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2 Dec 2018

Sun Dec 2 Denise Laffan led the A walk. The group of 10 began their walk on the east side of the Galtees, with the crossing of a river and with the help of the wind on their backs, the group headed for Farbreaga. With high winds and fog, they then headed for Greenane with…

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25 Nov 2018

On Sunday 25 Nov 2018 Eoin Wolahan led his group of 9 on the A walk. They started from Kings yard and walked down to the Attycran river. They went through a lovely forest area which was challenging. They proceeded the long climb up Galtee Mor and admired the beautiful scenic scenes in the winter…

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18 Nov 2018

Sunday 18 Nov 2018 was a lovely day for the A walk led by Josephine Tobin in the Commeraghs. 8 walkers started in the Nire valley on route to Coumalocha from where they climbed the “Nose’ to Coumfea west top in light winds and with beautiful lakes on either side. After a lunch break they…

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11 Nov 2018

Mid Tipp Hillwalkers supported the 13th Annual Upperchurch walking festival last weekend 9th, 10th and 11th November 2018. Friday night had 2 road walks starting from the village. Saturday had walks including the Hills of Upperchurch walk and Knockalough and Birchill walks. Sunday had choices including walks from Thurles and Hollyford and the Eamon an…

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4 Nov 2018

Tina Bourke and Brid Ryan Bourke led the Sunday Ramble and the group of 18 headed to Knockadigeen Templederry. Few new ramblers out on nice walk with bit of a scramble up along wall to trig point at 403m. Views at summit were limited but as group decended lovely views of rolling hills, Otway Castle…

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28 October 2018

Matt Joy led the A group. Ten walkers started their walk from Rossadrehid on north side of the Galtees. Their walk took them over Knockastakeen in beautiful sunshine with panoramic views and lunch overlooking Borheen Lough before continuing up Cush and picking up a track to lead them home. The pace was good and the…

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19, 20, 21 Oct 2018

Last weekend October 19th, 20th and 21st the Mid Tipp Hill Walkers supported the 20th Annual Autumn Charity Challenge based in Hotel Westport, Westport, Co Mayo. To facilitate the large numbers who attended the Autumn Challenge in Westport, there was a walk to suit everyone. A LEVEL Mweelrea – led by Josephine Tobin and Joan…

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21 Oct 2018

Last weekend October 19th, 20th and 21st the Mid Tipp Hill Walkers supported the 20th Annual Autumn Charity Challenge based in Hotel Westport, Westport, Co Mayo. To facilitate the large numbers who attended the Autumn Challenge in Westport, there was a walk to suit everyone. On Sunday Brid Ryan Bourke and Joan and Tom Lysaght…

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14 Oct 2018

Sunday 14th October 2018. Dan Condren led the A walk. The group of twelve headed to the Knockmealdowns, taking in the peaks of Dyrick, Knocknagnauv and Knockmealdown. Conditions were terrific for walking; it was like a warm summer’s day with blue skies and very gentle breezes. And remarkably, after the heavy rain of the previous…

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7 Oct 2018

Bridget Browne led the A walk group of 9 to the Galtees. They headed towards O’Loughlin’s Castle via the Burncourt River. Climbed up the shoulder in windy conditions, getting colder as they climbed. Lunch at O’Loughlin’s Castle very windy! Then continued on their way to Galty Beag where they descended to the Black Road, Knockeenatong…

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