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 email@example.com with any queries.
|Date||Walk Name||Walk Description||Leader||Re-Group/Parking|
|02/01/2022||Doon West/Rosscahill||circular walk on road.||Phil Clerkin||park at entrance to Riverside road. road to the left before Kinneavys Pub.|
|16/01/2022||Spiddal bog road||linear walk on road and shoreline||Mary|
|Meet on the prom in Spiddal, opposite the entrance to the craft village.|
|30/01/2022||Drumsnauv||10k linear walk on road. Terrific views.||Cepta Byrne||re-group at Joe Keane’s pub in Maum before driving to the start of the walk.|
|13/02/2022||Rosscahill Woods||circular road on forest track and road.||Mary McCann||Kinneavys pub car park|
|27/02/2022||Kinvara Bridge (Costello)||Approx 2 hrs/10k.||Margaret Hopkins||Meeting 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.
|13/03/2022||Cross East, Cong||circular walk on road.||Phil Clerkin||Take 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.|
|27/03/2022||Cloonfad||circular forest track walk. 10k/2.5hrs||Carmel Burke||Meet at Dunmore Cemetery on the left hand side 1k before Dunmore to make our way to the start of the walk.|
|10/04/2022||Oughterard Wind Farm||circular walk – all track.||Mary McCann||Meet at the car park in Oughterard before driving to Seecon/Wind farm car park for the start of the walk.|
|24/04/2022||Portumna Woods||Forest Trail. 2hrs / approx 10k||Eileen Letsome||Car park approx 1km from gates to the forest park.|
|08/05/2022||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||Woodlawn house and woods||10km approx 2.5hrs. Bring boots and Hi viz as 1km of road.||Mary McDonagh||Meet at Woodlawn Railway station. full directions will be provided on WhatsApp.|
|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 Loop Walk||9 Km 2.5 hours. Scenic flat walk South Connemara island.||Bernice Walsh||Limited to 20 places on this walk.|