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  • How to Read a Paper Map

    With so many amazing walks and trails for you to explore throughout Ireland, now’s the time to brush up on your map reading skills. When hiking or exploring isolated trails, you can’t rely on Google Maps and GPS, which is why it’s so important to know how to read a paper map. Here are the […]

  • Ireland’s Best Wild Camping Spots

    At first glance, camping and Ireland might not go hand in hand: The weather (as you might have noticed!) can be cold and unpredictable, leading to a bracing encounter with the elements if you don’t have the right tent or camping gear. However, Ireland is also legendarily scenic, and we have an abundance of camping-friendly […]

  • Ireland’s Best Family Nature Walks

    Nature walks are a great opportunity to connect with our ecosystem. Books can only bring you so far, and sometimes you need to get hands-on and down and dirty to truly experience nature Whether you’re an educator, a parent, or an eager student, autumn is an especially good time for nature walks: kids are back […]

  • Ireland’s Best Coastal Walks

    We are drawn to the ocean. It attracts countless walkers, hikers and holidaymakers with its sirens’ call of rolling waves, the mist of its spray and the unmistakable smell of the sea. A sea view has a therapeutic quality, and coupled with gentle exercise, it’s irresistible. For those of us lucky enough to live on […]

  • Off Road! The best mountain bike trails in Ireland

    Mountain Bike Trails Mountain biking in Ireland is a hobby in a hidden world. While others are safe indoors or sitting behind a steering wheel, passionate cyclists are negotiating the hilly, muddy, thrilling and picturesque trails that run up and down the country. In fact, Ireland is a fabulous place for mountain biking: While the […]

  • Ireland’s Best Road Trips

    Who’s up for a drive? Hitting the road is a fabulous way to enjoy Ireland, with so many scenic journeys and countless places worth visiting that are just a short drive apart. Indeed, for such a small Island, we have more than our share of motorways, main roads, byroads and through-roads. We could include many […]