2017 Schedule (Completed Walks)



Date Grade Meeting Point Walk Description Facilitator
 
01/01/17 B Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Forest Tracks, 3.5 hrs  photos George Keogh
 
08/01/17
A Clydagh Bridge Anglesborough to Clydagh Bridge  photos Thos O'Neill
C Bansha Woods Car Park, Kilshane Forest Tracks   photo Paddy Bourke
 
15/01/17
A Limerick Tourist Information Office,
First section of River Shannon,
sea to source long distance walk.
Limerick to Killaloe
along the Lough Derg Way.  Report   photos
Pat Ryan
C Lady Gregory Pub, Kilmoyler Forest Tracks, 2.5 hrs,   photo Willie Kavanagh
 
22/01/17
A Ballina Church River Shannon, sea to source
endurance walk, Ballina to Garrykennedy  photos
Pat Ryan
B Clydagh Bridge Lake Curra   photo Catherine Sharpe
 
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th January, 2017,  Glen of Aherlow Winter Walking Festival.   photos
 
05/02/17
A Garrykennedy Harbour River Shannon, sea to source endurance walk,
Garrykennedy to Dromineer, 20km,  photos
Pat Ryan
C Bishop's Wood Car Park, Dundrum Forest Tracks,   photo Mary O'Dwyer
 
12/02/17
A Clydagh Bridge Lake Diheen and Cush,   photos Joe Browne
B Lisvernane Village Dolmen Loop,   photos Members of the Wednesday
night group of walkers
 
19/02/17 C Mountain Road, Cahir Forest Tracks, open mountain, 3hrs,  photos David Stapleton
 
26/02/17
A Clydagh Bridge Galtees Owen Ryan
B Clydagh Bridge Side of Cush Margaret Hayes
 
05/03/17 B Rock an Thorabh Car Park Forest  Tracks   photo Eddie McGrath
 
12/03/17 A
Pat Ryan
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Ballinacourty Loop   photos Mary O’Riordan
 
March 17th to 19th, 2017.  Shannon Walking Weekend. Based near Portumna. Walks over three days following the river between Dromineer Co. Tipperary and Banagher Co. Offaly. Pat and Breda Ryan.   photos
 
19/03/17 A Kilcoran Lodge Hotel
Galtees Willie Delahunty
B Clydagh Bridge Galtees  photos Danny Bailey
 
26/03/17 A Rock an Thorabh Car Park Half Marathon in preparation for
Slievenamuck Marathon   photos
Rody Tierney
C Ballykisteen Hotel To Tipperary Hills and back   photos
Eddie McGrath
 
02/04/17 A Rock an Thorabh Car Park Half Marathon in preparation for
Slievenamuck Marathon    photos
Rody Tierney
B Clydagh Bridge Galtee Peaks at an easy pace    photos Brigid Flynn
 
05/04/17
Wednesday
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Forest Tracks 2hrs George Keogh
 

Sunday April 9th, 2017.   Slievenamuck Marathon and Half Marathon     Photos

 
12/04/17
Wednesday
C Aherlow House Hotel Forest Tracks 2hrs Mary Leahy
 
16/04/17
Easter Sunday
B
Clydagh Bridge  Lake Curra by the river and Cush  photos Peig McGrath
 
19/04/17
Wednesday
C Clydagh Bridge Forest Tracks 2hrs Pat Kinane
 
23/04/17 A Tom Lyons
B Woodie's Car Park Clonmel Lake Mohra and Knocksheegowna in the Comeraghs
photos
Liam Doheny
C Ballylanders Grotto Lazy Dog walk  photo Denny O'Dwyer
 
26/04/17
Wednesday
C Galbally Village Darby's Bed Loop 2hrs   photo Mary Ryan
 
April 29th to May1st, 2017.  Shannon Walking Weekend. Based in Athlone.   Pat Ryan, Breda Ryan
Saturday April 29th, Banagher to Clonmacnoise.
Sunday April 30th, Clonmacnoise to Athlone.
Bank Holiday Monday May 1st, Athlone to Lecarrow.  Photos
 
03/05/17
Wednesday
C Lady Gregory Pub, Kilmoyler Forest Tracks 2hrs photo David Stapleton
 
07/05/17 A Kilcoran Lodge Hotel Galtees Willie Delahunty
B The Square, Durrow, Co. Laois Leafy Loop bluebell walk   photos Paddy Bourke
 
10/05/17
Wednesday
C Rock an Thorabh Car Park Forest Tracks 2hrs Eddie McGrath
 
 
14/05/17 A Clydagh Bridge Galtees Thos O'Neill
B Clydagh Bridge Lake Borheen via Cush Summit  report   photos Gerry Ryan
C Clogheen Square Forest Tracks and Bay Lough, 3hrs, 9.3 km. map Vincent Normoyle
 
17/05/17
Wednesday
C Ballydavid Wood Car Park Forest Tracks 2.5hrs  photo Thos O'Neill
 
21/05/17 A Brian McSherry
C King's Yard Loop Walk, 17.2km,   report,  photos Peig McGrath
 
24/05/17
Wednesday
C Rock an Thorabh Car Park Forest Tracks 2.5hrs  photos Margaret Hayes
 
28/05/17 A Clydagh Bridge Galtees Ann Donohoe
B Grubb's Monument, The Vee Knockmealdowns, open mountain  photos Vincent Normoyle
 
31/05/17
Wednesday
C Lisvernane Village Dolmen Loop 2.5hrs, 11km   photo Breda Ryan
 
Saturday June 3rd, Sunday June 4th and Monday June 5th, 2017. Shannon River walks, Lecarrow to Carrick-on-Shannon.
Pat Ryan,  Breda Ryan.   Report,   photos
 
Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th, 2017. Aherlow Summer Festival. 4 walks on Saturday and cycling event on Sunday.  photos
 
04/06/17 C Woodie's Car Park Clonmel Glenpatrick Loop   photo Liam Doheny
 
07/06/17
Wednesday
B Mountain Road, Cahir Bane Hill 2.5hrs   photos Anne O'Donnell
C Bishop's Wood Car Park, Dundrum Forest Tracks 2hrs Mary O'Dwyer
 
11/06/17 A Owen Ryan
B/C Cycling on the Dungarvan to Waterford greenway    photos    video Paddy Bourke
 
14/06/17
Wednesday
B Anglesboro Village Temple Hill 3hrs   photo Tom Lyons
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Forest Tracks 2hrs   photo Mary O’Riordan
 
18/06/17 A Cush car park Galtee Horseshoe    photos Michael Moroney
C Rossadrehid Waterworks Lake Muskry    photo Catherine Sharpe
Mary O’Riordan
 
21/06/17
Wednesday
B Clydagh Bridge Cush Mountain 3hrs   photos Sheila Lenihan
C Glenbrohane Church Summer Solstice walk   photo Mary Murphy
 

Sunday June 25th, 2017.    Galtee Challenge and Crossing   Photos   Hillwalking Radio Group's video of the Crossing.
    
 
28/06/17
Wednesday
B Rossadrehid Waterworks Knockastackeen 3hrs Michael Moroney
C Rock an Thorabh Car Park Forest Tracks 2hrs   photo Pat Kinane
 
05/07/17
Wednesday
B Cush Car Park Galtee Beag 3hrs   photos Rody Tierney
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Forest Tracks 2hrs   photo Catherine Sharpe
 
12/07/17
Wednesday
B Clydagh Bridge Lake Curra 3hrs Owen Ryan
C Aherlow House Hotel Forest Tracks 2hrs   photos Paddy Bourke
 
19/07/17
Wednesday
B Kilcoran Lodge Hotel, Cahir Open Mountain 3hrs Willie Delahunty
C Lady Gregory Pub, Kilmoyler Forest Tracks 2hrs   photo Willie Kavanagh
 
26/07/17
Wednesday
B Clydagh Bridge Lake Diheen 3hrs Goretti Campbell
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Forest Tracks 2hrs   photos Catherine Sharpe
 
Friday July 28th to
Sunday July 30th
Last stages of the Shannon River Walk ending at the source, Shannon Pot
Saturday July 29, walk to Dowra
Sunday July 30, walk to source, Shannon Pot.    Pat Ryan,   Breda Ryan    report   photos
 
02/08/17
Wednesday
B Rossadrehid Waterworks Lake Muskry and Farbreaga   photos  Joe Browne
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow Forest Tracks 2hrs Eddie McGrath
 
09/08/17
Wednesday
C Clydagh Bridge Forest Tracks 2hrs   photo Amelia Ryan