Walking the Galty Vee valley in full bloom
Caitríona Bolger
A visit to the Galty Vee valley is a treat for the senses at any time of year, but these few weeks it is particularly impressive, writes Caitríona Bolger.
17 May 2023 Features
Tracing the path of the Great Hunger in Strokestown
Far more than a Famine Museum. There is a story in every corner of the Strokestown house, the grounds and the gardens, many sad, many tragic but beautifully and respectfully told.
3 May 2023 Features
Backchat: Connemara Islands Wellness Retreat
The Connemara Islands Wellness Retreat offers a chance to relax and unwind in the natural beauty of South Connemara.
A blind Donegal woman’s journey to Everest base camp
Being blind proved to be no obstacle for Donegal woman Jennifer Doherty when it came to conquering Everest base camp.
8 March 2023 Features
Walk Ireland’s camino from the Rock of Cashel to Ardmore this spring
Knockmealdown Active is starting St Declan’s Way early this year with the first stage due to take place on St Patrick’s weekend. Caitríona Bolger has all you need to know.
10 February 2023 Travel
Finding love in the Mountains: Siúl linn, mo ghrá, siúl liom
The pandemic made romance difficult so Elaine Nic Réamoinn took a notion to get people connecting on the Irish hills. However bringing the men to the mountain was the challenge. Writes Amii McKeever
4 January 2023 Features
The Donegal rambler: life in the hills
What started out in 1985 as leisure hiking has turned into a full-time career and passion for ex-Garda and Donegal Camino guide John McGroary.
28 December 2022 Features