Posts by MidTippHillWalkers

5 May 2019

Sunday 5 May 2019 Willie Fahey led the A walk group of 8. The walk started at the car park near Goatenbridge and a loop took in Knockmealdown, Knocknagnauv, and Knockshane. A leisurely lunch was taken on the south side of Knockmealdown peak. A most enjoyable day was had by all. The western Knockmealdowns was…

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28 April 2019

Sunday 28 April 2019 was Mid Tipp HillWalkers Orienteering Day. The Group were out to enjoy the fun challenge, starting from Carey’s Castle heading onto Ireland’s House and from there onto open mountain. There was great sunshine, fun and laughter throughout the day. Afterwards, all went to Feehans Pub for refreshments.

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21 April 2019

Easter Sunday 21 April 2019 was an early Sunday morning for a number of Mid Tipp HillWalkers who headed to Upperchurch for Sunrise Mass and delicious refreshments afterwards in the community hall. Dick Hennessy led 5 A walkers in pleasant spring sunshine in the comeragh mountains. From the Nire valley they hiked up to Knocksheegowna.…

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14 April 2019

Sunday April 14 2019 Dan Condren led the A walk where 2 hardy souls braved the elements where they had a great walk in the Nire valley. They followed the stream, up to its source in the Coumalougha lakes where they had a short and wet lunch. Afterwards they explored the lakes before returning via…

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7 April 2019

Last weekend Apr 5th – 7th 2019 members of Mid Tipp Hillwalkers supported the 23rd Kerry Challenge based in the Rose Hotel, Tralee. There was a great choice of walks including Carrauntoohil, Slievemish Mountain, Mount Brandon, the scenic Cosán na Naomh, Pilgrim Path, Ramble along The Dingle Way, an easy nature walk and Sunday Ramble.…

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31 Mar 2019

A group of 12 A walkers completed a circuit of the Punchbowl led by Denise Laffan, on reaching the trig point of Lachtnafrankee, veered south west to a few unnamed hills, where views of Galtees, The Comeraghs & the Knockmealdowns could be seen. Following lunch at a section of the Glenary River in beautiful sunshine,…

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24 Mar 2019

Sun 24 March 2019 Ollie Walsh led the A walk with 9 walkers on a beautiful walking day in northwest galtees parked cars at Barna school and followed stream from barrack bridge towards carrignabinnia via easy gully/steep runnel to top out at height 822 mtrs where lunch was had at wall then west to lyranagappal…

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17 Mar 2019

Sun Mar 17 2019 Dan Condren led the A walk. Five walkers turned up on what turned out to be a lovely day for walking. They began at Carey’s Castle and walked alongside the river through some beautiful woodlands by the Gleanary river and through the deserted village of Gleanary. They then did the circuit…

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10 Mar 2019

Sun 10 Mar 2019 was an amalgamated walk of A & B walkers. The walk was led by Ger Fewer and Dick Hennessy. They had a great walk in the east Galtee Mountains. Initially the weather was excellent beautiful spring sunshine with fabulous views of the Galtee mountains in front and spectacular views of the…

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3 Mar 2019

Sunday 3rd Mar 2019, 5 A walkers braved the elements of snow, sleet and wind for a walk in the Galtees led by Josephine Tobin. Redundant C leader joined the A walk. This coming Sun (Mar 10) A and B walks leave from opposite the fire station in Cashel at 11am. All welcome. Wear outdoor…

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