An umbrella group for Irish hillwalkers.
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The registration fee is €200, and the total then to be raised is €1,800.The breakdown of the total money is;
• €1,000 covers the hotel, bus & all food costs
• €1,000 is the sponsorship for Dublin Simon Community
Total Walking Distance: 188 miles
Average hours walking: 7-8 hours – 3 miles per hour
Our trip starts in Dublin and ends in Newport, Co. Mayo.
Coast to Coast 2008 Itinerary
Day 1. Saturday 6th September. We will leave North Strand in Dublin and follow the Royal Canal north from the Liffey, passing Croke Park and Mountjoy Jail as the waterway steps up lock by lock through Phibsboro and Cabra before curving west through Clonsilla and Leixlip.
Knockmealdowns Challenge 2008
It would be to a gentle drizzle that I would arrive to Newcastle on the banks of the river Suir for the first annual Knockmealdowns Challenge and yet straight away there was a warm welcome from the organisers – Peaks Mountaineering Club.
BEANNA BEOLA WALKING CLUB
BOFIN SHARK CHALLENGE
Sunday 1st June 2008.
To be held this year instead of the 12 Bens Challenge, this walk will begin at Cleggan (6 miles from Clifden, Connemara) between 8am and 9am for a boat departure at 9am.
Arrive on Inishbofin at 9:45am and commence walk.
It is imperative to register as soon as possible.
Registration by emailing email@example.com - people who had already registered for the 12 Bens should register again.
It will be a hugely varied and interesting hike with the highest point of 100m.
Look out for this Turas i mBaol series starting with on TG4 with Dermot Somers.
Programme 1 Thursday 1st May 21:30
Programme 2 Thursday 8th May 21:30
“Well it’s not called the Col of Despondency for nothing!”
I’ll get back to this truth later but best to start with a word that I’ll admit that I had to confirm its correct spelling with word-check!....... Excruciating………as in the pain that was to be felt on many an occasion on the Maumturks 2008.
Wicklow Mountains National Park
A Background to the National Park and a summary of the Management plan
2005-2009 specifically focussing on areas of interest to walkers.
Prepared by John Fitzgerald
Walking Festivals and Treks 2014