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Getting away from it all: Actress Aoibhín Garrihy loves hiking in her native Co Clare. Photo: Eamon Ward

Getting away from it all: Actress Aoibhín Garrihy loves hiking in her native Co Clare. Photo: Eamon Ward

Getting away from it all: Actress Aoibhín Garrihy loves hiking in her native Co Clare. Photo: Eamon Ward

Now the country is in partial lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, walking is the new social outlet for many.

With new social distancing guidelines in place, many events and social gatherings have been cancelled.

With that in mind, we've rounded up a selection of excellent hikes and trails, chosen by three expert walkers - authors all - which are particularly good in spring.