roughly halfway between Binn Chorr (Bencorr)…

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EastWest Maps Android Update

Some users of our EastWest Maps phone app for Android devices may find it has stopped working on their device. If so, please go to the Google PlayStore and download…

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Costa del Dublin

Costa del Dublin I’m currently working my way through South County Dublin, recompiling our mapping to our 25Series standard. Started in the west over near Rathcoole and now approaching Dun…

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Mulnahogue Thanks to everyone who has purchased our newly released Connemara Mountains map. It’s been well received to date and please continue to spread the word. I’ll deal with…

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