Posts by MidTippHillWalkers

10 Mar 2019

Sun 10 Mar 2019 was an amalgamated walk of A & B walkers. The walk was led by Ger Fewer and Dick Hennessy. They had a great walk in the east Galtee Mountains. Initially the weather was excellent beautiful spring sunshine with fabulous views of the Galtee mountains in front and spectacular views of the…

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3 Mar 2019

Sunday 3rd Mar 2019, 5 A walkers braved the elements of snow, sleet and wind for a walk in the Galtees led by Josephine Tobin. Redundant C leader joined the A walk. This coming Sun (Mar 10) A and B walks leave from opposite the fire station in Cashel at 11am. All welcome. Wear outdoor…

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Charity Challenge April 2019 Tralee

March 1st 2019 With 132 places now filled, we now just have 8 places,still available for our Kerry Challenge, which is going ahead from Fri, April 5 to Sun, April 7, before we must apply a cancellation list. The cost is €199 for the weekend, including accommodation and breakfast on Fri and Sat, with dinner…

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24 Feb 2019

24 Feb 2019 the A walk was led by Bridget Browne. In windy conditions the group headed up towards Cush from the Clydagh river car park. Views came and went but it just got more windy as they climbed, for the group of 7 walkers. Due to 50kph winds, it forced them to abandon their…

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17 Feb 2019

Ollie Walsh led 11 A walkers in West Comeraghs walking lively up Glenastackaun into fresh wind. The group had lunch at Coumtey then back to Coumfea and Coumalocha and descended into Nire valley and Lyre returning to cars. A great wildish day with a few showers. It was very much the proverbial walk of two…

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10 Feb 2019

The A walk started at the Nire Valley in the Comeragh Mountains. The group of six led by Matt did a 14km circuit and were blessed with beautiful weather all day with the exception of some strong gusts of wind at times. Photo from A walk shows the group in front of the “Sean Bhean…

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3 Feb 2019

Sunday 3rd Feb 2019 Willie Fahey led the A walk in the west Knockmealdowns. The day had an eventful start with their cars failing in the ice to get to their intended destination. Luckily one of the group helped out with his four-wheel drive. It turned out to be a beautiful day for walking, fresh…

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2019 Walking Options

GREAT NEWS! After the success of the 2018 Pilgrim walk of St Declan’s Way, when an average of almost 300 completing each stage, Knockmealdown Active is again organising a 5 stage guided walk of St Declan’s Way, in 2019, as follows: April 27 – Cashel to Cahir May 25 – Cahir to Goatenbridge June 29…

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27 Jan 2019

Eoin Wolahan led a group of 12 hill walkers. The walk started from the southern side of the beautiful Glengarra wood area. On their assent to Greenane they had clear skies and fantastic 360 degree views. The sun shined intermittently but the cold winds were blowing with an 11 degree windchill. They took comfort in…

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Summer Trips 2019

Summer Trips 2019. John Lynagh’s proposed holiday in the Spanish Pyrenees is from 9 to 16 June 2019. Flights are to and from Girona airport with Ryanair. This holiday had to be booked before Christmas 2018. Kranjska Gora, Slovenia 08-15 August 2019 Our August trip this year is to the Kranjska Gora in North-Eastern Slovenia…

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