Crotty's Rock...Coum Gabthartha is better known as Crotty's Coum. William Crotty was a famous Waterford highwayman who was hung, drawn and quartered in the city in 1742. His life as…

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PLANTS AND LICHENS OF THE IRISH UPLANDS

                                                                MAP LICHENThe map lichen is a species of lichen, Rhizocarpon geographicum, which grows on rocks in mountainous areas of low air pollution. Each lichen is a flat patch bordered…

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Guided Ascent of Carrauntoohil by “Stumpa an tSaimh”(Hags tooth) ridge. February 13th 2011 from 8am-5:30pm

  This amazing scrambling route to the top of Carrauntoohil ,first takes us to the summit of Irelands second highest mountain,Beenkeragh(1010mtrs)....Otherwise known as the "Hags Tooth ridge",this climb gives us…

Continue ReadingGuided Ascent of Carrauntoohil by “Stumpa an tSaimh”(Hags tooth) ridge. February 13th 2011 from 8am-5:30pm