Other Activities

Each year there are two charity weekends organised by the Autumn/Spring Challenge Committee. These weekends are open to anyone who would like a nice walking weekend away.

Mid Tipp Hill-walkers are a great supporter of these weekends and leaders give willing of their time to come and lead walks.

Kerry (Killarney &Tralee), Galway(Clifden) , Mayo (Westport), Louth(Ravensdale )and  Clare(Ennistymon )are some of the counties that have splendid walking , a walk for everyone no matter what level.

Next trip is to The Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, Co.Clare.

Below are all the details and contact numbers, if this one doesn’t suit and you would like information on future trips email autumnspringchallenge@gmail.com your email address and you will be added to our contacts.

The 25th Annual Spring Challenge

The Burren, Co Clare

(March 24/25/26, 2023)


We are delighted to confirm that the annual Spring Charity Challenge is going ahead for the 25thtime this year,offering one of the finest areas in Ireland for exploring the outdoors. As usual, we have a programme of fully guided walks to suit all fitness levels with the weekend based in the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, Co Clare, which is ideally located for walking in the Burren.

Your choice of walks for the weekend are as follows:

  1. Challenging loop of the East Burren traversing Mullaghmore Mountain and Knockanes Hill
  2. Moderately challenging circuit of the northwest Burren area above Black Head including GleninaghMountain
  3. Moderate circuit including the Caher Valley and famous Burren Way
  4. Moderate coastal traverse along the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher
  5. Easy nature walk exploring the history, flora and fauna of the renowned Burren.


The cost is €225 per person sharing, which includes weekend accommodation with breakfast on Saturday and Sunday and dinner followed by entertainment on Saturday evening.
A deposit of €100, payable before February 01, will secure your place.  All bank details are outlined below and please make your deposit to the IBAN and account number outlined.

There are very limited single rooms at an additional supplement of €60 per person total.  Please note that your name cannot be added to the rooming list until the deposit has been received.


Bank details as follows:



Bank:                        AIB Bank, Liberty Square, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Bank a/c name:   Brid Ryan, Brid Hurley, Christina Bourke.

Sort Code:                935301

Account number:     33163018

Bic:                           AIBKIE2D

IBAN:                    IE97AIBK93530133163018


Important:  Please clearly identify your name on the bank transfer narrative.  Without this we cannot include you on the hotel rooming list.  Also, specify what type of room you require Twin, Double, Single.

Please note when lodging money, don't lodge to Mid Tipp HillWalkers account as Autumn Charity Challenge isseparate to the clubs account.


So, please try to reserve the above dates for a most enjoyable and sociable event that supports worthy charities in Ireland. For further information, please contact the organising committee below.


Brid Ryan Bourke (086 8071753)

Tina Bourke (086 3565134)

Brid Hurley (087 6360585)