Howth Head – A Camino on my doorstep…

I can't praise Howth Head and it's various loops high enough. I live 15 minutes on the train from this great town and it's impossible not to get tired of this beauty of a walk. The Bog of Frogs Loop - it's longest walk at 12km - has many surprises and I've often described it …

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All Along The Banks of the Royal Canal

On Saturday, I took a stroll along the Royal Canal Way with the Camino Prep / Training meetup group. We started in Maynooth and made for Dublin, which is 28 kms in total. The Royal Canal Way is a 144-kilometre (89-mile) trail that follows the towpath of the canal from Spencer Dock in Dublin's docklands to …

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Another ramble – Dun Laoghaire – Killiney Hill

With slightly under 4 months left before my next stroll in Spain, I can already feel my anticipation levels rising. I want to go now!....but I would probably lose my job and annoy a whole bunch of people. So I might as well wait until September. That first day is going to be eventful..I can …

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Howth Bog of Frogs Coastal Looped Walk

I seem to be getting into the swing of things now! My third walk in as many weeks and there are more planned in the near future. The more the better, many people say. This walk was not organised through the Camino Prep Meet-Up group however, but by the Camino Society of Ireland. I walk …

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Camino Finisterre 2016 – Day 0 – Dublin to Santiago de Compostela

Camino 2016 – Day 0 – Dublin to Santiago de Compostela - September 1st A short flight to Spain! So I have returned! My feet have touched Irish soil after my Finisterre Camino....well yesterday! I have received my Finisterrana and watched the sun set under the horizon. Yet again, the Spanish people have been 110% and my …

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