Monday, 24 September 2018

Walking in Ireland

Visiting Ireland and trying to walk 4 to 5 miles a day. So far managed a beach walk - The beaches or "strands" as called in Ireland are vast and empty.
A mountain walk above the sea cliffs at Slieve League, Donegal,  where you know you have gone too far up if the rainbow is forming on the rain shower below you.
Total expenditure on 2 days entertainment - 6 euro for two coffees and 8 euro for a map. Don't think Irish tourism will get fat on us!  Resisting local crafters trying to sell me an Arran jumper for 150 euros  - the local port now gets regular visits from cruise ships so the prices are high!!


  1. The beaches look lovely. Walking is such a good exercise.

  2. Lovely photos. The beaches are so large (and empty!!).

    God bless.

  3. Gosh, Trish you're in my part of the world! My mobile home is only 6km from Killybegs and we visit Slieve League often. Do go to Glencolmkille Folk Park if you get a chance - it's very interesting. Have you been to Portnoo and Fintragh strand yet? I saw Dolphins at Fintragh...

    1. Hi. Glencombie is on for tomorrow as we have trouble with hire car today. Love Fintragh!


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