27 Aug 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 27 Aug 2021 the group headed to the beautiful Heywood Gardens, near Ballinakill, County Laois, which has it all, in the gardens, lakes dotted with water lilies and swimming ducks, woodland and some unusual architectural features. The gardens are set into a sweeping hillside overlooking farmland and peaceful Ballinakill. The architect…

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20 Aug 2021

On a wet wet wet Friday 20 Aug 2021 the group headed to Upperchurch to complete the Eamon an Chnoic loop. Despite the weather the spirits were high among the hikers up on the hills of Upperchurch. Thanks to everyone for joining us on another lovely evening on the hills of Upperchurch. The weather cleared…

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13 Aug 2021

Friday evening walks. Friday 13 Aug 2021 the group met at Step in the Silvermines. With local lady Caitriona Gleeson leading the group after a brief history and detail of the area. They set off from the Coillte map, taking the forestry road to the right going by the barrier, walked along then left and…

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06 Aug 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 6 Aug 2021 the group headed to compete the Pilgrim Path Loop in Kilcommon. The group were greeted in the village by local Leader for the night Eileen Ryan. The group headed out to explore the rolling farmland, country roads, forest paths and tracks. Heading up through the forestry it was…

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30 July 2021

Friday evening 30 July 2021, the walk started at the village green in Durrow to complete the 2nd half of the Durrow loop. Local lady Susan Lawlor tested our fitness as we headed along Derry road and up the Ballagh Hill. After getting our wind back we headed through the green leafy woodland track and…

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23 July 2021

Friday evening 23 July 2021, Winnie Flynn led the Friday night walkers through the forestry and bog of Cappamura. Winnie, apart from been a member of the Mid Tipp Walkers, is also a member of South Eastern Mountain Rescue and was accompanied by her dog Flame, who is a member of Sarda (Search and Rescue…

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16 July 2021

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 16 July 2021 Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers celebrated 15 years of Friday evening walks. We had great support and goodwill from both current and past walkers and enjoyed a walk on a very warm and humid evening to the top of Wellington Tower on The Crag loop in Grange. Afterwards, we had a…

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09 July 2021

Friday 09th July 2021 the group headed to Latteragh. Latteragh is a great location, walked often by the group and each time we visit, more trees have been felled, so it is interesting to see the new landscapes. This walk on forestry paths and woodland tracks now has a few new viewing points where the…

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02 July 2021

For the Friday Evening Walk on 2 July 2021, the destination was Killamuck bog loop in Abbeyleix. The group met at Manor Hotel Carpark, crossed the road and headed in towards the church and then under the tunnel of the old railway line. The group chatted as they rambled in ideal off road walking conditions.…

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25 June 2021

Friday Evening Walk 25 June 2021 Group descended on the lovely hill of Cooneen just outside Templederry village. A few new people joined the group and were made very welcome. There was plenty of chat and laughter as the group stepped it out up the country lane, enjoying the enchanted forest before turning onto the…

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