1,000km Epic Adventure!
Walking & cycling trail 1000km/620miles long!
40 days to walk
It takes you from west Cork to the Giant's Causeway
The Ireland Way joins the new Beara-Breifne Way with the Ulster Way
Explore mountain ranges, woodland, farmland, bogland, coasts, rivers, culture and warm hospitality!
Some of the sites you will see along the Ireland Way.
Michael Quinn's experience on Stage 1 of the trail - Beara Way.
Ireland Way Passport
Beara-Breifne Way stamps are now available from most towns either in the accommodation, shop or post office.
Get a passport here!
You can also get a passport on the trail from Blue Pool Hostel in Glengarriff in the south (third town on the trail), and in the north from the Ballycastle Visitor Information Centre.
Walkers with the Ireland Way Passport can get a discount at the following accommodation:
The Ireland Way Certificate can be collected at the end of your journey in Ballycastle at the Visitor Information Centre!
This certificate was designed by illustrator Jan Cichos and depicts four swans representing the Children of Lir as well as the coastline of Northern Ireland where you will end your journey.