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SOUTH MAYO WALKS & HIKES;

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY PAUL PHELAN

 

Paul Phelan

of Walk Connemara is author of Connemara & Mayo; A walking Guide

Day 1_Monday August 20th @ 2pm:

White & Silver Strands - a 3-4 hour coastal hike...
between two spectacular beaches and the stunning connecting headland in South Mayo. A very remote and unspoilt area with beautiful sand dunes, rare machair and interesting archaeology. Terrain is a mix of sand, grass (some very high) and rock. Requires footwear with good grip (and preferably ankle support). Includes swimming opportunities. The weather is generally showery and windy.

 

Cost €25 per person, subject to minimum numbers booking advance on

087 6291659 or walkconnemara@gmail.com

http://www.walkconnemara.com/calendar.html

 

Day 1_Monday August 20th @ 7pm:

SOUTH MAYO WALKS & HIKES -

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY PAUL PHELAN

You've walked the walk (or not...) now here's the talk...

Join Paul for a relaxing evening in Books@One as he gives this enjoyable talk on walking in the area.

Admission is free but booking is essential!

Contact Books@One on 098 66885 or booksatone@gmail.com

http://www.walkconnemara.com/calendar.html

Day 2_Tuesday August 21st @ 11am:

Mweelrea - a difficult five-eight hour off trail hike...

to the tallest mountain in Connaught. Features dramatic rocks, spectacular scenery including mountains, beach, bog and coastline and including the ancient burial cairn purported to be of Diarmuid O Duibhne (who fled with Grainne on the eve of her wedding to Fionn MacCumhail). Distance is about 10km with about 800m of total ascent. Rocky terrain includes steep open hillside, wet bog, sheep track and long grass.

Requires very good fitness and strong walking boots with   ankle support and grip, along with food, water and outdoor layers (waterproof jacket/trousers, fleece, hat, gloves) and a head for heights. The weather is generally showery and windy.

Costs €80/person subject to minimum numbers booking in advance on

087 6291659 or walkconnemara@gmail.com

http://www.walkconnemara.com/calendar.html