Short Walks Schedule

The Club encourages all Walkers doing short Walks & Rambles to wear high vis jackets.

Until further notice walkers are asked to sign-in at the assigned meeting place at 11.45 for a 12 noon start to the walk.
Short walks take approximately 2 hours.
Short Walks Organiser is Berni Stephens 086 190 3811.
Email with any queries.

DateWalk NameWalk DescriptionLeader Re-Group/Parking
08/05/22Coole Park/Garrylandwalk through woods and track to GarrylandMonica Quinncar park almost opposite tea rooms area – drive to the end of the road into the forest park.
22/05/22Ballyvaughan/Ailwee Cavesloop walk. Approx 2hrs.Anne Gaughanmeet at the public car park near Monk’s Bar
05/06/22Abbey Hill Green RoadLinear walk of approx 2hrs. Berni StephensMeet at Kinvara Petrol Station (Clare side of the village) for car sharing/re-group before proceeding to St Patrick’s church Newquay for the start of the walk. Note later time of 12 noon for meeting in Kinvara.
19/06/22Menlo/Crestwood loopApprox 2.5 hrs/10k. Walking the old Mass Path to Coolough and then into Menlo and onto the bog road.Teresa GeraghtyPark along the road at Crestwood, Coolough Road before the Grotto.
03/07/22Omey Island at CladdaghduffThe Omey Island walk takes about 2hrs. Approx 8km distance.Jerry LawlorMeeting time to be advised closer to the date due to dependency on tides.
17/07/22Flaggy Shore/Newquaycircular walk – track and roadEileen Letsomepublic parking beside shoreline.
31/07/22Gorumna Island Loop9k. Scenic walk in South Connemara Gaeltacht.Bernice WalshMeeting at Tir and Fhia (Tiernee) Church Lettermore at 11.45 for sign in. Church is the second one on the far side of Lettermore. Flat walk but can be muddy in places. Car pooling please for short drive to start.  Tiernee Church:
14/08/22Woodlawn house and woods10km approx 2.5hrs. Bring boots and Hi viz as 1km of road.Mary Mc DonaghMeet at Woodlawn Railway station. Take Exit 16 off M6 motorway ( The Galway Plaza ) take 3rd exit at roundabout for Bullaun via Ballyfa/ New Inn . Take R359 New Inn Mountbellew and right to Woodlawn Station. 16.4 Km from Exit 16 to Woodlaw. Alternative train from Galway at 11.00am arrive Woodlawn 11.30 and return to Galway at 16.39
28/08/22Maree/Tawinlinear walk beside shoreline and on quiet country roads.Berni Stephensroadside parking so car share encouraged.
11/09/22Ballinafad Greenway/
Ballinahinch Grounds
approx 10km on greenway track. Great mountain and lake views.Eileen LetsomeLimited parking at Cloonbeg car park
25/09/22Stradbally/Clarinbridgecircular walk – track, shoreline and road. Approx 9km.Anne GaughanClarinbridge National School
09/10/22Clonbur WoodsApprox 8km Forest Track linear walk.Robin RaineMeet at the playground (or community centre) in Clonbur.
23/10/22Castlebar Green RoadLinear walk beside the Castlebar river. Berni StephensMuseum of Country Life Carpark. Turlough Park, Castlebar.