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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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June 28 2017 Date for Diary

As part of Independent Bookshop week next Wednesday 28th June, Author John G O`Dwyer will talk about writing and his guide books in the Bookworm bookshop in Thurles.  John G a great writer and one of the founders of Mid Tipp Hillwalkers is always interesting and gives great advice about walks. Come along and enjoy…

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20th Autumn Challenge

Bookings are now being taken for the 20th Autumn Challenge based in the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, Co Clare on October 20\21\22.  There will be a choice of guided walks through the magnificent Burren catering for people of all ages and fitness levels who enjoy exploring the outdoors. Among the outings on offer will be a…

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May 26 2017

Our Friday evening walks got off to a great start with 29 walkers taking part on a most atmospheric ramble around Grange Loop in ideal weather.  Afterwards, 15 enjoyed lovely fare from Josephine amid the lovely atmosphere of Hogan`s Pub Grange.

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Pilgrim Trails Book Launch

The new Collin’s Press guidebook to the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland by John G O’Dwyer was launched by broadcaster and hillwalker Jim Finn on Wednesday, March 27, in the Watermill, Slievenamon Road Thurles before a full house. The keynote address was delivered sublimely by vastly experinced pilgrim trail walker, Father Tomas O’Connell. There was also…

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Sunday Walks 2017

Autumn/Winter Season 2017 The club has four grades of Sunday walks, A, B, C walks in mountain terrain and Sunday Rambles mostly on track.  There are walks most Sundays of the year.  Exceptions will be late July and August, and the weekends of the Upperchurch Walking Festival, and the Kerry and Autumn Challenges.  New walkers…

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