Posts by MidTippHillWalkers

13 July 2018

Friday the 13th can be unlucky for some people they say, but 13th July 2018 was very lucky for the 38 walkers who enjoyed the evening walk to Durrow completing part of the Leafy Loop. We started our walk by the river at Castle Durrow. We chatted as we walked through woodland, farmland and along…

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Pilgrim Path Week August 2018

Following on the great success of last year’s event. our pilgrim paths are now reporting strong demand for the second fully guided journey along Ireland’s 5 passported pilgrim paths, which takes next month. This offers an opportunity to walk captivating spiritual trails with likeminded people, while accompanied by knowledgeable local guides. Advance booking is essential…

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8 July 2018

Sunday 08 July 2018 was the Final Sunday walks from Cashel until September. The A level walk started from the Nire Valley in the Comeragh Mountains. A party of eight led by Matt Joy ascended Curraghduff in sweltering heat with just the occasional but welcomed breeze. Lunch was on the cliff edge overlooking the Sgilloge…

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6 July 2018

Friday 6th July 2018 once again to the delight of 23 walkers enjoyed glorious sunshine on their walk up on the Silvermines Ridge. Making their way around the Knockanora loop, they couldn’t help but admire the splendour of Keeper hill. Once up on the ridge people enjoyed the beautiful scenery spread out for miles in…

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1 July 2018

Mid Tipp Hillwalkers held their Long-Sunday walks on July 1st 2018. The B group led by Kate Fahey walked for 5.5 hours and covered a distance of 17.5 kms. They started at Carey’s Castle near Clonmel and did a loop walk taking in Lachnafrankie and Long Hill. The group of 12 enjoyed terrific views at…

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29 June 2018

Friday evening walks. 29th June 2018, in beautiful evening sunshine 26 walkers headed to Grange to complete the Crag Loop. Trailhead starts at Grange village near Gortnahoe. The group explored the lower slopes and then completed the longer circular route. On reaching Wellington Tower a few people climbed the steel stairway at the Tower to…

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20th Autumn Challenge Westport 2018

The 20th Annual Autumn Charity Challenge October 19/20/21, 2018 Hotel Westport, Westport, Co Mayo Dear Friends and Supporters Thanks to those of you who have supported the above and welcome to those of you who are considering this event for the first time. Our upcoming Autumn Challenge Weekend is aimed at assisting people who encounter…

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24 June 2018

Sunday 24th June 2018. Willie Fahey led the A walk. The group of 10 completed the Knockshane, Knockmealdown, 4.5 hour circuit. Knockshane was a challenging climb in the heat but a nice breeze on the summit of Knockmealdown made for a very enjoyable lunch. The group met walkers from Dublin and also Kilkenny who reminded…

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22 June 2018

Friday evening walks. 22nd June 2018, 30 walkers headed to Abbeyleix, to complete the Killamuck bog loop. This is a fabulous area which has ideal off road walking conditions. This walk on woodland tracks, bog paths, old railway line and country roads takes you through different environments around Abbeyleix, from woodland to bogland to old…

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17 June 2018

Sunday 17th June 2018. Six B Walkers had a great day out in the Comeraghs led by Dick Hennessy. On their ascent to Knocksheegowna the mountain was shrouded in mist and fog. On reaching the mountain top the skies cleared and spectacular views of the surrounding countryside were enjoyed for the rest of the day.…

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