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’