Schedule of Club Walks and Events

Contact Ciarán O'Brien, Walks Secretary, at info@galteewalkingclub.ie if you'd like to lead a walk of any level.
Information for Walkers: We advise you to text or call the walk facilitator in the days before the walk, but if you just turn up you can still take part. If you book a walk and find later that you can't make it, please let the facilitator know. Guest walkers are welcome for a maximum of 1 walk. Please do not leave money or any valuable items in parked cars at walk meeting points.
Information for Facilitators: You may receive bookings for your walk by text during the days before the walk. Please reply to each person to let them know the booking has been received. The sign-in sheet for walks can be printed from this Link. Please send walk sign in sheet to Pat Boland after every walk and any photos you would like to share.
Schedule Archive: Link
Date Grade Meeting Point Time Walk Description Facilitator

January 27-29th 2023.      Glen of Aherlow, Winter Walking Festival 2023, organised by the Glen of Aherlow Fáilte Society. See https://www.aherlow.com/walking-festival for details. If any Galtee Walking Club members are free to help out on the walks, let us know. Walks start point: map  


C Kilshane Woods car park
Bansha/Kilshane Woods
Eddie McGrath 087 9711796

12/02/23 All Glen of Aherlow Hotel car park: map 11 am
Galtee Walking Club 20th Anniversary Walk and Reunion in the Glen of Aherlow organised by Goretti Campbell.

(8-9km forest tracks, followed by tea/coffee and scones in the Blue Room of the hotel. Club photograph at 2.30pm)

Leader: Danny Bailey, who also led the very first club walk.

Bookings via Breege Doherty 086 6073211


B+ Muskry car park:map
Extended Farbrega Loop: Greenane West, Greenane, Farbrega and Lough Bohreen (16km, ~760 m)
Pat Boland 086 8762113

26/02/23 A

Assaroula Falls (Joint walk with the Cork Backpackers Club)
John Lonergan 086 8691971
B Joint walk with the Cork Backpackers club
Tom Lyons 086 3954924

05/03/23 A Bay Lough car park
Knockmealdown route (18km, ~800m ascent, ~6hrs)
Aidan Dunworth 087 7910409
Joe Lonergan 087 2859767
Paddy O'Donoghue 087 2901785

12/03/23 A Ballyhoura Camino (36km, 1000m ascent including Carron and Seefin, the highest peak in the range)
Ballyhea National School map
Joe O'Brien 087 9443168


26/03/23 A Cush car park
Galtee Horseshoe (5 hours)
Tom Lyons 086 3954924
B Scenic hike on the Duhallow Way (11km, 423m ascent) 10am
Milsteet (car peak near Centra) Joe O'Brien 087 9443168

02/04/23 Palm Sunday Slievenamuck 21km (half marathon) led walk



April 22nd 2023.      Knockmealdown Crossing (A, B and C walks) organised by the Peaks Mountaineering Club.  










June 24th 2023.      Galty Challenge and a guided Half Challenge. Details to follow.