Sunday Walks

Sun 21 May

Last Sunday, we had smaller numbers out due to the hurling.  Ray Creaney led the B walk on an exploratory loop of lake Muskry and Knockstackeen while the A walkers with Dan Condren climbed a gully and some close navigation in dense fog above the Mahon Falls.  Then, on Tuesday evening we had 16 climbers…

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Sun 14 May

We had 39 walkers out.  The Ramble with Brid Bourke took place around the Leafy Loop in Durrow, the C walkers with Kate Fahey did the loop from Carey’s Castle taking in Long Hill above Clonmel and the Josephine Tobin led a circuit of Knockanaffrin, beginning from the scout hut.  A great day out in…

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Sun 07 May

The B walkers with Ray Creaney did the Cush circuit in the Galtees and the A walkers with Eileen Ryan did the Barnamodra Circuit in the Monavullagh mountains.  In beautiful weather, 24 enjoyed great conditions and lovely views.

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Sun 30 April

Eoin Wolahan led a combined walk from Glengarra Wood taking in Greenane and Galtybeg, with Loughlin’s Castle providing welcome shelter from the strong winds for lunch. 

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Sun April 23

Last Sunday, our orienteering day in the Galtees was a brilliant success enjoyed by all.  Over 20 participants took part and successfully negotiated a great course organised by Matt Joy.  In beautiful weather, it was great fun and also a good exercise in navigation in mountain and forest terrain.

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Sun 16 April

Willie and Kate Fahey led a joint Easter walk with eight participants on a loop of Knockshanahullion in the Knockmealdowns.

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Sun 09 April

Because this was the weekend of the Kerry Challenge, there were no walks from Cashel.  the Kerry Challenge was enjoyed by over 150 participants in glorious weather with walks including the ascent of Carrauntoohil, the Coumasaharn Circuit, Mangerton, Purple and Tomies mountains, the Old Kenmare Road, and a heritage stroll, with a Sunday ramble for…

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Sun 26 March

Last Sunday, over 37 walkers took to the hills in beautiful walking conditions – warm, blue skies but with a bracing breeze – with Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers.  Dick Hennessy led the A walk on the Cush circuit in the Galtees, while the B walkers with Ray Creaney did the circuit of Coumshingaun in the Comeraghs.  Meanwhile,…

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Sun 19 March

Last Sunday, over 37 walkers took to the hills in beautiful walking conditions – warm, blue skies but with a bracing breeze – with Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers.  Dick Hennessy led the A walk on the Cush circuit in the Galtees, while the B walkers with Ray Creaney did the circuit of Coumshingaun in the Comeraghs.  Meanwhile,…

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Sun 12 March

Today saw 48 walkers out in mostly lovely conditions. Brid Ryan Bourke and Tina Bourke led the Sunday Ramble in to Cooneen Hill in Templederry, Maura Creaney and Joan Lysaght led the B walk in the Knockmealdowns, while the A walkers  with Josephine Tobin did a loop taking in Temple Hill and Lyragappul in the West…

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Sun 05 March

Kate Fahey did an unplanned circuit of Lake Muskry taking in the summits of Greenane and Farbrega in wet and windy conditions with snow underfoot on high ground and a challenging river crossing on the way home. Willie Fahey took the C group on a circuit of the west Knockmealdowns  climbing Crow Hill on the…

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Sun 26 February

The A group led by Bridget Browne began their walk at the Kings Yard and made their way to the summit of Monabrack. They proceeded to a windy Bengower and back to base. The B group led by Ray Craney set out from Glengarra Wood and headed for Loughlins Castle

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Sun 19 February

The A walkers with Dan Condren went to the Knockmealdowns where they did a circuit from Glenakeefe Bridge and taking in Dyrick, Knocknafallia, Knocknagnauv and Knockmealdown. The C walk was led by Maura Craney and Joan Lysaght and took in a circuit of the Boreen Lough in the Galtees navigating in very foggy conditions.

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Sun 12 February

We had 42 walkers out today. Brid Ryan Bourke and Tina Bourke led the Sunday Ramble in Upperchurch, Ray Creaney and the B walkers took in Cush and Galtybeg mountains, while the A walkers  with Matt Joy did a loop taking in Knockanaffrin and around by the gap to the Sgillogue lakes in the Comeraghs.  A…

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Sun 05 February

Eileen Ryan led the A walkers up through Coumlara and down through Coumiarthair in the Comeraghs, while Kate Fahey and the C walkers took a less well trodden route to the summit of Slievenamon, taking in Knockshegowna on the way

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Sun 29 January

Exploration in fog was the theme of both walks last Sunday.  Ray Creaney led a large group of 19 B walkers on a winding tour of Monabrack and the high ground above King’s Yard – an absolutely great place for beginning a walk.  And Eoin Wolahan on the A walk led a reconnaissance of the…

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Sun 22 January

Dick Hennessy led the A walk taking in aeroplane crash site on Greenane West, Galtybeg and Knockeenatoung, while the C walkers with John G O’Dwyer did a circuit including the Bohreen valley and Lake Muskry.

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Sun 15 January

In very contrasting conditions last Sunday, Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers had 44 walkers on their three walks. The Sunday Ramblers went to Cadamstown with Brid Ryan Bourke and Tina Bourke where, in lovely weather, they walked along Paul’s Lane and by the Silver River, and also visited the Giant’s grave.  Meanwhile, the A and B walks met…

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Sun 08 January

On our first Sunda walks of 2017, Willie Fahey and the A walkers ascended from the Vee through Glen Moylan, returning over Knockshane in the Knockmealdowns.  Bernie O’Dwyer and Martina Kerrane led the C walk on the Red Hill Loop in Hollyford

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