Wild Nephin Update

Thanks to Michael Chambers of Ballycroy National Park & Shramore for advising of a new signposted walking route that has recently been laid out at the popular Letterkeen trailhead near…

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Irish Examiner Supplement

Purchase the Irish Examiner this past weekend and for the next two weeks and you’ll get a walking trail supplement. Entitled 100 Irish Trails, this is published in association with…

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New Dublin & Wicklow Maps

Three New 1:25,000 scale detailed maps are now available for the Dublin Mountains, Wicklow West and Wicklow East. It may have taken five years with lots of hiccups and hard…

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Making a Start on Kerry

Cleared the decks temporarily and making a start on plotting draft detail for parts of Kerry. In this case, two maps of The Reeks and Mangerton, overlapping around the Gap…

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Powerscourt Deer Fence

The photo here is taken at the Water Gates above Powerscourt Waterfall in Co.Wicklow. This was one of the gates through extensive six foot deer fencing that surrounded Powerscourt Deerpark…

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Changing Face of a Map

We hope shortly to have a new 1:25,000 map of the Dublin Mountains. It may be of interest to see how this map has developed over the past decade. Here…

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EastWestMaps Mobile Map Updates

EastWestMaps is our mobile app for use on Apple iOS and Android phones. It’s free from your AppStore or Play Store and comes with a free test map of Clare…

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Charles Thompson Day 6
Science Room & Notes

Charles Thompson Day 6

This is the final photo relating to Charles Thompson in this wee series. It is I think the science / chemistry room in Mountjoy School where he taught and which…

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Charles Thompson Day 5
Stony Top Lough Dan

Charles Thompson Day 5

The last hillwalking photo from Charles Thompson is a panorama taken from Stony Top or Cleevaun East looking east towards Lough Dan & Cloghoge Mountain. Note the almost complete absence…

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Charles Thompson Day 4
Coffin Stone & Alps 1914

Charles Thompson Day 4

Today’s Charles Thompson images are the Coffin Stone on the western flanks of Djouce – note the old posts of a Powerscourt deer fence running behind. You can still find…

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