Circuits of Glendalough and Glenmacnass

I had two days free in Ireland to do whatever I wanted. So, of course, I went running in the Wicklow Mountains. What with having no car of my own, I took the 11.30am St. Kevin’s bus to Glendalough from Dublin’s Dawson Street. I plonked my bags into the nearest bed and breakfast, grabbed my … Continue reading Circuits of Glendalough and Glenmacnass

Sunshine at last!

The Sun will come out... TODAY!!!! Bet your bottom dollar, that TODAY, there’ll be sun!!! Yes, it was bright and blue and beautiful over Wicklow, and in particular over Brockagh today. After weeks of rain and wind and generally sh*te weather, today the clouds cleared and voila... it produced picture-perfect shots like this one - … Continue reading Sunshine at last!

Coming off Tonlagee … at Night

It’s hard coming off Tonlagee at the best of times. Every year, IMRA runs the Circuit of Glenmacnass, a 20km race that takes you up and over 1000 metres of climb, summiting Brockagh, Tonlagee and Scarr on your way. Though the race is consistently run in June when it is broad daylight, even in clear … Continue reading Coming off Tonlagee … at Night