Events and Travels
Events and Travels

Eurovision Hiking Weekend

Hiking weekend in the Barrow Valley during the Eurovision final

Saturday 13 May – Sunday 14 May 2017

Saturday Hike

Blackstairs Mountain (735m)
Duration: 6 hours
Distance: 19 Km
Difficuty: moderate
Start/finish: Sculloge Gap
Summary: Exceptionally far-ranging vistas on a superb ridge walk east of the Barrow valley, returning along an ancien track.

Saturday Evening

Plan to stay in a cottage, to watch the Eurovision and to have a self catering dinner (including the famous Maurizio’s carbonara).

Sunday Walk

Borrow Way Highlight
A tranquil, easy-going walk along the bank of an historic waterway, passing through mediaveval Graiguenamanagh.


8 places have been reserved in the Aunt Maggies Self Catering Cottage Borris ( . Cost will be €43 per person in twin and double bed rooms. Places will be kept for the first 8 to confirm here, deposits required. Deadline to send the deposit is Monday 24th April.

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Eurovision Hiking Weekend in the Barrow Valley