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Foil Dearg Loop, Araglin

7.8 mile trail near Araglin, Ireland
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Difficulty: Unknown
Length: 7.8 miles
Duration: Unknown

Overview :  Shortly after leaving your starting point, you will come to a fork in the road. Keep right here and continue on through the next... more »

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Points of Interest

1. The Three Doons

Your starting point for this walk is in the Three Doons.

In the late-18th and early-19th centuries, a highwayman by the name of Willie Brennan was operating in the south of Ireland. He is said to have been an honourable man, robbing from the rich to give to the poor. This Irish Robin Hood was not to enjoy a long life, however. After robbing the... More

2. Viewpoint

From here, enjoy views across the gorse and heather which give a unique texture to the mountain landscape.

3. Moon

While following this trail, you will pass through a turf-cutting area which, due to its remote location, is known locally as the Moon.

On a clear day, one can see Dungarvan Harbour in the distance.

4. Araglin Valley

Before returning to your car, take time to look back over the beautiful views of Araglin Valley, Ballysaggart and, in the distance, Fermoy, Castlelyons and the Nagle Mountains.