Kerry Way

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Kerry’s  Jack Sherwood gets up above  Dublin’s John Small during the All-Ireland Final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“A Kerry player,” says Peter Keane, “you are kicking ball against a gable of a wall since you are knee high. You want to play on a day like this, don’(...)

Fred O’Sullivan (right), chairman of the Sliabh Luachra Wind Awareness Group, with Peter and Caroline Cooke at the wind farm at Barna, near Scartaglen in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Two years ago, former president Mary Robinson narrated a video to mark the 25th anniversary of the Irish Wind Energy Association, pointing out that Ir(...)

The walk starts from the now disused Gothic revival Derrycunihy Catholic church, which was built in 1890

A woodland walk by a lake shore with a mountainous background is one of the most sublime experiences a walker can have, and there is no better route t(...)

Dr Tomás Ó Carragáin (UCC) in his essay on Iveragh’s Mountain Pilgrimages makes the interesting point that, because of their poor soils and the formi(...)

The Killarney Walking Festival (June 19th to 21st) is an ideal way to celebrate the summer solstice. It’s a weekend of guided walks through the ree(...)

Get down in Dublin Dublin’s newest hotel, The Dean, is custom made to appeal to a younger clientele, the type that finds proximity to a city’s (...)

 A hiker on summit of Slieve Carr, in the Nephin Beg Mountains
Ten great walking weekends

Tóchar Phádraig, Co Mayo The walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick is possibly the most alluring in Ireland, a 35km pilgrimage route th(...)

Curraghmore:  view to the north from the top of the Lack Road. Photograph: Tony Doherty
Go Walk: Curraghmore, Co Kerry
  • Travel
  • December 14, 2014, 10:00

Curraghmore, ‘The Lonely Reek’, Co Kerry Map: OSI Discovery Series. Sheet 78. Grid Reference: V 770 859. S(...)

Brian Coakley, Anja Ní Chúin, John O’Sullivan, Seán Ó Cúin, Altan Holland, Ella Ní Chúin, Davorka Naletilic and Gary Quinn at the standing stones between the Black Valley and Bridia Valley. Photograph:  Valerie O’Sullivan

The beauty of Killarney National Park is staggering. It’s no wonder people flock there from all over the world and, although it’s one of the first (...)

The Jura: Sean Rothery on the way to St Hippolyte. Taken from  A Long Walk South, An Irishman’s Trek on the GR5

I retired from a long academic career when I was 65. I had no choice, but the view back then and possibly still is that retirement is a good thing,(...)