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2023 Slievenamuck Half-Marathon

2023 Slievenamuck Half-Marathon

Report written by Denny O'Dwyer What a fab morning we had for the Slievenamuck Half-Marathon walk. Twenty four walkers took part in the event, which was done at a leisurely pace allowing people to take plenty of photos and to enjoy the views around Moore Abbey and the...

5 Galtee peaks “A” walk 

5 Galtee peaks “A” walk 

Report written by Kevin Finn: What a wonderful A walk we had today, from Carrigeen mountain taking in Templehill, Lyracappul, Galteemore, Galtee beag, Knockeenatoung, Kings Yard. It began in the dry with calm winds and favourably forecast for a little light rain and...

B and C Walks

B and C Walks

Today's B walk in the Southern Galtees was led by Noel McGrath, who was a member of the very first Galtee Walking Club committee. There were some new faces on the walk, which took off from the scenic Galty Castle area. Thanks to Roger Seaward for the wonderful photos....

Galtee Challenge

Full Galtee Challenge: 32 km 1700 m ascent (self-navigated)Shorter Galtee Challenge: 18 km 1200 m ascent (self navigated or guided) .  

Joint “A” walk with the Cork Backpackers Club

Joint “A” walk with the Cork Backpackers Club

Today's "A" walk was made extra special as we hosted our neighbouring club, the Cork Backpackers.Co‐led by John Lonergan of the Galtee Walking Club and Fiona Shanahan, who is a member of both clubs, the group of 29 took off from Cush car park under a hovering drone...

20th Anniversary Celebrations

20th Anniversary Celebrations

The formation of the Galtee Walking Club was the brainchild of Billy Kingston, Helen Morrissey and Mandy Parslow, who were all members of Aherlow Fáilte. They presented their ideas at a meeting in O'Heneys in Bansha on January 21st 2003, and a committee formed soon...

Cold Full Moon Hike

Cold Full Moon Hike

Cush car park was very busy tonight!!Shortly after 6pm an air of excitement started to fill the area, as 22 enthusiastic hikers, led by Martina Lonergan, headed for Lough Curra in the Galtee Mountains for the last full moon of 2022, aptly known as "the Cold Full...

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