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We spent some happy hours up the Sliabh Bloom Mountains and enjoyed every minute!
The Sliabh Blooms are a beautiful mountain range in the Irish midlands, between County Laois and County Offaly. Some of the particular highlights include the Ridge of Capard, the "Cut", Monicknew...More
Such an array of bugs and wildlife! The healthy stream and wooded environment makes excellent territory to explore and photograph.
As an adult I have been returning to these woods and I've been enjoying it even more than my childhood visits. Would highly recommend -...More
Heard about the waterfall through a friend,brought my girlfriend with me ,first we went on the loop walk near glenbarrow waterfall to save the walk to the waterfall till last the loop walk is abit long and found alot of people asking how long till...More
I dont know who did the work on making this scenic walk accessible but they deserve a lot of credit. There are three walks, a red, yellow or a blue, I have done the red twice so far and will next time combine it with...More
The trees that are now farmed in what is called a forest are beautiful, however that is all that lives in this now dead forest. The area reminded me of a Christmas tree farm. There were hills of clear cut forests, then trees grown like...More
Deep wooded valleys, streams, places to stop and look around, or picnic, and roads that cross the mountains as well as go around them, so you have lots of access points to choose from. Yes, the area is logged, but that is not so unusual,...More
One of the best walking locations in the country - completed untapped as far as there is not so many walkers out and about exploring the mountains, almost feels like you have the mountain range to yourself!! Well worth a visit, but keep it a...More
A beautiful part of the country where you can make that perfect connection and you won't need WiFi. If you tune in nature will speak to you in ways you never imagined possible. Take your troubles to the top of the mountain close your eyes...More
We were heading to Birr from Kilkenny and decided to take the scenic route along the R440 from east to west through Kinnity to get there.
Whilst the road us very narrow in places, I am very glad we did this. The scenery us wonderful...More