Walk Schedules

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2017 / 18 Schedule


Sunday, 01 October 2017

Walking on karst limestone and green roads. 

Sunday, 08 October 2017

Horses Glen. Co Kerry
Walk through secluded glacial valley deep in to Mangerton mountain. Small bit of a pull at the end of the valley to reach Mangerton North Top. Easy Pace. OS78 

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Purple & Tomies. Co Kerry
A traverse above the gap of Dunloe starting at the head of the gap we climb via Glas lough to Purple (757m) and onto Tomies before descending to the green road just north of Kate Kearneys cottage 
Torc Killarney Co Kerry
OS78. Couple of steps, forest tracks and board walk to summit to enjoy great views of Killarney. Easy pace. 

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Reeks Co Kerry
Assending via the bone onto eastern reeks and descending via the heavenly gates. OS78 
Galtymore & Glen Horseshoe. Co Tipperary

Friday, 27 October 2017

Oct Bank Holiday in Kerry. See walks 28/29/30th
See walk details for 28/29/30th. Base Glencar Resort Hotel. 

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Caher, Carrauntoohill from Brida Valley
OS 78 
Caher from Brida Valley
Moderate walk at an easy pace. OS78 

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Knockaunattin from Ballaghbeama Pass

Monday, 30 October 2017

Cloon Lake


Saturday, 04 November 2017

Remote First Aid Course
More details nearer time 
OBriens Bridge River walk
Low level walk designed for beginners or those who havn't been out in a while and would like to get back on hills. 

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Ashford to Lough Ghe Co Limerick
OS72. Green roads, forestry track. 
Mahon Falls Comeraghs Co Waterford

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Knockasakeen Circuit from Muskerry. Co Tipperary
OS 74. Leaving and returning to Muskry car park: forest tracks, open grassy land.The circuit will take in Knockastakeen (583m), the lower part of Galtybeg and Cush (639m). Easy pace for those that want to do a moderate walk. 
OS37 or Connemara Superwalker. Glencorbet horseshoe with option to take in Muckanaght depending on time/weather. Challenging hike with some steep ascents/descents with some rough ground high up. 

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Glenstal loop Co Limerick
Track, rough in places 
Reeks..Black Mare Gully


Saturday, 02 December 2017

Knockfeirnagh Co Limerick
Opportunity for beginners or anyone out for a while and looking to get back on hills . 

Sunday, 03 December 2017

Circuit of Coumshingaun. Comeraghs. Co Waterford
Some scrambling on assent. OS75 

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Galtees. Co Tipperary
Circuit of Glencush taking in Galtymore, Galtybeg and Cush. OS74 

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Christmas Walk. 12 O'Clock Hills. Co Clare.
Walk to build up appetite for Club Christmas Dinner to be held that night. 

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Arra Mountain Loop...Turkey Buster!
Starting at Lookout above Lough Derg taking in Millennium Cross & Tountinna. Meet Tesco Express in Corbally at 10. 
Central Maunturks
Walk will be weather dependant. Contact John if interested for further details. 


Sunday, 07 January 2018

Galtees South Side.
Starting from Kings Yard - follow Glounreagh river to Galtee Wall - Galtymore - Black rd - Attychraan river - Kings Yard . OS 74 

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Slieve Felim way
An opportunity to walk a section of the longer Slieve Felim way which begins in Murroe co Limerick and finishes in Silvermines co Tipp. 

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Knockmealdowns. Co Tipperary
Departing from the Vee. OS74. The Vee - Glenmoylan - Twin Lakes - Knockmealdown - Sugarloaf. Steep ground in places. 

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Galtees from South Side
Black rd to Galtymore (919m) and traversing the wall to Lyracappul (825m). Returning the same route. 

Saturday, 27 January 2018

MS2 training
MS2 over two days with Maureen OBrien. 

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Ballyhouras. Co Limerick
Middle Maunturks
Mainly on rock & shale 


Sunday, 04 February 2018

Keeper Hill
Boughill & Knocknacappul
Steep ground. OS78 

Sunday, 11 February 2018

Slievenuck loop. Co Tipperary
Circuit of Coumfea. Commeraghs. Co Waterford
Open mountain, grass and bog, small bit of rock. OS75 

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Mullaghanattin Co Kerry
OS78, Starting at Ballaghbeama gap to Mullaghanattin (773m) and descending to Tooreenafersha. Open mountain with some steep ground. 
Arra mountain circuit. Co Tipperary

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Coumanare lakes from Conor Pass. Co Kerry
OS 70. 500m assent, 10k approx 


Sunday, 04 March 2018

Loghavalla farm loop. Burren. Co Clare
Eastern Reeks. Co Kerry
Starting at Cronins yard ...Knocknapeasta.....Maolan Bui......Cnoc an Chuillin.....Descent via Heavenly gates. OS 78 

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Commeraghs, Co Waterford
Open mountain grass & bog. Small bit of rock. OS75 

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Slieve Bearnagh from Kilbane. Co Clare

Friday, 23 March 2018

Mountaineering Ireland Spring Meet

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Walk 1. MI spring gathering
Walk 2.MI spring gathering
Walk 3 MI spring gathering
Walk 4 MI spring gathering
Walk 5 MI spring gathering
Walk 6 MI spring gathering
Walk 7 MI spring gathering
Walk 8 MI spring gathering


Saturday, 07 April 2018

MS1 & 2 Refresher Training
One day refresher training for anyone who previously did MS1 & 2 with Maureen OBrien 

Sunday, 08 April 2018

Kerry way
Further details tba 

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Coomasharan horseshoe. Co Kerry
Details TBA 

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Annual Galtee Cleanup


Sunday, 22 April 2018

Burren / Gleinagh circuit. Co Clare

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Inis Oirr. Aran Islands
Ferry from Doolin. Fare tba. Mainly country lanes with some limestone pavement. 
glanteenassig / Binn an Guaita / beenoskee / stradbally. OS70 


Sunday, 06 May 2018


Sunday, 13 May 2018

Mostly very rough limestone with some scrambling on crags. Old famine road. Burren flowers guaranteed!! 

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Kerry Way
Further details tba 
Coomloughra Horseshoe. The Reeks
Open mountain, rock. Some scrambling in places. OS 78 

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Brandon via Faha ridge
Further details to follow 


Friday, 01 June 2018

June Weekend away
Details tba 

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Ballyvaughan to Fanore. Burren
Darragh Hills

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Blackrock Valley / Monabrack Galtees


Sunday, 29 July 2018