In Ireland, we tried to stay as far west as reasonably possible while maintaining a fairly straight line from south to north. Due to the shortage of suitable long distance footpaths, much of our route was on roads, which was hard work! We hiked through the counties of Cork, Kerry, Clare, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Donegal.
At long last, we’re on our way! Left Liverpool on the train yesterday, bumpy crossing from Holyhead to Dublin, then train journey down to Cork. Blue sky and sunshine, green fields, occasional old ruins, distant hills – lovely. Good night out in Cork last night sampling the black stuff – … Read More