Posts tagged Easy
Monkstown to Dalkey

Ross Lewis is an Irish Michelin star chef and proprietor of restaurant Chapter One. In this episode he takes to the urban Tracks and Trails, which meander along the coastal line of South Dublin. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Royal Canal

Dublin native Annalise Murphy captured the hearts of Irish audiences during the 2016 Rio Olympics when she realised her dream in the Women’s Laser Radial sailing competition by winning a silver medal for Ireland. Annalise will be accompanied by her mother, Cathy McAleavey an Olympian who competed in the 1998 Seoul Olympics as a sailor. They will walk alongside the Royal Canal starting at Spencer Dock, exploring some of the twelve locks, by foot and navigating the last section by boat. The Royal Canal fondly known as the green and silver line, started life in the 1880’s as a major cargo and passenger corridor from Dublin to the River Shannon. With the onset of trains and roads it went into decline but since the 1990’s it was restored into an enchanting 145km inland waterway. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Royal Canal 2

Dublin native Annalise Murphy captured the hearts of Irish audiences during the 2016 Rio Olympics when she realised her dream in the Women’s Laser Radial sailing competition by winning a silver medal for Ireland. Annalise will be accompanied by her mother, Cathy McAleavey an Olympian who competed in the 1998 Seoul Olympics as a sailor. They will walk alongside the Royal Canal starting at Spencer Dock, exploring some of the twelve locks, by foot and navigating the last section by boat. The Royal Canal fondly known as the green and silver line, started life in the 1880’s as a major cargo and passenger corridor from Dublin to the River Shannon. With the onset of trains and roads it went into decline but since the 1990’s it was restored into an enchanting 145km inland waterway. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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North Dublin Trail 2

After a very enjoyable stroll through the Botanic Gardens Jim Sherwin leaves them behind and meets cup with Pay Liddy, a local tour guide, very familiar with the history of marino and explains why Lord Charlemont, who owned all the land in the area, chose to build an architectural wonder, "The Casino' in Marino. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Cavan Burren Park Giant's Leap

Met Éireann forecaster Joanna Donnelly, starts her walk in the peaceful border village of Blacklion. Blacklion is a two and half hour drive from Dublin and the Cavan Burren Park is a hidden gem close to the borders of Fermanagh and Monaghan. Joanna explores two of the four different trails on the Cavan Burren Way during which she will examine monuments, including archaeological and historic trails. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Cavan Burren Park Marble Arch UNESCO Geopark

Met Éireann forecaster Joanna Donnelly, starts her walk in the peaceful border village of Blacklion. Blacklion is a two and half hour drive from Dublin and the Cavan Burren Park is a hidden gem close to the borders of Fermanagh and Monaghan. Joanna explores two of the four different trails on the Cavan Burren Way during which she will examine monuments, including archaeological and historic trails. 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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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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Avondhu-Blackwater Way & Doneraile Park Trail 2

Singer and songwriter Eleanor McEvoy is undertaking two walks in North County Cork. Her first walk sees her tackle a 15 km stretch of the Avondhu-Blackwater Way, from Ballyhooly to the town of Fermoy which is a mix of open road and woodland walks. Before Eleanor embarks on her walk she meets her guide, local mountain leader, Maureen O’Brien who tells her about the history and buildings of the village of Ballyhooly. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Avondhu-Blackwater Way & Doneraile Park Trail 1

Singer and songwriter Eleanor McEvoy is undertaking two walks in North County Cork. Her first walk sees her tackle a 15 km stretch of the Avondhu-Blackwater Way, from Ballyhooly to the town of Fermoy which is a mix of open road and woodland walks. Before Eleanor embarks on her walk she meets her guide, local mountain leader, Maureen O’Brien who tells her about the history and buildings of the village of Ballyhooly. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Shannon Blueway Trail 1

Rob and Amy Rankin run a travel tour business. Along with their son Finn and daughter Sana they spend a weekend exploring the Shannon Blueway starting in Drumshanbo and follow the Allen canal to Battlebridge. Over the two days the Rankin family head east towards Ballinamore on a stretch of waterway that connects the Shannon ultimately to Lough Erne. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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North Dublin Trail 1

In this programme broadcaster and walker, Jim Sherwin explores the streets of his native Dublin. The route will bring him over familiar and unfamilair ground as he traverses the north side of the city from the Bull Wall in Dollymount along the coast road to the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevein Dublin 9. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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Ardmore Loop

Television presenter Helen Carroll walks and cycles the Ardmore loop and along the picturesque Tramore strand, before venturing across to the dunes. Helen has chosen to walk two routes in Waterford, one in the East and one in the West of the county. Click on the photo to find the video, a map and all the hike information.

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