• Hiking on the Wild Atlantic Way on the 8 Day Explorer Tour. Beyond the Glass Adventure Tour on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.




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    Day 6 – The Aran Islands and the Connemara Coast

    The following is a brief description of day 6 of our 8 Day Wild Atlantic Way Tour taken this May 2018. We began the adventure tour traveling west from Galway into Connemara. For the entire mornings journey the Atlantic waters of Galway Bay were on our left and beyond the Bay was the Burren of

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    The Wild Atlantic Way – A Working Land

    The Wild Atlantic Way, as well as being one of the world’s top tourist destinations, also provides a livelihood for people in many other trades and industries outside of tourism. The towns, villages, fields and harbours along Ireland’s Atlantic Coast are working communities, a lineage carried on for many generations from those who first moved

  • Wild Skies in Ireland




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    Mountains, museums and music in Ireland’s Ancient East.

    This weekend, we travelled to Waterford and Kilkenny as we continued on our mission to find the best places in Ireland to visit, to include in our upcoming season’s BEYOND THE GLASS ADVENTURE TOURS. We began on Saturday morning with a trip to the Comeragh Mountains. This mountain range lies in the South-East of Ireland,

  • Taking it all in . . .




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    Cycling the WILD ATLANTIC WAY in the Beara Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland.

    This is a short description of a cycle taken on sunday the 12th of November in West Cork along Irelands WILD ATLANTIC WAY. Today was a beautiful sunny day, a rare day for this time of year. I got up early and drove west from cork city towards the Beara Peninsula. My plan was to cycle the ring of Beara

  • Shine on me.




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    Hiking along the river Barrow, County Carlow, Ireland.

    Some photos taken yesterday along the river Barrow just outside Bagenalstown, Co Carlow, Ireland. The Barrow is the second longest river in Ireland. It is one of three rivers that form the three sisters, the river Suir and the river Nore being the other two. The Barrow is a fantastic river for outdoor adventures. It is a popular

  • Cycling between stone walls.




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    Biking, Hiking & Surfing in Kerry (Day 2 of 2)

    As you head further west into County Kerry, the landscape becomes wilder. Inland, the Mountains stretch to the horizon and they roll down to meet the wild ocean. This wild Irish landscape forces the roads into winding snake-like patterns. Travelling here you are reminded that humans can never truly conquer nature; but only work with it,

  • Muckross Abbey.




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    Biking, Hiking & Surfing in Kerry (Day 1 of 2)

    A two-day activity-filled break in Killarney was just the answer for the Beyond The Glass team last week to blow off the office cobwebs. Biking, hiking and surfing in Ireland’s Kingdom county of Kerry located on the rugged south-west coast of Ireland, more fondly known today as the Wild Atlantic Way. County Kerry features in a

  • Connemara cycling.




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    Beyond Kinsale – A One Day Adventure

      Kinsale in West Cork is one of Ireland’s most beautiful coastal towns. Only a half hour from Cork City, Kinsale is as picturesque as it is fun, and it is at the southern tip of Irelands Wild Atlantic Way. It is one of Ireland’s most beautiful tourist locations and it forms part of our 8 Day Adventure

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