Posts by MidTippHillWalkers

19 July 2019

Friday evening walks. Friday 19 July 2019 the forecast was for very heavy showers as the group met at the village green to complete part of the Leafy Loop walk. The group of 32 set out along the streets of Durrow which is preparing for the Scarecrow Festival. The route along the country road was…

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14 July 2019

Sunday Walks Sunday July 14 2019 was the last Sunday walks for the Summer. The Mid Tipp Hillwalkers club will take a break and will return Sunday Sept 1st with an A and C walk. Ger Fewer led the A group of 4 walkers on a lovely walk, starting at The Vee, walking above the…

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12 July 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 12 July 2019 Grange was the destination. Grange is a village in the Slieveardagh Hills on the Tipperary border with Kilkenny. In Grange there is a choice of two loops – Grange Loop explores the lower slopes and forms part of a longer circular route known as the Crag Loop which…

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7 July 2019

Sunday July 7 2019 was Long Sunday within the club with 3 walks all longer than normal. The extended Sunday Ramble led by Brid Ryan Bourke started in Cadamstown village, heading up Coach Road reaching an old laneway known locally as Paul’s Lane. Walking uphill for nearly 1km passing a group of derelict houses which…

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5 July 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 5 July 2019 we competed the Pilgrim Path Loop in Kilcommon. The group of 23 explored the rolling farmland, country roads, forest paths and tracks. For a number of the group it was their first time to head onto the Pilgrim Path and with great views enjoyed by all. Thanks to…

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30 June 2019

Sunday 30 June 2019 Tina Bourke led 10 Sunday Ramblers to Grange to complete the Crag Loop, one of the Ramblers favourite locations, a beautiful walk of forest tracks and trails. There are many viewing points including Wellington Tower where you have great views of Tipperary, Kilkenny, including many mountains and Kilcooley Abbey. Weather was…

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28 June 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 28 June 2019 the group of 36 headed to Goold’s Cross to compete a new walk. We were greeted by Winnie Flynn and her sisters Teresa and Frances ‘The Bog Tour guides’ at The Hive, Ballydine. There was great chat and banter as group walked exploring minor roads, forest track and…

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23 June 2019

Sunday 23 June 2019 Willie Fahey led the A walker group of 8. Their walk began 2 km from the village of Goatenbridge in the direction of Knocknagnauv which they skirted and continued in a loop to take in the peaks of Knockmeal and Crohan West. They returned via the Liam Lynch Monument and a…

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21 June 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 21 June 2019 we headed to Upperchurch to compete The Eamon an Chnoic loop walk. The group of 35 started in glorious evening sunshine exploring farm land, old laneways and minor roads. There were lovely views and the humming of a silage harvester in the distance as the group chatted as…

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21st Annual Autumn Charity Challenge

THE 21st ANNUAL AUTUMN CHARITY CHALLENGE comes of age this year with a fine selection of walks in Connemara catering for all fitness levels. On offer will be the Maumturk Mountains, the Twelve Bens, Diamond Hill, the Maumeen Pilgrim Path, the Connemara National Park and Inishbofin Island. The weekend is from Friday to Sunday, October…

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