Galtee Challenge, Saturday June 30, 2018At a meeting held on March 8th in the Excel to discuss the future of the Galtee Challenge and Crossing a number of decisions on the future of the event were made.
1. There will no longer be a guided Crossing walk. It will be a self navigated Challenge walk only.
2. The day of the event will change from Sunday to Saturday. It will be Saturday June 30 this year.
3. The direction will be the same each year, meeting in Anglesborough, bus to Cahir, walking back to Anglesborough.
4. Registration and payment for the Challenge will be online only.
Full details of the 2018 event and online registration will be available here from mid April.
Last Year's Galtee Challenge/Crossing, Sunday, June 25th, 2017Congratulations and well done to everyone who took part in and completed the 2017 Galtee Challenge and Crossing on Sunday June 25. A total of 121 people took part. A big thanks to all who helped to make the event happen, whether on the mountain or at the base in Anglesborough or during the weeks and months before. Congratulations to Ann Donohoe on completing her tenth Crossing. Ann was presented with a special jacket to mark the occasion in Aherlow House on Sunday night. A presentation of bouquets of flowers was also made to Breda Ryan, Anne O'Donnell and Mary Ryan who are retiring after thirteen years of service to the organisation and running of the event.
More photos from the Challenge/Crossing.