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Wicklow Way – Part 6: Moyne to Shillelagh

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Wicklow Way – Part 6: Moyne to Shillelagh, Shillelagh

Description: Day 6 starts with a gentle climb through the hills above Tinahely, a town well known for it’s many walks. The route continues over rolling hills, along quiet country roads until you finish just outside the village of Kilquiggin. From here Shillelagh is 4.5km away.

Grade: Strenuous, the route is marked with yellow marker poles

Distance: 22.5km

Estimated time: 7hrs

Total height climbed: 480m

Highest point: 300m

Terrain underfoot: public road, forest track and exposed mountain trail

Suitable for: parts of this route are on open mountain and should only be undertaken by those who are fully equipped with rainwear, warm clothing, food and strong footwear.

Notes:  Open mountain- very exposed to weather, can be difficult to navigate as you leave the forest if weather is poor.

How to get to start point: Moyne Village

  • GPS FOR START POINT: 52.863582,-6.461948
  • No public transport. Nearest Train Station: Rathdrum 21km
  • Bus to Tinahely: buseireann.ie/‎

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