Posts by MidTippHillWalkers

17 Nov 2019

Willie Fahey led the A walk in the Knockmealdowns commencing at the Glentaunatnath Bridge on the road to Mount Melleray from Newcastle. The group walked to the summit on Knocknafallia wearing their winter warmers in cold cloudy conditions. Patches of snow still lingered in places. Then on to Knocknagnauv and eastwards to its base for…

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10 Nov 2019

Dan Condren led A walk with a group of 12 beginning in Glenanoir in the Nire Valley, amid the remains of Glenanoir village which until about 40 years ago still had quite a few families living there. A beautiful place to begin, the walk led up to Knockshegowna, down the other side to Lake Mohra,…

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3 Nov 2019

Eoin Wolahan led the A walk. The group of 8 walkers took part in poor weather conditions starting at the Nire Valley car park leading to the track towards “the gap” near Carrigshaneun. Going a further 2.4km contouring around Coum Iarthar Loughs arriving at the Lough and climbed up to the Cairn where they had…

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27 Oct 2019

Denise Laffan and 8 A walkers completed walk starting from Kings Yard leading onto Carrigeen Mountain, from there headed up to Lyracappul where they sat in beautiful sunshine for lunch looking down into the valley of the Blackrock River, they then descended down alongside Knockaterrif, there were fantastic views all over, great day to be…

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20 Oct 2019

20th Oct 2019. A group of 10 on the A walk led by Matt Joy set off from the waterworks above Rosadrehid in beautiful conditions and made their way to start the long climb up Galtybeg where they were greeted by severe wind & gusts making the going tough. From there they made their way…

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13 Oct 2019

On Sunday 13 October 2109 Tina Bourke and Brid Ryan Bourke led group of 38 on lovely Ramble on Omey Island on Annual Charity Challenge in Clifden. This coming Sun (Oct 20) A and B walks leave from opposite the fire station in Cashel at 11am. Walking is a great way to get fit as…

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2019 Autumn Challenge

Last weekend 11 to 13 October 2019 members of Mid Tipp Hillwalkers supported the 21st Annual Autumn Charity Challenge based in the 4-star Stationhouse Hotel, Clifden with a selection of walks in Connemara catering for all fitness levels. Josephine Tobin led group on Maumturk Mountains. Dan Condren led group on the Twelve Bens. John G…

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6 Oct 2019

Sun 6 Oct 2019. Ollie Walsh led A walk starting at end of lane on west side of Clydagh Br. A long walk westwards to ramp at base of lyracappul straight up ramp for lunch at wall and returned eastward along wall and down knocknanuss and back to cars. 8 walkers enjoyed a fabulous day…

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29 Sept 2019

On Sunday 29 Sept 2019 Josephine Tobin led 12 A walkers out on western Galtees, taking in Knockaterrif Mor and Beg, Lyragcappul and Monabrack. Mist, hail and beautiful sunshine to finish. Enjoyed by all. Eoin Wolahan led C walk. 14 walkers enjoyed a lovely walk which started at the “old Ballydavid Hostel ” area near…

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22 Sept 2019

Sunday WalksOn Sunday 22 Sept 2019 Dan Condren led A walk. The group of 9 completed the circular walk from Carey’s Castle, taking in Glenary (the deserted village), Long Hill and Lachtnafrankee. Blessed with lovely weather for most of the day, whereas adjacent mountains were soaked. The B walk lead by Maura Creaney & Joan…

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