West of Ireland Walks

Title:  West of Ireland Walks

Author:  Kevin Corcoran

Publisher:  The O'Brien Press

ISBN:  9781847172877

First published:  1993

Latest revision:  2012

Summary:  Walking guidebook detailing fourteen quality routes of various grades throughout Counties Clare, Galway and Mayo in the west of Ireland.

On the back cover:  Explore the counties of Clare, Galway and Mayo in the company of a wildlife expert. The West of Ireland offers a huge choice of landscape to the walker - mountain peaks, woodland, bogs and lakes, sandy beaches and the strange limestone plateaux of the Burren. Clare walks: Sliabh Eilbhe - Black Head - Abbey Hill. Galway walks: Inishmore (Aran Islands) - Mount Gable - Errisbeg Mountain (Roundstone) - Maumturk Mountains - Lackavrea Hill - Killary Harbour. Mayo walks: Cong - Lough Nadirkmore (Partry Mountains) - Tonakeera Point - Croagh Patrick - Achill Head. Caters for casual strollers, family groups, ramblers and serious walkers.

Content & credits:  192 pages. Words [by Kevin Corcoran]. No photographs. Sketched, black & white illustrations [by Kevin Corcoran]. Very basic, sketched, black & white route location and detail maps [by Kevin Corcoran].

Route location map (walk start points):

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Other walking guidebooks for this area:

The area covered by this book is also dealt with by the following list of recommended titles.

  Ireland's County High Points - A Walking Guide

  Connemara & Mayo - A Walking Guide

  The Burren & The Aran Islands - A Walking Guide

  Hiking in Ireland

  Walking in Ireland

  Best Irish Walks

  The Mountains of Ireland

  Irish Coastal Walks


Counties covered by this book:

This guidebook contains walking routes in the following counties.

  County Clare

  County Galway

  County Mayo