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# hiking - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

The man was airlifted to hospital.

# hiking - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'People go to the hills to clear their heads': Mountain rescue volunteers ready for calls over Christmas

It can be a lovely time to get out into nature, rescue volunteers just ask that people are sensible when they do.

# hiking - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica

The dead include a father and his young daughter.

# hiking - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

# hiking - Friday 14 October, 2016

Journeys with Ireland's oldest gay sports club encourages people to get Out and About

A community group that was a safe space for gay people in 1980s Ireland is the third winner of our Irish Rail free trips partnership.

# hiking - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

This Omani student loved Ireland so much he just walked around the entire island

Ammar Albadi will finish in front of the GPO this evening.

# hiking - Friday 15 April, 2016

Walker who fell and cut her knee while hiking Wicklow Way wins €40k in damages

The judgement will have serious repercussions for Ireland’s national parks.

The €40k hiking damages judgement will be appealed as hillwalkers fight back

Mountaineering Ireland says personal responsibility is important.

# hiking - Friday 25 March, 2016

Want to head outdoors this weekend? Here are some hiking and biking trails

Explore the great outdoors this Easter.

# hiking - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Notorious accountant on trial for stealing $9 million before living in the woods for years

How a late-night TV viewer brought Jim Hammes’ long hike to an end.

# hiking - Saturday 4 April, 2015

# hiking - Monday 26 January, 2015

From The42 Four great Irish hikes you should get out and enjoy while it's still cold out Great Outdoors

# hiking - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch two hikers walk out on an amazingly clear frozen lake Cold As Ice

Watch two hikers walk out on an amazingly clear frozen lake

We’re walking in the aaaaaiiiiirrrr…

# hiking - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Want to discover something new over the summer? These apps will help you out

With the days longer and the summer events season getting into full swing, there are a number of apps and services which will help take you off the beaten track.

The men battling blisters and 'nonsense' to complete the 130km Wicklow Way hike in 48 hours

John Murphy and Chris Flood are planning to hike the whole way from Dublin to Clonegal in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

# hiking - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles

After my wife died of cancer in 2007, I wanted to raise much-needed funds for Cancer Treatment and Research. This summer, I will walk in support of European peace.

# hiking - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Hidden Ireland: Where to get in your St Stephen's Day walk

Archaeologist Neil Jackman picks fascinating sites nationwide for a stroll today.

# hiking - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Search resumes for missing walker in Mayo

The 38-year-old has been missing on Mweelrea mountain since yesterday.

# hiking - Monday 29 April, 2013

'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest

Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.

# hiking - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Your smartphone won’t keep you safe on mountain hikes

If you’re heading out on a hike, take a good old-fashioned compass and map with you.

# hiking - Sunday 12 August, 2012

5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas Celebrations This post contains videos

5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas

Leaving Certificate students have worked hard, now where are they going to play hard? Here are some less than ordinary sixth year holiday destinations.

# hiking - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Three casualties from Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

An elderly woman, a teenage boy and a man received medical attention after attempting to climb the mountain as part of the annual Reek Sunday Pilgrimage.

# hiking - Monday 11 June, 2012

US students survive for nine days in New Zealand wilderness

The two students were trapped by a snowstorm and heavy rains.

# hiking - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

Last night, a 32-year-old cyclist was rescued after a bad crash.

# hiking - Monday 28 May, 2012

Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains

The teenagers all sustained leg injuries during a hike around the Glendalough valley.

# hiking - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Hiker survives four days stranded without food

Apart from the freezing Utah temperatures, Victoria Grover said the worst problem was boredom.

# hiking - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Pessimistic, boastful but loves a drink: what Lonely Planet says about Ireland

The tenth edition of the famed travel guide has some familiar themes…

# hiking - Monday 22 August, 2011

US 'deeply disappointed' at Iran's sentencing of hikers

Two men who claim they accidentally wandered across the Iranian border have been sentenced for spying.

# hiking - Monday 9 May, 2011

Man falls from cliffs at Howth

Walker suffers head, leg and spinal injuries after falling during hike.