26 Sept 2021

Mid-Tipp walks on September 26 2021 There were two walks out today – an A and B walk. Unfortunately, no photographs due to wet conditions. Willie Fahey led the A walk. Thirteen walkers started out near the Reservoir close to Goatenbridge and did a loop walk via Roche’s Hill and Knockshane. Home via the Kandanoge…

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19 Sept 2021

Sunday 19 Sept 2021, Mid-Tipp had two walks on the hills Eoin Wolahan led the A walk starting from Rossadrehid and climbed to the top of Knockastakeen taking in peaks Sturrach, Carriginlair and point 504 before going on to Croc Na gCapall and then to O’Loughlin’s Castle where they had lunch in glorious sunshine. After…

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12 Sept 2021

Sunday 12 Sept 2021, Mid-Tipp had three walks. “A” walk Ollie Walsh led the A walk with 10 walkers on an 11k walk in the Comeraghs. Parking cars on the forest track 1k east of Lake Mohra, the group headed for Lake Coumdula in wet conditions and then ascended the ramp at the back of…

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05 Sept 2021

Sun Sept 5 2021 – Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers had two groups in the hills. “A” Walk The A walk was led by Denise Laffan, starting at Boulakennedy and heading up to Greenane in very foggy and wet conditions. The group then headed onto Farbreaga and after that descended by the Old Shooting House and then back…

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29 Aug 2021

Sun Aug 29 2021 – Mid Tipp Hillwalkers had two walks The A Walk The A walk did a loop beginning in the Punchbowl and taking in Lachtnafrakee, Glenary and Long Hill. In glorious conditions, it was a great walk. The B Walk There were 17 people on the B walk with fabulous sunshine all…

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27 Aug 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 27 Aug 2021 the group headed to the beautiful Heywood Gardens, near Ballinakill, County Laois, which has it all, in the gardens, lakes dotted with water lilies and swimming ducks, woodland and some unusual architectural features. The gardens are set into a sweeping hillside overlooking farmland and peaceful Ballinakill. The architect…

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22 Aug 2021

Sunday Aug 22 2021, two groups of Mid-Tipp hillwalkers travelled east to Wicklow to complete the A and B walks, while the C walk completed the Dolmen Loop in Lisvarrinane. “A” Group Willie Fahey led the MidTipp A walk in the Wicklow mountains. The trip to climb the highest point in Leinster (Lugnaquilla 925 m)…

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20 Aug 2021

On a wet wet wet Friday 20 Aug 2021 the group headed to Upperchurch to complete the Eamon an Chnoic loop. Despite the weather the spirits were high among the hikers up on the hills of Upperchurch. Thanks to everyone for joining us on another lovely evening on the hills of Upperchurch. The weather cleared…

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15 Aug. 2021

Friday evening walks. Friday 13 Aug 2021 the group met at Step in the Silvermines. With local lady Caitriona Gleeson leading the group after a brief history and detail of the area. They set off from the Coillte map, taking the forestry road to the right going by the barrier, walked along then left and…

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13 Aug 2021

Friday evening walks. Friday 13 Aug 2021 the group met at Step in the Silvermines. With local lady Caitriona Gleeson leading the group after a brief history and detail of the area. They set off from the Coillte map, taking the forestry road to the right going by the barrier, walked along then left and…

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