Munros:

Sir Hugh Munro was a Scottish mountaineer who catalogued all the mountains over 3000ft or 914.4m in Scotland. http:///en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Hugh_Munro,_4th_Baronet

His name has come to represent mountains over the magical 3000ft and there are fourteen Munros in Ireland which are listed below.

Irish Munros:

Carrauntoohil 1039m
Beenkeragh 1010m
Caher 1001m
Cnoc na Peasta 988m
Caher (West Top) 975m
Maolan Bui 973m

Carrauntuohill Tooth 959m
Cnoc an Chuillin (& East Top) 958m
Brandon 952m
The Big Gun 939m
Cruach Mor 932m

L. Coimin Moir 926m
Lugnaquilla 925m

Galtymore 919m

There are many more munros in Scotland, England and Wales, 283, which has fast become a target for avid hill walkers throughout the British Isles.

If you've done a few hills and mountains and would like to keep track of them, you could do a lot worse than checking out Mountain Views website.

Above:

View from The Spinc, Glenalough, Co. Wicklow.

Below:

View from the Hag's Glen, Killarney.


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