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  • Lough Tay

    Stunning Views

    6 of Ireland’s Most Stunning Views We might not get the best weather in this country of ours, but there’s no denying the fact that we live on an island with an abundance of natural beauty. Everyone has their favourite Irish viewpoints, and it’s impossible to pick the definitive best, but here we present our […]

  • Kilamanjaro

    Walking Holidays

    4 Walking Holidays for 2017 A selection of walks that are in reach for the international tourist and homegrown walks that you can do to prepare for your journey. When you’ve enjoyed some of the most challenging Irish walks, which come with some of the most unforgettable views, it’s very easy to catch the bug […]

  • Spooky Dublin

    Paranormal Dublin – 9 Spooky locations As a country blessed intermittently by sunshine and even temperate weather, Ireland is becoming known as an activity based destination. While ghostly hauntings and general paranormal activity in itself would not necessarily prove a huge draw, it certainly appears to be a pursuit that is growing and catered for […]

  • Hydration

    Next Level Up

    Prepare to Take Your Walking to The Next Level Now that you’re a dab hand at some of the finest leisurely strolls and hikes that Ireland has to offer, why not consider making some improvements in your lifestyle to have you in top shape for your next adventure. You might be a weekend rambler ready […]

  • Walks for Foodies

    Four Irish Walks for Foodies We take a look at Ireland’s top rated restaurants and the walks that can be enjoyed nearby  to help build up an appetite. Mayo The Restaurant: An Port Mór Hidden down a lane off the busy Bridge Street in Westport, Co. Mayo, An Port Mór is one of the West’s […]

  • Buggy Walks

    Buggy-Friendly Walks We’ve had great feedback on our Irish walking series such as Pilgrim Trails part 1 and part 2 and our top Wicklow walks. Now we’ve selected four walks in Ireland that are suitable for buggies and the little ramblers of the future that rest inside. Grab your good solid buggy with suitable tyres […]

  • Irish Battle Sites

    Irish Battle Sites

    Ireland’s Battle Sites & The Walks Around Them Over the centuries, the Irish landscape has been the setting for countless historical battles, some of which helped shape modern Ireland. With this in mind, we’ve handpicked four walking trails near some of the most famous battle sites for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. Battle of Kinsale These […]

  • Walking Festivals

    Irish Walking Festivals: OSi’s Top Picks for 2016 Walking festivals are a great opportunity for new walkers to get involved in outdoor pursuits and for more experienced ramblers to take on more challenging routes with the assistance of a local guide. Here are four of the best walking festivals taking place across the country this […]

  • Holy Wells

    Interview with Olive Keane, talking to Phil Dunphy OSi Originally a native of Fermoy Co Cork, Olive Keane attended school in Carrick-On-Suir and studied at University College, Cork, where she was awarded a BA in Irish and Archaeology. In 2014, Olive retired from teaching in Ardmore Co Waterford. Olive has for several years been interested […]

  • Walk the Line

    Ireland is now Promoting itself as an Activity-Based Destination There was a time – not so long ago – when a holiday in Ireland meant a fortnight in a rain-swept seaside caravan park, kids fighting each other to relieve boredom and parents finding a new depth of meaning in the phrase “for better or worse”. […]

  • A Walk in Scarr

    Enjoy a Great Walk and bag some Duck’s Eggs on the Way Home Although Scarr is relatively low in height at 641m (the 211th highest mountain in Ireland according to the makers of such lists), it affords wonderful views from the centre of the Wicklow Mountains. This route starts from Oldbridge, where there is parking […]

  • Letterkeen Walk

    Two Great Walks in One Place – Depending on your Energy Levels This is a very enjoyable walk in a stunning area of south Co Mayo, north of Newport.  It’s a perfect location if you enjoy a very remote walk, peaceful and just broken by bird song. At the start of the walk you’ll find […]