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Photo of Virginia Deerpark Forest Walk, Cavan, Ireland Photo of Ballyconnell Canal and Forest Walk Photo of Folowing the Cork Map from 1602
  • near Virginia, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.05mi
    Elevation +
    4249f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Virginia Deerpark Forest Walk, Cavan, Ireland Photo of Virginia Deerpark Forest Walk, Cavan, Ireland Photo of Virginia Deerpark Forest Walk, Cavan, Ireland

    We did this walk on the last day of our hiking holiday in Cavan, Ireland. The walk start form the Virginia Rugby Club, where there is a large Car Park. This is another beautiful forest, with numerous walks criss-crossing...

    Very pleasant route in a beautiful forest area, ideal with small children. Ruta muy agradable en una zona de bosque p...
    mtaranda
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  • Ballyconnell Canal and Forest Walk

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    near Ballyconnell, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.55mi
    Elevation +
    3074f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo of Ballyconnell Canal and Forest Walk Photo of Ballyconnell Canal and Forest Walk Photo of Ballyconnell Canal and Forest Walk

    We drove to Ballyconnell from Killashandra and parked the car in the Realta Shopping Centre beside the bridge. We crossed the road and walked the path on the left hand side for about 200m along the banks of the Canal, wh...

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  • Folowing the Cork Map from 1602

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    near The Lough, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    3.20mi
    Elevation +
    131f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo of Folowing the Cork Map from 1602 Photo of Folowing the Cork Map from 1602 Photo of Folowing the Cork Map from 1602

    Cork city 1600-1645 The seventeenth century would prove to be a momentous and turbulent century in the history of both Cork city and Ireland. It saw the re-establishment of the power of the crown over Ireland; a power ...

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  • Howth

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    near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.07mi
    Elevation +
    627f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo of Howth Photo of Howth Photo of Howth

    Howth es un pueblo pesquero y turístico situado en una península al norte de la Bahía de Dublín. Está a unos 20 kms en coche de la capital, que en tiempo pueden ser 50 minutos debido al tráfico y a 25 minutos en tren. H...

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  • near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.62mi
    Elevation +
    1519f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo of The Hill of Howth, by the old Tram track. Photo of The Hill of Howth, by the old Tram track. Photo of The Hill of Howth, by the old Tram track.

    I did this walk with the DAARA Walking Group. The Hill of Howth has many routes, which are walked by many locals and visitors. Many of the routes are already published in Wikiloc. For this walk we started at the Railway ...

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  • Ross Island walk

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    near Dromhale, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    3.75mi
    Elevation +
    184f
    TrailRank
    47| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Ross Island walk Photo of Ross Island walk Photo of Ross Island walk

    Walk starting and finishing at Ross Castle. Nice loop with interesting views of Killarney National Park.

    Parabéns pela belas fotos do percurso e também aos caminheiros! Essa ilha está dentro de um lago. À volta deve ser uma p...
    joao_s_brito
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  • near Carlingford, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.15mi
    Elevation +
    1529f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Slieve Foye and Greenway, Circular, Carlingfort, Ireland. Photo of Slieve Foye and Greenway, Circular, Carlingfort, Ireland. Photo of Slieve Foye and Greenway, Circular, Carlingfort, Ireland.

    The Slopes of Slieve Foye and the Greenway. 171015 This is a combination of parts of two routes I have already published. Starting in Carlingfort, up through Market Street, up the hill, and then taking the pathway to th...

    Very pleasant route in the North direction, with good views and beautiful forest. I must clarify that indeed, there is ...
    mtaranda
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  • Naas

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    near Naas, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    10.14mi
    Elevation +
    240f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo of Naas Photo of Naas Photo of Naas

    I extended my normal 2hour Sunday walk as nobody else turned up so I did a walk more suited to myself rather than the walkers that I invite to walk with me. And I took lots of photos.

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  • near Sutton, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.79mi
    Elevation +
    919f
    TrailRank
    45
    Photo of Hill of Howth, County Dublin, Ireland Photo of Hill of Howth, County Dublin, Ireland Photo of Hill of Howth, County Dublin, Ireland

    This walk was organised by the DAARA Group and with leaders Julia and Chris. There are various routes around the Hill of Howth and many are published on Wikiloc. This route is one of the most popular, but on this occasio...

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  • near Cleedagh Bridge, County Clare (Ireland)
    Distance
    1.99mi
    Elevation +
    135f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Coastal Loop Walks Clare Ireland: White Strand Miltown Malbay Photo of Coastal Loop Walks Clare Ireland: White Strand Miltown Malbay Photo of Coastal Loop Walks Clare Ireland: White Strand Miltown Malbay

    Short and easy loop walk starting at the pleasant beach of White Strand, near Miltown Malbay (just one of a number of "White Strands" in Ireland). Good views to the Aran Islands, on good days even to Connemara. An ambass...

    Nice views
    almaydie
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  • near Courtmacsherry, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.49mi
    Elevation +
    696f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Courtmacsherry - 7 Heads Trail (West Cork) Photo of Courtmacsherry - 7 Heads Trail (West Cork) Photo of Courtmacsherry - 7 Heads Trail (West Cork)

    A varied walk with coastal views, country side pathways and local roads. This walk can be extended up to 45km or shortened anytime using an area map. At the far end of Courtmacsherry village near Courtmacsherry Hotel t...

    Perfect 3 hour walk with fantastic views out to sea - having route on Wikiloc was very helpful
    JohnMcC
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  • near Tromra, County Clare (Ireland)
    Distance
    3.63mi
    Elevation +
    289f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Coastal Loop Walks Clare Ireland: Seafield Quilty Photo of Coastal Loop Walks Clare Ireland: Seafield Quilty Photo of Coastal Loop Walks Clare Ireland: Seafield Quilty

    Walk along and around the beach in Seafield, near Quilty. Well known for the variety of seabirds, good views up to the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. Walk is best around low tide: http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EasyT...

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    JCWK
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  • Clifden Sky Road small loop

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    near Clifden, Connaught (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.04mi
    Elevation +
    207f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Clifden Sky Road small loop Photo of Clifden Sky Road small loop Photo of Clifden Sky Road small loop

    Clifden sky road small loop, starting at the Alcock & Brown Hotel and finishing off back at the hotel. We stopped and started a fair bit on this walk as well as taking in the D'Arcy Monument, so it can be done much faste...

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  • near Intack, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.49mi
    Elevation +
    1555f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Church Mountain from Donard, Wicklow, Ireland Photo of Church Mountain from Donard, Wicklow, Ireland Photo of Church Mountain from Donard, Wicklow, Ireland

    I did this route with the An Oiga group lead by Nancy. It is an interesting route because it can be accessed from Dublin by Public Transport. We travelled by the 145 Dublin Bus from Westmorland Street to the last stop in...

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  • near Ballymoney, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.22mi
    Elevation +
    3209f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Courtown, County Wexford, Ireland (Woodlands) Photo of Courtown, County Wexford, Ireland (Woodlands) Photo of Courtown, County Wexford, Ireland (Woodlands)

    Courtown Woodlands 260716 As a child I spent many Summers holidaying with my family in Courtown Harbour. For that reason I was delighted when my Group organised a walk in Courtown Woodlands. We went by train to Gorey an...

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  • near Redford, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    2.82mi
    Elevation +
    1759f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Kindlestown Forest, Co Wicklow, Ireland. Photo of Kindlestown Forest, Co Wicklow, Ireland. Photo of Kindlestown Forest, Co Wicklow, Ireland.

    While staying in the Glenview Hotel, Wicklow for a hiking weekend, we went to visit the village of Delgany and from there to walk in the Kindlestown Wood. The forest is small but a lovely place to walk, and suitable for ...

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  • Cork City Bridge Walk

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    near Cork, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    2.67mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Cork City Bridge Walk Photo of Cork City Bridge Walk Photo of Cork City Bridge Walk

    Certainly Cork City's foundation started with a lonely hut on one of the islands that today appear as one. The town surely was not only influenced by Vikings, Normans, English and Hugenots. Also the Great Famine between...

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  • Crosshaven Estuary Walk (Co. Cork)

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    near Carrigaline, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.69mi
    Elevation +
    187f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Crosshaven Estuary Walk (Co. Cork) Photo of Crosshaven Estuary Walk (Co. Cork) Photo of Crosshaven Estuary Walk (Co. Cork)

    This is a very popular walk between Carrigaline and Crosshaven south east of Cork City... From Carrigaline it is a 20km round trip… but one usually starts from one of two carparks along the way (where the first is 6km an...

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  • Bray - Greystones cliff walk

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    near Greystones, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.51mi
    Elevation +
    781f
    TrailRank
    36| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Bray - Greystones cliff walk Photo of Bray - Greystones cliff walk Photo of Bray - Greystones cliff walk

    Cliff walk between Greystones and Bray. We follow the railway trough the cliffs. Nice walk with nice views, full of history. We came back by train (Dart), also available in the other way. Links: http://www.bray.ie/...

    It's a very nice route to do it in a sunny day.
    Lluís Fontru
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  • East Ferry Walk (Co. Cork )

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    near Belgrove, Munster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.61mi
    Elevation +
    364f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of East Ferry Walk (Co. Cork ) Photo of East Ferry Walk (Co. Cork ) Photo of East Ferry Walk (Co. Cork )

    A nice road walk for a sunny Sunday afternoon! This looped route is part estuary and part country road (no need for hiking boots). Parked near Murph’s pub which makes for an ideal stop at the end. A busy place especia...

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  • Keel - Dooagh

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    near Keel, Connaught (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.33mi
    Elevation +
    945f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Keel - Dooagh Photo of Keel - Dooagh Photo of Keel - Dooagh

    Keel to Dooagh by road , continue towards Keem by road turning right at Achill water treatment centre. Continue via stoney road to Lough Accorrey. At this point the paved track stops at the car Park & remainder of the tr...

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  • near Lidoville, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.32mi
    Elevation +
    837f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of The Borrows, Donabate and Portrane, Dublin, Ireland. Photo of The Borrows, Donabate and Portrane, Dublin, Ireland. Photo of The Borrows, Donabate and Portrane, Dublin, Ireland.

    The Borrows, Donabate and Portrane, Dublin, Ireland. I did this walk with Tony and some friends. We went by bus and returned by train. It is an easy walk and suitable for families. There are lovely views of the sea, Lam...

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  • near Kilmurry, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    2.43mi
    Elevation +
    1430f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Glen of the Downs, Wicklow, Ireland. Photo of Glen of the Downs, Wicklow, Ireland. Photo of Glen of the Downs, Wicklow, Ireland.

    During a family reunion in the Glenview Hotel, I decided to explore the Glen of the Downs, part of which I walked in 2011 (see Kilmacanogue to Willow Grove). I parked my car on the side of a back road, as I was not aware...

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  • Mongan Bog & Clonmacnoise

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    near Clonmacnoise, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.05mi
    Elevation +
    92f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Mongan Bog & Clonmacnoise Photo of Mongan Bog & Clonmacnoise Photo of Mongan Bog & Clonmacnoise

    Ruta circular entre la torbera de Mongan i el castell i monestir de Clonmacnoise. https://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torbera_de_Mongan https://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clonmacnoise Circular route between Mongan bog and th...

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