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Checking out the routes on the Roof of Ireland, The Ultimate Challenge...Piaras Kelly,, is organising a trek which will see trekkers skirting along the iconic MacGillyuddy's Reeks, Co Kerry 'The Roof of Ireland'.This unique event ‘ Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge’,takes place on Saturday 11th July, 2015, and is aimed at all mountain enthusiasts. Participants will trek over 25 km of stunning, wild, rugged mountain terrain on 14 of Ireland’s highest summits, traversing the Gap of Dunloe and the magnificent and dramatic MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Ireland’s highest Mountain Range, with a total height gain of over 2450 meters. This is the pinnacle of all mountain treks, Participants will be expected to self navigate along a pre planned marshalled route in terrain that Lonely planet described the route as ‘a must do on everyone’s bucket list’. Speaking about the event, Piaras said “This is not a race but a challenge event, where participants will trek and traverse using their personal navigational skills, fitness, determination and stamina, and enjoy their day on the most magnificent and challenging mountain range in Europe.” Cronin’s Yard, is the traditional starting point for ascents of The MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Situated at the entrance to the Hag’s Glen, it has welcomed mountaineers and trekkers for over 200 years. The tea rooms and the famous ‘Cronin Welcome’ and hospitality is renowned. The Sign in and registration will take place at Cronin’s Yard on the Saturday morning of the event, and will finish at the tea rooms . Weary mountaineers can relax and enjoy the ‘Aprés Reeks’ party - barbecue, traditional musical and the all important post event medal presentation. Walkers can still register and contact Piaras O'Sullivan/FREE PIC/NO REPRO CHARGE

Com Cailleach – The Hags Glen and Gaelic Goddess – Myth, Lore, and Legend

The Cailleach of na Cruacha Dubha & Com Cailleach - The Hags Glen The renowned Hag’s Glen must truly be one of the most spectacular valleys in Ireland's superbly impressive…

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