How to: Pick the Perfect Hiking Socks

How to: Pick the Perfect Hiking Socks

Hiking socks are almost as important as the hiking boots you wear. You’ll need something quick drying, breathable, and comfortable, here are our key tips.

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Open Water Swimming: Tips for getting started

If you’ve been keen to dip your toe into open water swimming but haven’t been sure where to start, then you’re in the perfect place. Here are our top tips to get you started.

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Shattered Dreams: One Man’s Failed Attempt to Sail Solo Around the Globe

Sixty-year-old Sailor Enda O’Coineen was aiming to become the first Irish person to sail single handed around the world in the Vendée Globe solo race, however, it didn’t go to plan.

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Hiking: A Beginner’s Guide to Exploring the Mountains

Here are our 11 top tips to keep you safe and sound up the mountain, from the mouths of the experts themselves, the Dublin and Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team.

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Hiking Boots: 6 of the Best

Hiking Boots: 5 of the Best

Leather vs. Fabric? Gore-Tex? Vibram? Don’t worry, we’ve picked out six of the best hiking boots to take care of your feet!

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Wild Swimming Spots in Ireland: 10 of the Best

Looking to take your swimming out of the confines of a pool and into the wild? Here are our favourite wild swimming spots in the lakes & rivers of Ireland.

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A Taste of More: Hiking Galtymore in the Galtees

The Galtees stretch over 20km from Mitchelstown to Caher (also known as Cahir) and offer a myriad of hiking options with fantastic views.

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12 Sea Swimming Spots in Ireland that will Take your Breath Away

Open water swimming is a great way to stay fit and explore the outdoor beauty of Ireland. Here are our favourite sea swimming spots in Ireland.

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15 of the Coolest Airbnbs in Ireland

Want to get away from it all? We round up the coolest Airbnbs in Ireland, at least one of which is sure to tickle your fancy!

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6 of the Best Looped Walks in Dublin

Dublin has lots of beautiful looped walks to choose from. We've compiled 6 of the best looped walks in Dublin with something for all levels of fitness.

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