Category Archives: Ireland

Causeway Coast Way eastern segment: from Carrick-A-Rede to Ballycastle

This was the last of my six days of hiking in Ballycastle during my eachtra aisling Éireannach (Irish dream adventure). I had hoped to be able to do a “view hike” from Fair Head, or even more ambitiously from Torr … Continue reading

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Moyle Way: from Trostan to Waterfoot

This was the second of two days hiking on the Moyle Way, a 26-mile hiking trail in the Glens of Antrim near Ballycastle, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland. It was a continuation of my eachtra aisling Éireannach (Irish dream adventure). … Continue reading

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Moyle Way: from Ballycastle to Breen Forest

This was a much-anticipated hike. Early in the planning for my eachtra aisling Éireannach (Irish dream adventure), I learned of the Moyle Way, a 26-mile hiking trail in the Glens of Antrim near Ballycastle. A special connection is that Moyle … Continue reading

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Rathlin Island: Two Lighthouses and a Lookout (part 2)

This post is a continuation of my second day’s hike on Rathlin Island during my eachtra aisling Éireannach (Irish dream adventure). In the previous post I described the first part of my hike, from Church Bay to the Rue Lighthouse … Continue reading

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Rathlin Island: Two Lighthouses and a Lookout (part 1)

Following my first day-trip to Rathlin Island during my eachtra aisling Éireannach (Irish dream adventure) I returned the next day for another memorable hike. On the previous day I had hiked out to the Visitor’s Centre at the Seabird Centre, … Continue reading

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Rathlin Island: Rathlin Trail to Visitor’s Centre

The next chapter in my eachtra aisling Éireannach (Irish dream adventure) was a day trip to Rathlin Island, a boomerang-shaped island just a short ferry ride north of Ballycastle across the Sea of Moyle. The major goal was to walk … Continue reading

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Causeway Coast Way from Carrick-A-Rede to the Giant’s Causeway (part 3)

This post covers the third and final part of my single-day hike along the Causeway Coast Way walking trail , continuing from Bengore Head along the Giant’s Causeway to the Visitor’s Centre. It’s another part of my eachtra aisling Éireannach … Continue reading

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