Get out there!

From Ireland's highest mountain to a dash in a tash, this week has activities to suit everyone, writes Heather Irvine.

13th November, 2011

If you've ever wanted to scale Ireland's highest mountain, but lack the navigation skills to do it alone, this guided trip might be an option. You'll climb through glaciated corries, past deep mountain lakes and along ice-carved ridges to stand on Carrauntoohil's summit (1,040m). Weather-permitting, you'll get to savour views over the Iveragh, Beara and Dingle Peninsulas, as far as Skellig Michael and the Blasket Islands. Expect to be on the hills from 9am-5pm (€55...

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