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Ravensdale woods to Carnamhadaigh

Cooley Peninsula, County Louth, Ireland

Moderate 12.5 km

Winding paths and stone bridges lead up through a lovely old broadleaved forest giving way to open mountain where we trace the paths followed by the young boy ,Setanta, who went on to become Ulster’s greatest Celtic Warrior,Cu Chulainn.Like all great walks we finish at a fine Irish country pub !

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Queen Maebhs Gap and the Abandoned Village

Cooley Peninsula, County Louth, Ireland

Moderate 14 km

Beginning and finishing in the charming medieval sea-side village of Carlingford, this walk crosses part of the Tain Way through ,Queen Maebh’s Gap alongside megalithic tombs and the ‘lost’ village.

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Slieve Foye Ridge Walk

Slieve Foye, Co. Louth

Moderate / Challenging 12.5 km

This moderate to challenging graded walk takes you well off the beaten track to climb County Louth’s highest peak. You’re well rewarded with a really stunning, rugged ridge top walk.

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Slieve Foye

County Louth, Ireland

Take a hike along the rugged Gabbro ridge of Slieve Foye with stunning views in all directions. Finish in the beautiful Medieval village of Carlingford.

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