Blackwater Way - Duhallow
IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT THAT DOGS MUST NOT BE BROUGHT ON THE SHRONE / THE PAPS AREA OF THIS TRAIL AT ANY TIME, NOT EVEN ON A LEAD. BRINGING DOGS IS PUTTING THE TRAIL AT RISK OF CLOSURE. LANDOWNERS ARE VERY CONCERNED ABOUT THE IMPACT ON THEIR LIVESTOCK AND THE ONGOING PRESENCE OF DOGS WILL LEAD TO THE CLOSURE OF THE TRAIL.
DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON MUSHERA, ALSO DUE TO SHEEP WORRYING. TO KEEP THE HILLS OPEN TO WALKERS IT IS IMPERATIVE TO RESPECT LANDOWNERS AND STOCK.
East Munster Way
We have been informed that there is a locked gate with warning signs in the vicinity of Cannon Wood blocking the route of the East Munster Way. This will be checked out as soon as Covid restrictions permit.
Miner's Way & Historical Trail
Incorporates the link from Knockvicar to the Leitrim Way
PLEASE NOTE: Due to flood damage please follow the diverted route in place at Greaghnafarrna to avoid crossing the Arigna River. The diverted route is located on map "MWHT - Map 7 Lynch's Mountain to Arigna" available to download from this website. Apologies for the inconvenience caused.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE: Due to tree felling on the Red Earl's Road please follow the temporary signed reroute in place on the minor road to the East of the section of the Miner's Way & Historical Trail along the Red Earl's Road between leaving the road at Derrypark/Garrow above Boyle and joining the track at Ballaghboy near Ballinafad. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Sheep's Head Way
From 8th July, due to tree harvesting on the route of the Sheep's Head Way at Barnagowlanes, the section over Mullaghmesha has been temporarily re-routed via the Mealagh Valley Community Centre and Ards, re-joining the route at Kealkil, and the same route will be in place for those travelling in the opposite direction. Please follow the diversion signs. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
***No dogs are allowed on the Sheep’s Head Way***
PLEASE NOTE: The timber boardwalk along the Coolaney Riverwalk section of the Sligo Way has been closed pending the completion of rehabilitation works. Please follow the waymarked diversion
Western Way - Galway
There is an additional 3km between Leenaun and the County Mayo border for those walking both the Galway and Mayo Sections of the Western Way.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the dangerous condition of the boardwalk between Currán Beag and the Maam Cross to Maam Bridge road this section of the Western Way is currently closed. Plans are under way to create a re-route around the boardwalk however this may take some time to put in place. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
Western Way - Mayo
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LETTERKEEN TO BALLYCASTLE SECTION OF THIS TRAIL IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
PLEASE NOTE that from September 2020 the section of this trail on forest tracks under Derrybawn Mountain is temporarily re-routed from the east side of the upper Poulanass River to the west side of the river due to tree harvesting. Please follow the diversion signs.