Slieve Gullion

County Armagh, Northern Ireland


The famous Irish poet W.B. Yeats called it Irelands most mystic mountain and this is where the team at  Mountain ways Ireland is proud to call home.

Walk with us in the footsteps of Irish Warriors inside the Ring of Gullion and trace almost 7,000 years of human history as we follow old pilgrim woodland routes, visit long forgotten booley sites ,a magical mountain top lake and Slieve Gullions Summit Cairn, the highest intact passage tomb in Ireland.

Listen to the stories of the mighty Finn Mc Cool ,Cu Chulain and the Red Branch Knights.

The Cailleach Beara,the old Hag of Bere made her home here also.

The feminist ,actress and revolutionary Maud Gonne McBride wrote to local folklore collector  Michael J. Murphy, saying that…. 

‘Slieve Gullion sang to her and she could write down the air’ 


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Mountain Ways Ireland Booking Process

  • We advise you to contact us in advance by email: to book on to one of our guided walking tours, tailor-made tours or mountain skills courses.
  • Based on your requirements we will quote you a price.
  • A deposit amount will be agreed depending on the number and size of the tour/group etc.
  • A payment request with online card facility will be sent to you.
  • If a booking is made within 8 weeks of the start date, then payment in full is required.
  • Please note that all booking deposits are non-refundable.
  • Your deposit will only be refunded if we cannot secure your booking.
  • When we receive your deposit, we will begin to make the necessary arrangements for your selected tour, and only then will your booking be confirmed.
  • As soon as we have secured your reservations, we will send you a reminder of the outstanding balance and due date for payment.
  • If applicable your information/travel pack will be created and posted to your home address or the first B & B that you will be staying in.
  • Please make sure that you have adequate insurance for your trip.
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