The East Munster Way
The East Munster Way stretches from Carrick-on-Siur to Clogheen, both in County Tipperary...
The East Munster Way stretches from Carrick-on-Siur to Clogheen, both in County Tipperary. The first section of the Way from Carrick-on-Suir to Clonmel is along an old tow path of the River Suir, and through Kilsheelan Wood, providing a host of scenic views in close proximityto the famed Nire Valley.
Between Clonmel and Clogheen, the Way takes to the hills and treads a route through the picturesque village of Newcastle along the forested flanks of the Comeragh Mountains, rich with a variety of flora and fauna. It links the Wicklow, South Leinster and Blackwater Ways, forming part of a 310 mile waymarked route from Dublin to Killarney.
The total distance of the walk is 43 miles with the longest stage bing from Newcastle to Clogheen, a distance of 14 miles. The highest point of the walk if is Holy Year Cross, Glenary ( 1150ft ).
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