Tag Archives: coastal walks

New Year’s Day 2012 – Walk to the top of Lough Hyne Forest (Knockomagh Wood Nature Reserve)

On New Year’s Day, after relaxing by the fire all week, too many chocolates and lots of tasty treats, we decided that we would start the year as we meant to go on and walk to the top of Lough … Continue reading

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Apr 2011 – Easter walk to Barlogue Pier, Lough Hyne

This Easter we had family to stay in the cottages and the sun shone and shone. We had lots of day trips: Bantry House; the English Market in Cork City; and Schull harbour. But the best day of all was … Continue reading

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Jan 2010 – The Big Freeze

The frosts continued into the New Year, but once again we avoided the heavy snow experienced by the East coast of Ireland and throughout the UK. We did have one day at the end of the ‘Big Freeze’ when it … Continue reading

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May 2009 – Nature’s Balance

The swallows arrived as expected on 26th April, chattering excitedly with their characteristic call. They inspected the barn flying at great speed through a slit at the top of the door and built a nest in the rafters. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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