Friday Walking

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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7 June 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 7 June 2019 we travelled to Queens County to walk the beautiful Killamuck Loop Bog walk in Abbeyleix Co Laois. This walk on minor roadways, forestry paths, old bog tracks, old railway line and peaceful wooded lanes brings you through different environments around Abbeyleix from old buildings (like the Old South…

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31 May 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS Friday 31 May 2019 we headed to Dundrum to Bishop`s Wood. The Earl of Montalt owned the estate up until 1905. 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.…

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24 May 2019

FRIDAY EVENING WALKS We commenced our 2019 series of walks on Friday 24 May heading for our first every outing and guided talk around the walls of Fethard. Our group of 39 met our lovely guide Mary Hanrahan from Fethard Historical Society at Fethard Town Hall where Mary gave us an outline of our planned…

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31 August 2018

The Friday Evening walk season of 2018 has concluded. Aug 31st we had 23 people out on our last Friday evening walk of 2018. The weather reflected our mood of sadness as we had a misty evening as we completed the circuit of Cooneen Hill Templederry. We entered the glen of the Nenagh river near…

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24 August 2018

Friday 24th August 2018 we returned to the lovely village of Upperchurch to complete the Knockalough loop. The group of 17 chatted happily as we tracked along the route. The views were stunning in ideal conditions. Afterwards refreshments were enjoyed in Kinnanes. We are on our final walk of summer 2018, so come out and…

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17 August 2018

Friday 17th August 2018 a happy group of 22 walkers completed the Crag Loop Walk in Grange topped off with wonderful refreshments in Hogan’s Bar…. a big thank you to Josephine. We have only 2 walks left this summer, so come out and join us. Next Friday August 24th 2018 we are heading to Knockalough…

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10 August 2018

Friday 10th August 2018 had a great turnout of 25 for the walk around the Kilcommon Pilgrim Loop in ideal weather conditions for rambling. Later, the fare in Kinnanes was of the usual high standard and the group were even treated to an impromptu sing-song. Afterwards, everybody was already looking forward to next Friday’s walk…

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3 Aug 2018

Friday 3rd Aug 2018 the Friday evening walk headed to Durrow. In ideal walking conditions the group of 37 enjoyed glorious sunshine as they chatted traveling along the forest tracks and trails. The group viewed some very creative scarecrows around Durrow. After a lovely walk 29 of the group went to Dec’s Bar for refreshments.…

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27 July 2018

Friday 27th July 2018 the Friday evening walk headed to Upperchurch to complete the Eamon an Chnoic Loop. Weather conditions were not favorable for the 11 walkers but very welcome for the landscape. The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the walkers as the chat and banter flowed but it restricted the views as the…

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