Gorteeshal, Ballyporeen Walk – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Gorteeshal, Ballyporeen Walk – Knockmealdown Walking Club Last Sunday’s walk took us into the Knockmealdown Mountains just outside Ballyporeen. It was a really nice 7.6km track taking in forest roads, some mountain tracks and a good stretch of tarmac road to finish the route. It also includes a little stretch…

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Knockmealdown Mountain Walks

Knockmealdown Mountain Walks The Knockmealdown Mountains running along the border between Tipperary and Waterford and on to North Cork, provide some of the most spectacular walking trails in the country. While some are well known and waymarked (Tipperary Heritage Way, East Munster Way, St. Declan’s Way for instance), quite a few…

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Gortacullen Wood and Kildanogue Duck Ponds Walk – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Gortacullen Wood and Kildanogue Duck Ponds Walk – Knockmealdown Walking Club This is a lovely 13km trail, starting at the Sheep dipping tank across from Graigue Pub, travelling around Gortacullen Wood, climing the nearby hill, taking a track back down and then travelling on to the Kildanogue Duck Ponds via…

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Graigue Walk – Sunday April 1st 2012

Graigue Walk – Sunday April 1st 2012 There is a slight change to next Sunday’s walk with the Knockmealdown Walking Club. It was originally to be to Bay Lough in Clogheen, but we’ve decided to hold this over until the Rhododendrons start to flower, so we’ll be taking a walk into the…

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Ronga Walk, Clogheen – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Ronga Walk, Clogheen – Knockmealdown Walking Club On Sunday March 25th the club took on a lovely 7.75km walk at Ronga (first left after Shanrahan crossroads travelling from Clogheen to Ballyporeen, just after right turn for Burncourt at Killeatin). Take the left turn and you’ll cross a metal bridge 50…

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Lyrefune Walk, Ballyporeen – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Lyrefune Walk, Ballyporeen – Knockmealdown Walking Club This is a lovely walk with not too many climbs. There is a slight detour of a few hundred yards that brings you to the most wonderful views to Mitchelstown and the Galtee Mountains across the valley. We were blessed with glorious weather…

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Araglen Walk – Sunday March 11th

Araglen Walk – Sunday March 11th On Sunday March 11th 2012 the Knockmealdown Walking Club took on a  lovely walk in the Knockmealdown Mountains on the road from Ballyporeen to Araglen. The walk takes in much of the hills over the Araglen region and the views are absolutely exceptional. The…

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Knockmealdown Walking Club – Araglin Walk Sunday March 11th

Knockmealdown Walking Club – Araglin Walk Sunday March 11th The Knockmealdown Walking Club will take on a nice ramble out the Araglin direction tomorrow, Sunday March 11th, 2012. The group will meet at the BallyHi pub on Ballyporeen’s main street at 10am and drive to the walking area from there. Bring…

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Knockmealdown Walking Club – Walk to Galty Castle & Kings Yard

Knockmealdown Walking Club – Walk to Galty Castle & Kings Yard We had a very nice walk yesterday (Sunday Feb. 26th, 2012), which started just outside Kilbehenny village, walking toward the Galtee Mountains, turning off for Galty Castle and then walking onward to the Kings Yard. This is a wonderful…

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Knockmealdown Walking Club – Galtee Mountain Walk Sunday February 26th

Knockmealdown Walking Club – Galtee Mountain Walk Sunday February 26th The Knockmealdown Walking Club will take a brief foray away from the Knockmealdowns toward the Galtee Mountains across the valley on Sunday February 26th. The group will meet at the Bally Hi pub in Ballyporeen at 10am and then take…

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Tipperary Walks

Tipperary Walks If you are looking for walking trails in Tipperary (or anywhere in Munster for that matter) then Clogheen, located at the Southern tip of South Tipperary, is the ideal location. Whether you enjoy long, short, difficult, easy, steep or flat (low level) walks Clogheen has got them all….

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Flemingstown, Shanrahan Walk – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Flemingstown, Shanrahan Walk – Knockmealdown Walking Club On Sunday, February 19th 2012 the group took on a lovely local walk in the Shanrahan/Flemingstown area known locally as the Foill Dearg (this could well be a mis-spelling, it’s an educated guess as I can’t find an online reference to it anywhere,…

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Shanrahan Walk – Feb. 19th, 10am – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Shanrahan Walk – Feb. 19th, 10am – Knockmealdown Walking Club A very successful walk took place in Goatenbridge last Sunday where the group took on the Knockballiniry Loop walk (see some pictures below). This Sunday February 19th all interested walkers and strollers are asked to meet up at Shanrahan Cemetery…

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Goatenbridge Walk – Sun. Feb. 12th – 10am – Knockmealdown Walking Club

Goatenbridge Walk – Sun. Feb. 12th – 10am – Knockmealdown Walking Club The newly formed Knockmealdown Walking Club held its third walk since its establishment, in Clogheen last Sunday. A very healthy figure of 23 walkers assembled at St Pauls Community Centre at 10am and headed off on the Clogheen…

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Knockmealdown Walking Club Formed

Knockmealdown Walking Club Formed At the Knockmealdown Active Loop walk of Clogheen on February 5th 2012 the Knockmealdown Walking Club was officially unveiled. For further information contact Jim O Brien 087 249 0089. The group hopes to take on a range of walks in different areas around the Knockmealdown Mountains, and…

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Clogheen Loop Walk – Knockmealdown Active

Clogheen Loop Walk – Knockmealdown Active  This is a new walk (officially given the status of a recognised national Loop Walk in 2011) which has been promoted by the recently formed Knockmealdown Active group. We currently have no map to go with this walk, but will include one here as…

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Ballyporeen Loop Walk on January 1st 2012

Ballyporeen Loop Walk on January 1st 2012 Knockmealdown Active is hosting a 6.2 mile (10km) loop walk in Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary on New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2012 at 1pm in aid of South Tipp Hospice. A donation bucket will be available before walk commences. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear….

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Clogheen Loop Walk – National Trails Day – October 2nd

Clogheen Loop Walk – National Trails Day – October 2nd Clogheen Tidy Towns, in conjunction with Knockmealdown Active, will hold a walk on October 2nd to coincide with National Trails Day. The walk will commence outside St Pauls Community Centre at 2. 00pm (there is also a longer hike from…

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