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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  info@galwaywalkingclub.ie with any queries.

DateWalk NameWalk DescriptionLeaderRe-Group/Parking
02/01/2022Doon West/Rosscahillcircular walk on road.Phil Clerkinpark at entrance to Riverside road. road to the left before Kinneavys Pub.
16/01/2022Spiddal bog roadlinear walk on road and shorelineMary
McCann
Meet on the prom in Spiddal, opposite the entrance to the craft village.
30/01/2022Drumsnauv10k linear walk on road. Terrific views.Cepta Byrnere-group at Joe Keane’s pub in Maum before driving to the start of the walk.
13/02/2022Rosscahill Woodscircular road on forest track and road.Mary McCannKinneavys pub car park
27/02/2022Kinvara Bridge (Costello) Approx 2 hrs/10k. Margaret HopkinsMeeting on the roadside near the coffee shop in Costello (beside the old court house) before driving to Lettermuckoo school for the start of the walk.
Costello is approx 20 mins drive beyond Spiddal, the coffee shop is on the left hand side.
13/03/2022Cross East, Congcircular walk on road.Phil ClerkinTake the right turn just before the bridge in Cross Village. Parking on the left hand-side of the road opposite O’Malley’s Pub on the corner.
27/03/2022Cloonfadcircular forest track walk. 10k/2.5hrsCarmel BurkeMeet at Dunmore Cemetery on the left hand side 1k before Dunmore to make our way to the start of the walk.
10/04/2022Oughterard Wind Farmcircular walk – all track.Mary McCannMeet at the car park in Oughterard before driving to Seecon/Wind farm car park for the start of the walk.
24/04/2022Portumna WoodsForest Trail. 2hrs / approx 10kEileen LetsomeCar park approx 1km from gates to the forest park.
08/05/2022Coole 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
05/06/22Woodlawn house and woods10km approx 2.5hrs. Bring boots and Hi viz as 1km of road.Mary McDonaghMeet at Woodlawn Railway station. full directions will be provided on WhatsApp.
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 Loop Walk9 Km 2.5 hours. Scenic flat walk South Connemara island.Bernice WalshLimited to 20 places on this walk.