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Sligo Strand Hill to Colooney Bridge Walk 1

Originally from Dublin, Steve Wickham has been living in Sligo for 20 years. Best known for his fiddle playing in the band The Waterboys, when he’s not touring or recording Steve and his wife Heidi spend their time exploring the many tracks and trails county Sligo has to offer. Steve and Heidi do two challenging walks over two days. Heidi knows this landscape intimately – she is a member of the Sligo mountain rescue team. These are magnificent walks taking in ancient history, incredible elevated views and seascapes.

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Sligo Colooney Bridge to Union Rock Walk 2

Originally from Dublin, Steve Wickham has been living in Sligo for 20 years. Best known for his fiddle playing in the band The Waterboys, when he’s not touring or recording Steve and his wife Heidi spend their time exploring the many tracks and trails county Sligo has to offer. Steve and Heidi do two challenging walks over two days. Heidi knows this landscape intimately – she is a member of the Sligo mountain rescue team. These are magnificent walks taking in ancient history, incredible elevated views and seascapes.

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Beara Peninsula Walk 1

Chefs Derry Clarke and Kevin Thornton trek across the Beara Peninsula in south-west Ireland. The Beara Peninsula in south west Cork is full of spectacular scenery and stunning views. Everywhere there is beauty in natural landscape and history. Derry Clarke and Kevin Thornton, two celebrity chefs, who didn't really know each other except professionally, agreed to venture out from Allihies, a tiny village which was the home to the Coppermines back in the early 1900's. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Valentia Island & Derrynane Trail 1

Gerry Murphy is a meteorologist and presents the weather forecast on television. A five and a half hour drive from Dublin and an hour and a half from Tralee, is the starting point for Gerry’s walk. Cahersiveen is a small but bustling town that sits in one of Kerry’s most scenic areas. Gerry knows this area well and lived here for six years. He is doing two walks over two days. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Valentia Island & Derrynane Trail 2

Gerry Murphy is a meteorologist and presents the weather forecast on television. A five and a half hour drive from Dublin and an hour and a half from Tralee, is the starting point for Gerry’s walk. Cahersiveen is a small but bustling town that sits in one of Kerry’s most scenic areas. Gerry knows this area well and lived here for six years. He is doing two walks over two days. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Letterfrack Trail 1

David Gillick, an Irish international 400m runner and broadcaster undertakes a 12km loop walk, starting in Letterfrack in Co. Galway. He walks the Diamond Hill Loop with Ger O’Donnell, the Conservation Manager of Connemara National Park. He concludes the walk with a visit to Kylemore Abbey and The Walled Gardens and then returns to Letterfrack. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Letterfrack Trail 2

David Gillick, an Irish international 400m runner and broadcaster undertakes a 12km loop walk, starting in Letterfrack in Co. Galway. He walks the Diamond Hill Loop with Ger O’Donnell, the Conservation Manager of Connemara National Park. He concludes the walk with a visit to Kylemore Abbey and The Walled Gardens and then returns to Letterfrack. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Larganmoore Loop Trail 1

Cork native TV presenter Sinead Kennedy is in County Mayo on the western slopes of the Ox Mountains which are the location of some of Ireland’s finest walks. The Larganmore Loop, not far from Foxford, takes Sinead through some unique habitats and scenery. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Larganmoore Loop Trail 2

Cork native TV presenter Sinead Kennedy is in County Mayo on the western slopes of the Ox Mountains which are the location of some of Ireland’s finest walks. The Larganmore Loop, not far from Foxford, takes Sinead through some unique habitats and scenery. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Inisturk

Architect and popular television personality, Dermot Bannon, explores the island of Inishturk, nine miles off the coast of County Mayo. Mayo is the heartbeat of The Wild Atlantic Way with the longest coastline, the largest island and the highest sea cliffs in Ireland. It also boasts a rich tapestry of landscape, from lonely islands to magnificent mountain valleys. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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