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# hiking the mountains
Irish hillwalkers warned about magnets in clothing sending compasses the wrong way
Mobile phones are also a problem.
# New Direction
Student reunited with lost family heirloom after seeing it on RTÉ's Today
The compass was shown in a feature on RTÉ’s Today programme.
# mountain safety
Your smartphone won’t keep you safe on mountain hikes
If you’re heading out on a hike, take a good old-fashioned compass and map with you.