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Right peak: Stumpa na Saimh (Stump of the Sorrel (sorrel: type of plant)) - Left peak: Carrauntoohil (Ireland's highest mountain - 1039m) - (Photo: Sean Fagan - Hag's Glen, Winter 2014).

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Finding Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland

Finding Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland. After landing in Dublin we quickly grabbed our rental car and headed off to the Wicklow Mountains. We could hardly wait to explore the countryside of Ireland and get lost in the landscapes and history. After arriving in Glendalough, we checked into our bed and breakfast and made our way into the downtown area. Read the full post at

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Best Hikes in the Mourne Mountains of Northern Ireland

Best Hikes in the Mourne Mountains of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is rapidly becoming a must see destination on the world map with some incredible landscapes suitable for a wide range of hikers of all abilities and age groups.

Rock of Cashel is one of the most iconic images of Ireland – a spectacular complex of medieval buildings upon a limestone outcropping in Tipperary’s Golden Vale. The Rock of Cashel is steeped in mythology. Legend has it that it formed when St. Patrick banished Satan from a cave in Devil’s Bit, the nearby mountain. Prior to the Norman Invasion of Ireland, it was the seat of the Kings of Munster. Most of the buildings that survive today date to the 12th and 13th centuries

The greens of Ben Bulben, County Sligo, Ireland are breathtaking. If this doesn't give you color inspiration, we don't know what will!