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2011 Schedule

Date Grade Meeting Point Walk Description Facilitator
02/01/11 A Lady Gregory Pub, Kilmoyler 10am Sturrakeen, Moderate, 5hrs (photo) Thomas O'Neill
B Rock an Thorabh Car Park 11am Forest Track, 3.5 hrs Eddie McGrath
09/01/11 A Grubb's monument, The Vee 10am Knockmealdowns, 6hrs Pat Ryan
B Anglesboro Church 10am Temple Hill, 4hrs (photos) Sheila Lenihan 
C Galbally Village Square 11am Darby's Bed Dolmen Loop, Forest track., 2 to 3 hrs Henrietta Kearney 
16/01/11 A Rock an Thorabh Car Park 10am Part of Marathon Route, 5 to 6hrs Rody Tierney
B Bansha Woods Car Park, Kilshane 10am Bansha Woods, Forest tracks, 4hrs Rita Mooney
23/01/11 A Clydagh Bridge 10am Galtees, 6hrs Mike  Moroney
B Bay Lough Car Park, The Vee 10am Knockshanahullion, 4hrs (photos) Brendan Sheils 
C Bansha Woods Car Park, Kilshane 11am Forest track loop, 2 to 3 hrs Joan Kavanagh
28/01/11
to
30/01/11
Glen of Aherlow Winter Walking Festival. A, B and C walks on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th.  (photos)
06/02/11 A Kilfinane 10am Ballyhoura Country, 5 to 6 hrs Willie Ryan
B Clydagh Bridge 10am Cush, Galtee Beag, 4hrs George Keogh
C Aherlow House Hotel 11am Aherlow loop, Forest track, 2 to 3 hrs Jill Baird
13/02/11 A Goatenbridge 10am Knockmealdowns, 6hrs
John Murphy
B Rossadrehid Waterworks 10am Knockastackeen, 4hrs Catherine Russell 
20/02/11 A Clydagh Bridge 10am Galtees, 6hrs Paul Ryan
B Kilbeheny Village 10am Blackrock Valley, 4hrs Joe Browne
C Woodie's Car Park Clonmel 11am Comeragh hills, Forest track, 2 to 3 hrs   photo David Stapleton 
27/02/11 A Rossadrehid Waterworks 10am Galtees, 6hrs Ann Donohoe
Una Hayes
B Kilcommon Village 10am Kilcommon Pilgrim Loop and Climb to Mother Mountain, 4hrs (photos) Cliona Tuohy
05/03/11 Mountaineering Ireland Spring Gathering and AGM in Aherlow House Hotel. 
06/03/11 C Glengarra Woods Car Park 11am Forest Walk, 2 to 3 hrs Mo Larkin
13/03/11 A Clogheen Village 10am Araglin to Clogheen
Tom Lyons
B Texaco Garage Cahir 10am Bane Hill, Forest paths, open mountain, 4hrs Anne O'Donnell
20/03/11 A Rathgormack Village 10am Comeraghs, 6hrs
John Murphy
B Murroe Village 10am Glenstal Wood, 4hrs (photo) Amelia Ryan
C Rock an Thorabh Car Park 11am Shrough Dolmen Ridge walk, 2 to 3 hrs Margaret Magner
27/03/11 A Derrymore Bridge
GR Q744 111
on the N86 10km from Tralee
9:30am Kerry Walk, Distance 20km. Total climbing 1150 metres (photos) Tom Lyons
B Clydagh Bridge 10am Galtee Lakes and Cush, 4hrs (photo) Danny Bailey
03/04/11 A Castlemaine Post Office, Co. Kerry 9:30am Slieve Mish Mountains Owen Ryan
B Rock an Thorabh Car Park 10am Marathon Route, Eastern half Rody Tierney
06/04/11 Wed Clydagh Bridge 7pm Forest Track 2hrs Rita Mooney
10/04/11 A Clydagh Bridge 10am Galtees, 6hrs Paul Ryan
B Rock an Thorabh Car Park 10am Marathon Route, Western half (photo) Rody Tierney
C Clogheen Village 11am Forest Track, 2 to 3 hrs (photo) Vincent Normoyle
13/04/11 Wed Christ The King Statue, Aherlow 7pm Forest Track 2hrs David Stapleton
16/04/11 Clean-up of rubbish in the Galtees area. Organisers Helen Morrissey, Michael Moroney
17/04/11 Slievenamuck Marathon and Half Marathon. Organiser Rody Tierney. (photos)
20/04/11 Wed Rock an Thorabh Car Park 7pm Forest Track 2hrs Danny Bailey
24/04/11
Easter Sunday
A Melody's Bar Ballymacarbery 10am Comeraghs 6hrs William O'Grady
B Grubb's monument, The Vee 10am The Vee To Mellary over Knockmealdowns Mossy Casey
27/04/11 Wed Bishop's Wood Car Park, Dundrum 7pm Forest Track 2.5 hrs Mary O'Dwyer
30/04/11
to
02/05/11
Ballyhoura International Walking Festival 2011.
04/05/11 Wed Galbally Village 7pm Forest Track 2.5 hrs Mary Ryan
08/05/11 A Mauma Road 9:30am Nire Valley to Mauma Road John Murphy
B Kilsheelan Village 10am Kilsheelan Woods, Forest track 4hrs (photo) David Stapleton
C Cahir Castle Car Park 11am Riverside walk to Quaker Graveyard, 2 to 3 hrs (photo) Maureen Larkin
11/05/11 Wed Tankerstown School 7pm Forest Track 3hrs Maureen Larkin
15/05/11 A Kilbeheny Village 10am Temple Hill, Lyracappul Ann Donohoe
Una Hayes
B Lady Gregory Pub, Kilmoyler 10am Galtees, Forest track, open mountain (photo) Thomas O'Neill
18/05/11 Wed Lisvernane Village 7pm Forest Track 3hrs Willie Ryan
22/05/11 A Glengarra Woods Car Park 10am Moderate A walk to O'Loughlins Castle, 6hrs Brendan Sheils
B Woodie's Car Park Clonmel 10am Comeraghs, Lachtnafrankee   photos Paddy Bourke
C Hollyford Village 11am Forest Track, 2 to 3 hrs Patricia Butler
25/05/11 Wed Texaco Garage Cahir 7pm Forest Track 3hrs Anne O'Donnell
29/05/11 A Nire Valley Car Park 10am Comeraghs, 6hrs Cliona  Tuohy
B Melody's Bar Ballymacarbery 10am Comeraghs, 4hrs (photo) Larry McGrath
01/06/11 Wed Ballydavid Hostel 7pm Forest and Mountain Track 3.5 hrs Thomas O'Neill
03/06/11
to
05/06/11
Glen of Aherlow Walking Festival. A, B and C walks on Saturday and Sunday. (photos)
08/06/11 Wed Anglesboro Church 7pm Temple Hill Mountain 3.5hrs (photo)
Option of shorter walk
Sean Fitzpatrick
Sheila Lenihan
12/06/11 A Rossadrehid Waterworks 10am Galtees, Moderate A walk Catherine Russell
B University of Limerick Concert Hall 10am Lough Derg Way (photo) Goretti Campbell
15/06/11 Wed Clydagh Bridge 7pm Cush Mountain, Lake Boreen 3hrs (photo) Paddy Bourke
19/06/11 A Daly's Filling Station, Cork Road, Killarney 9:30am Kerry, Moderate A walk Tom Lyons
B Moor Abbey, Galbally 10am Aherlow River Walk Willie Ryan
C Kilsheelan Village 11am Forest Track, 2 to 3 hrs Mary Walsh
22/06/11 Wed Rossadrehid Village 7pm Knockastackeen Mountain, 3hrs Catherine Russell
24/06/06 Anglesboro Mid Summer Walking Festival, 24, 25 and 26 June.
26/06/11 Galtee Challenge and Crossing 2011. (photos)
29/06/11 Wed Clydagh Bridge 7pm Galtee Beag, Lake Boreen, 3.5 hrs Ann Donohoe
06/07/11 Wed Clydagh Bridge 7pm Lake Curra, Lake Dineen, 3.5hrs Owen Ryan
08/07/11
to
10/07/11
Weekend Away in Wicklow, Leader Paddy Bourke.
13/07/11 Wed Rossadrehid Village 7pm Lake Muskry, Fir Breaga, 3hrs Mary Rose Kinane
20/07/11 Wed Clydagh Bridge 7pm Forest Track Side of Cush Mountain, 3hrs   photo Danny Bailey
24/07/11 A,B,C Carey’s Car Sales Kilcoran 10:30am Club Navigation Walk Tom Lyons
27/07/11 Wed Glengarra Woods Car Park 7pm Forest, Mountain Track 3hrs   photo Tom Lyons
03/08/11 Wed Aherlow House Hotel 7pm Forest Track 3hrs Eddie McGrath
10/08/11 Wed Christ The King Statue, Aherlow 7pm Forest Track 2.5 hrs George Keogh
17/08/11 Wed Christ The King Statue, Aherlow 7pm Forest Track 2.5 hrs Amelia Ryan
21/08/11 A,B,C Clogheen Village 10:30am Club Navigation Walk    photo Brendan Sheils
24/08/11 Wed Christ The King Statue, Aherlow 7pm Forest Track 2hrs Breda Ryan
27/08/11
to
03/09/11
Trip to the Bavarian Alps. (photos) Breda Ryan
28/08/11 Black Road Car Park north off old N8
Cahir side of Skeheenarinky
10am Climb of Galtymore mainly for people who have not climbed it before. Tom Lyons
31/08/11 Wed Rock an Thorabh Car Park 7pm Forest Track 2hrs Danny Bailey
04/09/11 A,B Clydagh Bridge 10am Cush Mountain Thomas O'Neill
11/09/11 A Cahir Castle Car Park 8am Galtee Crossing, Anglesboro to Cahir Owen Ryan
A
Moderate
Ballydavid Hostel 10am Moderate A walk
Glengarra Hostel to Ballydavid Hostel
William O'Neill
C Rossadrehid Village 11am Lake Muskry, Forest and mountain track, 3 hrs, moderate pace. Mo Larkin
18/09/11 A Glenflesk, 12km from Killarney on Cork road 10am The Paps Pat Ryan
B Doon C.B.S. 10am Doon Hills, 4hrs (photo) Amelia Ryan
25/09/11 A Nire Valley Car Park 10am Comeraghs Cliona Tuohy
B Bay Lough Car Park, The Vee 10am Knockshanahullion, 4hrs Paddy Bourke
C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow 11am Slievenamuck Loop, Forest track, 2-3 hrs Una Phelan
Saturday
01/10/11
A
Moderate
Clydagh Bridge 10am Joint walk with the Foxford Ramblers.
Galty Horse Shoe (moderate) 5.5 – 6 hrs (photos)
Tom Lyons
02/10/11 A,B
Aherlow House Hotel 11am National trails day event.
Forest trail 4 hrs
Danny Bailey
C Aherlow House Hotel 2pm National trails day event.
Glen of Aherlow Walk, 2hrs, Family friendly walk through woodland organised by Glen of Aherlow Fáilte Society.
Helen Morrissey
09/10/11 A Kate Kearney's Cottage, Killarney 10am Black Valley, Kerry Way, 19km Tom Lyons
B Grubb's monument, The Vee 10am The Vee To Mellary over Knockmealdowns Mossy Casey
C Texaco Garage Cahir 11am Cahir Woods, Forest and mountain tracks David Stapleton
16/10/11 A
Moderate
Kilcash village (outside Clonmel) 10am Moderate A walk
Slievenamon Loop including Carrickbrock, 15km (photo)
Brendan Sheils
B Darragh Bridge
Kilfinane Mitchelstown road.
10am Hill and Forest track, 4hrs Mary Ryan
18/10/11 Club AGM in the Excel Centre, Tipperary Town at 8pm on Tuesday October 18th 2011. (photo)
22/10/11 Ballyhoura Bears Autumn Walking Festival Saturday and Sunday.
23/10/11 A Clydagh Bridge 10am Combaun to Clydagh Bridge Catherine Russell
B,C Market Yard, Tipperary
Bus or Car Pool
9am Barrow Riverbank Walk, B and C walk (photo) Liam Doheny
Shane Doheny
30/10/11 A Bansha Woods Car Park, Kilshane 10am Part of Marathon Route, 5-6 hrs Rody Tierney
B Texaco Garage Cahir 10am Bane Hill and surrounding area, 4hrs Anthony O'Brien
06/11/11 A Ballydavid Hostel 10am Eastern Galtees (photo) Thomas O'Neill
B Hollyford Village 10am Red Hill, 4hrs Pat Butler
13/11/11 A
Moderate
Donohill 10am Moderate A walk
Multeen Way, 5hrs, 18km, Bus to Milestone
Michael Moroney
Willie Ryan
B Dundrum Village 10am Country roads, very remote and very safe for walking, 3hrs Peig McGrath
C Kilsheelan Village 11am Kilsheelan Woods, Glasha Valley, Forest Paths, 2+ hrs (photo) Mary Walsh
20/11/11 A
Moderate
Ballyorgan School 10am Moderate A walk
Ballyhoura Country
Willie Ryan
B Aherlow House Hotel 10am Loop to Bansha Woods and back Rita Mooney
27/11/11 A Kilbeheny Village 10am Blackrock Valley Joe Browne
B Silvermines Village 10am Silvermines Ridge (photos) Goretti Campbell
C Galbally Village Square 11am Forest path and gentle climb to Darby's Bed, 2hrs Henrietta Kearney
04/12/11 A Carey's Garage, Kilcoran, Cahir 10am Galtees, 5-6 hrs Thomas O'Neill
B Clydagh Bridge 10am Cush, Galtee Beag, 4hrs (photo) George Keogh
11/12/11 A Rossadrehid Waterworks 10am Galtees, 5-6 hrs Tom Lyons
B Kilfinane 10am Carron Mountain, 4hrs (2 photos) Brendan Sheils
C Bansha Woods Car Park, Kilshane 11am Forest paths and gentle climb, 2+ hrs Joan Kavanagh
17/12/11 Club Christmas Party, Aherlow House Hotel
18/12/11 B Kilsheelan Village 10am Kilsheelan Woods, Glenpatrick Loop,
Forest tracks, 4 hrs
David Stapleton
25/12/11 A,B,C Christ The King Statue, Aherlow 10am Christmas Day Walk, Forest tracks, 2.5 hrs Ray Coleman
26/12/11 A,B Bansha Woods Car Park, Kilshane 11:30am St Stephen's Day Walk, Forest tracks, 4hrs Danny Bailey