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.
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|Date||Walk Name||Walk Description||Leader||Re-Group/Parking|
|08/05/22||Coole Park/Garryland||walk through woods and track to Garryland||Monica Quinn||car park almost opposite tea rooms area – drive to the end of the road into the forest park.|
|22/05/22||Ballyvaughan/Ailwee Caves||loop walk. Approx 2hrs.||Anne Gaughan||meet at the public car park near Monk’s Bar|
|05/06/22||Abbey Hill Green Road||Linear walk of approx 2hrs.||Berni Stephens||Meet 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.|
|19/06/22||Menlo/Crestwood loop||Approx 2.5 hrs/10k. Walking the old Mass Path to Coolough and then into Menlo and onto the bog road.||Teresa Geraghty||Park along the road at Crestwood, Coolough Road before the Grotto.|
|03/07/22||Omey Island at Claddaghduff||The Omey Island walk takes about 2hrs. Approx 8km distance.||Jerry Lawlor||Meeting time to be advised closer to the date due to dependency on tides.|
|17/07/22||Flaggy Shore/Newquay||circular walk – track and road||Eileen Letsome||public parking beside shoreline.|
|31/07/22||Gorumna Island Loop||9k. Scenic walk in South Connemara Gaeltacht.||Bernice Walsh||Meeting 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:|
|14/08/22||Woodlawn house and woods||10km approx 2.5hrs. Bring boots and Hi viz as 1km of road.||Mary Mc Donagh||Meet 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|
|28/08/22||Maree/Tawin||linear walk beside shoreline and on quiet country roads.||Berni Stephens||roadside parking so car share encouraged.|
|approx 10km on greenway track. Great mountain and lake views.||Eileen Letsome||Limited parking at Cloonbeg car park|
|25/09/22||Stradbally/Clarinbridge||circular walk – track, shoreline and road. Approx 9km.||Anne Gaughan||Clarinbridge National School|
|09/10/22||Clonbur Woods||Approx 8km Forest Track linear walk.||Robin Raine||Meet at the playground (or community centre) in Clonbur.|
|23/10/22||Castlebar Green Road||Linear walk beside the Castlebar river.||Berni Stephens||Museum of Country Life Carpark. Turlough Park, Castlebar.|