• 10

    Sep

    2019

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    Autumn reflections.

    As Summer turns to Autumn the natural world slows and the preparation for Winter begins. Farmers fill their barns with crops, animals gather and store food for the oncoming winter and trees begin to shed their leaves. This year, as summer passes, I too find myself taking stock. When I set-up Beyond the Glass Adventure

  • View from Errisbeg, Co Galway. Beyond the Glass Adventure Tour on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.

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    May

    2018

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    Roundstone to Westport – Day 7 and Day 8 of our 8 Day Adventure Holiday on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

    Have you ever been away in a beautiful location for a period of time and you begin to take where you are for granted? When I am leading tours and spend extended periods of time in the outdoors there are times when I begin to take where I am for granted. Then I cycle around

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

    20

    May

    2018

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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

  • 27

    Feb

    2018

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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

  • Taking it all in . . .

    13

    Nov

    2017

    Posted by: beyond

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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

  • Cycling between stone walls.

    08

    Aug

    2017

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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.

    01

    Jul

    2017

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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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    Jun

    2017

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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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