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New locations and sub-lists

Since its original publication on 5th December 2015, the Gribbon list of Ireland's major geographical high points has comprised 186 locations. Today, 12th October 2017, that number increased to 188 as we welcomed two new summits to our lists. Today, we also published four new secondary sub-lists, expanding the High Point Ireland list portfolio to … Continue reading New locations and sub-lists

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A change to our photo competition

By now, many of you will have heard of the #HighPointIrelandPhoto competitions we run on Twitter every three months. Until now, the winning photo from each of these quarterly competitions has become the header image of the High Point Ireland website and its social media profiles for a period of three months. Going forward, a new type of prize … Continue reading A change to our photo competition

Secondary Gribbon sub-lists

When the Gribbon list of Ireland's major geographical high points was published on 5th December 2015, each of its locations had been selected for inclusion because it met the criteria for at least one of the following eight primary Gribbon sub-lists: Province Gribbons County Gribbons Local Council Gribbons Range Gribbons Island Gribbons River Gribbons Isolation … Continue reading Secondary Gribbon sub-lists

Ireland High Points Week 2017 

(Words and photos submitted by Patrick O'Brien) On hearing about Ireland High Points Week, I knew it was something Dillon and I would have to mark by completing a visit to at least one Gribbon location over the week. The perfect excuse to get us out on the hills! The fact that the week was … Continue reading Ireland High Points Week 2017 

Vote for your favourite in the Autumn 2017 High Point Ireland Photo competition

On submssion day for our Autumn 2017 High Point Ireland Photo competition, we received qualifying entries via Twitter from Lauren Juanita Hines and Mark O'Leary. Which photo would you like to see as our header image during September, October and November? Lauren's photo of Mweelrea, or Mark's photo of Moylussa. Take a look at both … Continue reading Vote for your favourite in the Autumn 2017 High Point Ireland Photo competition

Get snapping for our Autumn 2017 High Point Ireland Photo competition 

Would you like one of your Irish landscape photos to appear as the High Point Ireland header image during September, October and November 2017? If your answer to this question is "yes", we invite you to enter our Autumn 2017 High Point Ireland Photo competition by submitting a photo to us via Twitter on Sunday … Continue reading Get snapping for our Autumn 2017 High Point Ireland Photo competition 

Cavanagh Free Range Eggs

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Cavanagh Free Range Eggs to the High Point Ireland community as our first Official League Sponsor. We are delighted to announce that they will be sponsoring our County Fermanagh and Ulster Highpointeering Team pages for the 2017 and 2018 High Point Ireland League seasons. Cavanagh Free Range … Continue reading Cavanagh Free Range Eggs

From the old blog

The following list of blog articles can be found on our old blog:   "Cairngaver: second time lucky" by Martin McAlinden  (29th May 2017) "UPCOMING EVENT: Foxford Walking Festival 2017" by the event organisers (27th May 2017) "Highpointeering: a new all-Ireland competitive sport" by High Point Ireland (17th May 2017) "Spring 2017 #HighPointIrelandPhoto competition winner" … Continue reading From the old blog