Other Activities

2019 Walking Options

GREAT NEWS! After the success of the 2018 Pilgrim walk of St Declan’s Way, when an average of almost 300 completing each stage, Knockmealdown Active is again organising a 5 stage guided walk of St Declan’s Way, in 2019, as follows: April 27 – Cashel to Cahir May 25 – Cahir to Goatenbridge June 29…

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6 Jan 2019

On Sunday 6th Jan 2019, Nollaig na mBan Mid Tipp Hillwalkers had 22 walkers out on the hills. 12 walkers led by Willie Fahey completed an A walk in the west Knockmealdowns in beautiful weather for January. The underfoot conditions were exceptionally good for this time of year. A loop walk took in Knockshanahullion the…

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16 Dec 2018

Sunday 16 Dec 2018 Winnie Flynn led the A walk group of 9. Lovely day out on the Galtees, up by the Attycuran river and down by the Glounreagh River, started out wet but soon brightened up to a sunny day. B walk led by Kate Fahey. Three and three quarter hour walk on west…

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Pilgrim Path Week August 2018

Following on the great success of last year’s event. our pilgrim paths are now reporting strong demand for the second fully guided journey along Ireland’s 5 passported pilgrim paths, which takes next month. This offers an opportunity to walk captivating spiritual trails with likeminded people, while accompanied by knowledgeable local guides. Advance booking is essential…

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October 2017 Burren Charity Challenge

With 138 booking for our Autumn Challenge Weekend on October 20/21/22 in the Burren, we now have only 10 places left. If you would like to walk the fabulous Burren or explore the cave systems beneath as shown in picture, a €60 deposit will now secure one of the last few places. Book with Michael…

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Sept 2017 Pilgrim Paths

Twelve of our members have now completed the new Irish Pilgrim Journey, with Brid Hurley being the last to do so this August. Congratulation to our stalwart walker, Bríd Hurley, from Twomileborris who persisted through very poor weather in Cork and on Cnoc na dTobar to complete the full 125km, Irish Pilgrim Journey. Ten other…

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Autumn Challenge October 2017

With over 70 booking for our Autumn Charity Challenge, on October 20/21/22 in the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, we are now more than half full. A €60 deposit secures your place. Book with Michael Sutton, 17 Willowmere Drive, Thurles Co Tipp, 086 4009989; email; michaelsutton1949@gmail.com ACTIVITY PROGRAMME FOR THE AUTUMN CHALLENGE, ENNISTYMON Sat Oct 21 WALK…

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Pilgrim Path Walks August 2017

Pilgrim Path Week August 2017 Walks 19th-26th August 2017 in Cork, Kerry, Wicklow and Mayo On behalf of the Pilgrim Path Committee, I would like to invite walkers to join us on our special Heritage Week celebration of the Irish Pilgrim Paths. While these captivating medieval paths are open all year, for Heritage Week they…

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July 12, 2017 Bi-lingual (Irish/English) walk

The very successful series of bi-lingual (Irish/English) walks continues on Wednesday evening next, July 12, with a ramble to Deryvilla Lake, Littleton. Meet outside the Horse and Jockey hotel at 7.30pm (walk is on level ground and takes just over an hour to complete). There will be a chance to use a few words as…

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