Friday Walking

16 Aug 2019

Friday evening walks. The Friday evening walk Aug 16 headed to Jenkinstown Wood, Co. Kilkenny. Started in the car park and exiting through the ‘door-in-the-wall’ and turning left on the path following the loop of forestry tracks and woodland trails. Jenkinstown Park was once part of a large estate, the old house is no longer…

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9 Aug 2019

Friday evening walks.Friday 9 Aug 2019 Michael Walsh led the Friday evening walk in Grange. 9 hardy souls braved the elements and of course enjoyed Josephine’s wonderful fare in Hogans Bar Grange, With only 3 walks left, come out and join us. Next Friday Aug 16 we are heading to Jenkinstown Co Kilkenny to complete…

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2 Aug 2019

Friday evening walks. Friday 2 Aug 2019 John G O’Dwyer led the Friday evening walk on the leafy Loop in Durrow which was enjoyed by 37 participants. Many thanks to Susan Lawlor for the lovely historic insights and visit to Knockatrina House and Durrrow Castle Gardens. Great evening enjoyed by the group and refreshments enjoyed…

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26 July 2019

Friday evening walks. Friday 26 July 2019 Silvermines was the destination. The group of 28 set off from the Coillte map, taking the forestry road to the right going through the barrier, walked along then left and headed down through the forestry. The track fell away towards the valley. There was beautiful views of Keeper.…

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19 July 2019

Friday evening walks. Friday 19 July 2019 the forecast was for very heavy showers as the group met at the village green to complete part of the Leafy Loop walk. The group of 32 set out along the streets of Durrow which is preparing for the Scarecrow Festival. The route along the country road was…

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12 July 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 12 July 2019 Grange was the destination. Grange is a village in the Slieveardagh Hills on the Tipperary border with Kilkenny. In Grange there is a choice of two loops – Grange Loop explores the lower slopes and forms part of a longer circular route known as the Crag Loop which…

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5 July 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 5 July 2019 we competed the Pilgrim Path Loop in Kilcommon. The group of 23 explored the rolling farmland, country roads, forest paths and tracks. For a number of the group it was their first time to head onto the Pilgrim Path and with great views enjoyed by all. Thanks to…

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28 June 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 28 June 2019 the group of 36 headed to Goold’s Cross to compete a new walk. We were greeted by Winnie Flynn and her sisters Teresa and Frances ‘The Bog Tour guides’ at The Hive, Ballydine. There was great chat and banter as group walked exploring minor roads, forest track and…

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21 June 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 21 June 2019 we headed to Upperchurch to compete The Eamon an Chnoic loop walk. The group of 35 started in glorious evening sunshine exploring farm land, old laneways and minor roads. There were lovely views and the humming of a silage harvester in the distance as the group chatted as…

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14 June 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 14 June 2019 the group of 19 headed to Latteragh. This walk on forestry paths and woodland tracks brought them to viewing area where the group enjoyed views of Lough Derg and the rolling hills of Silvermines and Templederry. With thunder showers forecast, the weather was kind as the group enjoying…

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