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  • 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 […]