Walking Gear recommended for club walks

With ever changing weather on the hills, the club recommends walkers to come prepared by bringing the correct clothing/gear for the walks on a Sunday. The following is a minimum list of essentials to have with you on a days Hill Walk: Hiking Boots with good grip, Waterproof Jacket & Leggings Warm Clothing, Hat &…

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18 June 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 18 June 2021 the group headed to Jenkinstown Co Kilkenny. The woods there have 2 looped walks for both a short or a longer walk, both these trails are waymarked. The Walled Garden Loop is a nice short walk through the forest taking in St. Colman’s well and starting and finishing…

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13 June 2021

Sunday June 13 2021 The A Walk The A group had 10 walkers on a very enjoyable hike in the Comeragh’s with Dick Hennessy leading in beautiful balmy weather. The walk began from the farmyard close to Rathgormack. The group headed up towards The Gap and then up Carraig na gower with a southwest wind…

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11 June 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 11 June 2021 the group headed to west Tipperary. We parked at Rock an Thorabh (the Bull Rock) carpark and this week a regular walker with the group, Marie McAteer, said she would lead the walk. The group followed Marie, chatting happily as we made our way along the woodland trail…

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06 June 2021

Sunday 6 June 2021 Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers took to the hills with both an A and B walk. A beautiful day in the hills with a report from each walk. A Walk Starting from the lower Vee car park Eoin Wolahan led A walk with 12 participants as they walked the Knockshanahullion mountain circuit. They ascended…

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04 JUNE 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 4 June 2021 we parked at Bishopswood Dundrum. We headed up to the gamekeepers lodge which is about 1 km from the car park has been taken over by the Boy Scouts Association and has been turned into a National Boy Scout Centre. There is no specific trail in Dundrum woods…

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30 May 2021

Willie Fahey led the A walk on the first real day of Summer 2021. The group started at the upper car park and climbed the Sugarloaf. Then on down to Lough Moylan and Knockshane via a gully. Lunch in the sunshine and home via Knockmealdown. Lough Moylan is a dry bed, it has not held…

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28 May 2021

The Friday evening walk headed to Grange. Although it rained all day, not a drop was seen as the group made their way around the Crag loop. A very enjoyable night with plenty of chat with everyone delighted to be out on the walk.

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23 May 2021

Sunday Ramble The Ramblers made their way to Glengarra Woods, the weather was anything but promising, but as soon as they set out, all rain disappeared and the group enjoyed all that the millennium forest had to offer. Starting off with the beautiful pink of the rhododendrons, then taking the higher route above the Burncourt…

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16 May 2021

Denise Laffan led group of 14 on the A Walk starting at Rossadrehid carpark, heading up to Knockastakeen with some heavy rain upon them, they then walked onto Lake Borheen in lovely sunshine where lunch was had, after lunch they aimed for Cush with some foggy conditions and came off Cush eastwards which led them…

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