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history and legends of Ballyhoura mountains

history and legends of Ballyhoura mountains

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Published by Ted O"Riordan in (S.l.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballyhoura (Limerick, Ireland) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled, edited by T.J. (Ted) O"Riordan.
    ContributionsO"Riordan, T. J.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19161452M

    The Ballyhoura Way, which is a 90km way-marked trail, is part of the O’Sullivan Beara Trail. The Way stretches from John’s Bridge in North Cork to Limerick Junction in County Tipperary, and is essentially a fairly short, easy, low-level route. Excellent MTB hire at Ballyhoura trails located at the trailhead for the MTB park. $5 cash entry to the car park which had toilet, shower and bike wash facilities. Excellent single track, sweeping views and nicely maintained trails with plenty of distance to choose from. /5(89).

    Ballyhoura MTB Trails The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails are the largest trail network of its kind in Ireland and provides many options for off-road cycling in the mountains. Forest road climbs lead you into tight twisty singletrack with loads of ups and downs, tight turns and technical rocky bits. Ballyhoura Development works in partnership to develop empowered and inclusive communities, that inspire and embrace new opportunities, drive positive sustainable social and economic change and reduce inequalities, thereby making the Ballyhoura area an attractive location in which to live, do business and visit.

    Discover the Highlights of Munster Vales. Hike to the five highest points of the Munster Vales to experience unrivalled vistas - lush valleys, surging rivers, cascading waterfalls, rugged coastline - a millennia-old landscape, the origin of Ireland's great legends and folklore. The Ballyhoura Way (Irish: Slí Bhealach Eabhra) is a long-distance trail in is 89 kilometres (55 miles) long and begins at St John’s Bridge, near Kanturk, County Cork and ends at Limerick Junction, County is typically completed in four days. It is designated as a National Waymarked Trail by the National Trails Office of the Irish Sports Council and is managed by Location: Ireland.


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Glenosheen Village The road into Glenosheen, viewed from the R junction, with the Ballyhoura mountain range in the background. The Ballyhoura Mountains (Irish: An Sliabh Riabhach) are located in south-east County Limerick and north-east County Cork in central Munster, running east and west for about 6 miles on the borders of both nates: 52°18′N 8°32′W / °N.

Situated at the crossroads of Munster, on the borders of counties Tipperary, Limerick and Cork, Ballyhoura Country provides the perfect setting for an action-packed activity based holiday, the opportunity to stroll through medieval history or unwind alongside its riverbanks, parks and gardens.

Ballyhoura Mountain Lodges is located in Ballyorgan. The property is 28 miles from Strand, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site.

The vacation home has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a /10(63). Kilfinane Photographs. K likes. Kilfinane The True Heart of Ballyhoura Countryside, situated in the Golden Vale is a very picture scope area and steeped in ers: K.

Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trail, Limerick, Ireland. K likes. The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails is the largest trail network of it’s kind in Ireland and provides 96km of purpose build way marked /5(). Seefin (Irish: Suí Finn) is a mountain near the southern border of County Limerick, m it is the highest peak and the second most northerly summit in the Ballyhoura Mountains and the th highest in Ireland.

Latitude: Longitude: Name. The name Suí Finn translates as the Seat of Fionn (Mac Cumhaill).It is so named because, according to tradition, Fionn mac Coordinates: 52°18′47″N 8°31′16″W / °N.

The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails Ballyhoura, Limerick. The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike trails are nestled into the beautiful Ballyhoura mountains straddling the counties of Cork and Limerick.

The trails run over 90km of the most wonderful undulating hills and forests that Ireland has to. The location is good for walking in the Ballyhoura mountains. The Ballyhoura way goes through the property and there is a nice woodland walk at the bottom of the property.

If you want to go a bit further this path leads to the Blackrock/Seefin loop, other trail heads are easily accessible by /10(63). You’ll not find the Ballyhoura Region of Ireland on a map, though if you look you will find the mountains that lend their name to the area.

The Ballyhoura region lies in Ireland’s south-west, covering much of County Limerick and the northern part of County Cork. The Ballyhoura Mountains have great walks and in some areas the dog does need to be on the lead - but there are also enough places for the dog to run.

We also visited the Doneraile Wildlife Park which is a beautfiul national park not too far from the cabin.5/5. The Ballyhoura Mountains polka. Also known as The Ballynahula #1, The Ballynahula No.

1, The Ballynahula, Cuz Teahan’s, Cuz Teahan’s Favorite, Mike Buckley’s Favourite, Teahan’s Favorite, Teahan’s Favourite, Terry Teahan’s Favourite. Outdoor activities can be found across Ballyhoura.

Mountain biking trails of varying difficulty can be found in the mountains, trail walks cross the region, and horseback riding lets you explore the hills without quite so much work on your part. If you want to try something different, try Orienteering at Ardpatrick Forest Park.

Features. The southern part of the hills is largely afforested with conifers, on the northern side there is extensive heathland and blanket mountains include Seefin (m, ft), near Seefin on the northwest is Black Rock (m, ft) and 3 miles to the west is Carron Mountain (cm, ft) on the boundary of Cork and Limerick.

Immediately east of Seefin is Knockea (ft. A misty Sunday morning walk took me up the mountains of Ballyhoura.

I would suggest to GPS Ballyhoura Car Park before setting out as this will bring you to the beginning of the walk. The walk itself can become steep at times taking you past a ringfort and up over many hills and 5/5(63).

The terrible journey has become one of Ireland’s great epics, and the Ballyhoura Way was laid out along part of the route O’Sullivan took with his clan all those years ago, from St John’s Bridge to Limerick Junction.

The route crosses four upland stretches, one long one over the Ballyhoura Mountains (highest point Seefin, at metres. In the southeast the Ballyhoura Mountains run east and west for about 6 miles on the borders of Limerick and Cork. The principal summits are Seefin (1,), rising straight over the village and valley of Glenasheen, and having on its south side the pretty mountain glen of Lyre-na-Grena.

Rome2rio makes travelling from Cork to Ballyhoura Mountains easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Cork to Ballyhoura Mountains right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times. The Ballyhoura Way is based upon the remembrance of the bitter march endured by the O'Sullivan Bere clan during the winter of After fleeing from Dunboy Castle on the Beara Peninsula, the O'Sullivan Bere made their way under constant harassment northwards to over a thousand of the Clan who left Dunboy, only thirty-five completed the journey.

Rome2rio makes travelling from Dublin to Ballyhoura Mountains easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Dublin to Ballyhoura Mountains right here.

The Ballyhoura Mountain Bike trails are nestled into the beautiful Ballyhoura mountains straddling the counties of Cork and Limerick. The trails were designed by Daffyd Davis and run over 90km of the most wonderful undulating hills and forests that Ireland has to offer.

The surrounding villages of Ardpatrick, Ballyorgan Charleville, Doneraile. Discover the folklore, myths and legends and the truly spooky Hellfire Club Story!

The Hellfire Club Archaeological Project. In Decemberin the wake of the defeat of Gaelic forces at the Battle of Kinsale, Donal Cam O Suilleabhain, the chief of the O'Sullivan clan.

Drive through a collection of beautiful towns that showcase the rich history and culture of Ballyhoura Country. En route, you’ll find archaeological and historical monuments, and town trails to lead you on a journey through thousands of years of history right up to present-day traditions.