Posts by MidTipp

Friday walks begin 25 May

The Friday evening walks  begins on May 25th, 2018 These are low level walks, from May to September of 2 – 3 hrs duration, mostly on forest track.  If you want to get out and about in the countryside, meet new people, and make new friends, just come along. We explore paths and trails off…

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Sun 30 April

Eoin Wolahan led a combined walk from Glengarra Wood taking in Greenane and Galtybeg, with Loughlin’s Castle providing welcome shelter from the strong winds for lunch. 

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Sun April 23

Last Sunday, our orienteering day in the Galtees was a brilliant success enjoyed by all.  Over 20 participants took part and successfully negotiated a great course organised by Matt Joy.  In beautiful weather, it was great fun and also a good exercise in navigation in mountain and forest terrain.

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Sun 16 April

Willie and Kate Fahey led a joint Easter walk with eight participants on a loop of Knockshanahullion in the Knockmealdowns.

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Sun 09 April

Because this was the weekend of the Kerry Challenge, there were no walks from Cashel.  the Kerry Challenge was enjoyed by over 150 participants in glorious weather with walks including the ascent of Carrauntoohil, the Coumasaharn Circuit, Mangerton, Purple and Tomies mountains, the Old Kenmare Road, and a heritage stroll, with a Sunday ramble for…

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Sun 26 March

Last Sunday, over 37 walkers took to the hills in beautiful walking conditions – warm, blue skies but with a bracing breeze – with Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers.  Dick Hennessy led the A walk on the Cush circuit in the Galtees, while the B walkers with Ray Creaney did the circuit of Coumshingaun in the Comeraghs.  Meanwhile,…

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Sun 19 March

Last Sunday, over 37 walkers took to the hills in beautiful walking conditions – warm, blue skies but with a bracing breeze – with Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers.  Dick Hennessy led the A walk on the Cush circuit in the Galtees, while the B walkers with Ray Creaney did the circuit of Coumshingaun in the Comeraghs.  Meanwhile,…

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Sun 12 March

Today saw 48 walkers out in mostly lovely conditions. Brid Ryan Bourke and Tina Bourke led the Sunday Ramble in to Cooneen Hill in Templederry, Maura Creaney and Joan Lysaght led the B walk in the Knockmealdowns, while the A walkers  with Josephine Tobin did a loop taking in Temple Hill and Lyragappul in the West…

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Sun 05 March

Kate Fahey did an unplanned circuit of Lake Muskry taking in the summits of Greenane and Farbrega in wet and windy conditions with snow underfoot on high ground and a challenging river crossing on the way home. Willie Fahey took the C group on a circuit of the west Knockmealdowns  climbing Crow Hill on the…

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Sun 26 February

The A group led by Bridget Browne began their walk at the Kings Yard and made their way to the summit of Monabrack. They proceeded to a windy Bengower and back to base. The B group led by Ray Craney set out from Glengarra Wood and headed for Loughlins Castle

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