Canoe B Q – Sunday September 25th 2016

Canoe B Q – Sunday September 25th 2016 This Event is now Concluded The final fabulous fun Canoe B Q of the season was held on Sunday September 25th 2016. On Sunday August 28th 2016 the Ardfinnan Canoe Club, in association with Knockmealdown Active, organised a Canoe-BQ. This is a Canoe Trip along the…

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Canoe B Q – Sunday August 28th 2016

Canoe B Q – Sunday August 28th 2016 THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Our next Canoe-B-Q event will take place on Sunday September 25th. Booking has not started yet but, if you Share and Like our Facebook Page or sign up for email alerts on the Pop Up that appears…

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Canoe B Q – Sunday July 31st 2016

Canoe B Q – Sunday July 31st 2016 *** This event is now fully booked *** The next fabulous fun Canoe B Q of the season will be held on Sunday July 31st 2016. On July 31st 2016 the Ardfinnan Canoe Club, in association with Knockmealdown Active, will organise a…

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Pilgrim Paths Day 2015 Photos

Pilgrim Paths Day 2015 Photos The Pilgrim Paths Day event held on Saturday April 4th 2015 was a huge success. 225 participants from all over the country descended on South Tipperary and West Waterford to take part in the annual event, walking part of St. Declan’s Way from Mount Melleray…

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Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle – May 4th 2014

Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle – May 4th 2014 The Knockmealdown Active  Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle has been an incredible success on its 2012 & 2013 runs, there are some photos of the 2012 event here and the 2013 event here. There have been plenty of people looking for a date for the Tour…

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Split the Pot Results

Split the Pot Results Split the Pot is a Fortnightly draw undertaken by the Friends of St. Theresa’s Hospital and Knockmealdown Active. Look out for the ‘Split the Pot’ envelope holders in local outlets around Ballyporeen, Clogheen, Goatenbridge, Ardfinnan, Newcastle and Cahir. The winning entrants will be posted here after…

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Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle 2013 Photos

Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle 2013 Photos The second Tour of the Knockmealdowns cycle took place on Sunday May 19th last in Ardfinnan. The day was a remarkable success with a fantastic turnout of 113 riders, most of whom took on the challenging 90Km cycle which crossed the Knockmealdown Mountains…

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Split the Pot Results – April 29th

Split the Pot Results – April 29th [col size=”one-half” position=”first” align=”left”]The draw for ‘Split the Pot’ was held on Monday April 29th in St. Theresa’s Day Care Centre, Clogheen. The winning tickets were, once again, drawn by Sr. Áine Power, a name synonymous with the Friends of St. Theresa’s and the…

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Split the Pot Results – April 15th

Split the Pot Results – April 15th [col size=”one-half” position=”first” align=”left”]The draw for ‘Split the Pot’ was held on Monday April 15th in St. Theresa’s Day Care Centre, Clogheen. The winning tickets were, once again, drawn by Sr. Áine Power, a name synonymous with the Friends of St. Theresa’s and the…

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Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle – May 19th 2013

Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle – May 19th 2013 The Knockmealdown Active  Tour of the Knockmealdowns Cycle was an incredible success on its inaugural run in May 2012, there are some photos here (and photos of the incredibly successful 2013 event here. There have been plenty of people looking for a date…

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Split the Pot Results – April 1st

Split the Pot Results – April 1st [col size=”one-half” position=”first” align=”left”]The draw for ‘Split the Pot’ was held on Monday April 1st in St. Theresa’s Day Care Centre, Clogheen. The winning tickets were, once again, drawn by Sr. Áine Power, a name synonymous with the Friends of St. Theresa’s and the…

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Demo & Dine 2013 Photos & Video

Demo & Dine 2013 Photos & Video Our Demo & Dine evening on March 22nd was a great success. Many thanks to everybody who attended and all those from Knockmealdown Active who volunteered on the night to make sure everything ran smoothly. Host, JJ Healy, entertained everyone for the evening…

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Split the Pot Starts Monday

Split The Pot Starts Monday Split the Pot is a fundraising initiative organised by Knockmealdown Active in association with St. Theresa’s Hospital in Clogheen. The first draw will take place in the Hospital on Monday March 4th 2013 and there will be draws every week from then on. Please do…

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Walks Awareness Training Programme Photos

Walks Awareness Training Programme Photos Here are a few shots from the Walks Awareness Training Programme held by Knockmealdown Active in November and December 2012. The whole programme was a great success and we hope to hold more such courses in the not too distant future. If you would like…

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Knockmealdown Active 2012 AGM

Knockmealdown Active 2012 AGM The Knockmealdown Active Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place in Ardfinnan Community Hall on Wednesday November 28th 2012 at 8pm. All clubs in the area covered by Knockmealdown Active – Ballyporeen, Clogheen, Ardfinnan, Newcastle and Goatenbridge – are asked to send representatives to the A.G.M to suggest ways in which extra tourism…

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Halloween Walk in Newcastle

Halloween Walk in Newcastle – October 27th On Saturday October 27th a Children’s Haloween walk will take place in Newcastle from 7.15pm to 8.30pm. Meeting is at the Community Hall in the centre of Newcastle. The walk is 1km approx. and will involve story telling, prize for most original fancy dress and…

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Walks’ Awareness Training Programme

Walks’ Awareness Training Programme Knockmealdown Active will hold an Information Evening in the Community Hall, Newcastle, Co. Tipperary on Monday, October 15th 2012 at 8pm. This programme is for individuals who are interested in developing walking and walking related products/enterprises in the Knockmealdown and surrounding areas. The programme will consist of a)    Mountain navigation course…

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Knockperry Walk, Newcastle

Knockperry Walk, Newcastle Length: 9 Kilometres (6 miles). Time: Under 3 Hours This walk will take you south east from Newcastle, gently rising up into the foothills above the village. There are various options, both on foot and by bike, but the most interesting is to take to the Heathery…

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Tullaghmeelan Walk, Newcastle

Tullaghmeelan Walk, Newcastle Length: 14 Kilometres (9 miles). Time: Under 4 Hours This walk will lead you along the quiet back roads north of Newcastle Village visiting Molough Abbey and Tullaghmeelan churchyard. The walk never deviates too far from the River Suir. It is an easy walk, mostly along narrow…

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Old Convent Promotion Evening Success

Old Convent Promotion Evening Success Last Sunday evening at the Old Convent was a tremendous success. Here are some photos of those who took advantage of the wonderful fare on offer: [dc_slider slider=”3186″ captions=”true”]

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Knockmealdown Active Evening at The Old Convent

KMD Active Old Convent Menu Knockmealdown Active Evening at The Old Convent A wonderful evening was had by all 45 attendees at the Knockmealdown Active promotion evening at the Old Convent Restaurant in Clogheen. We would like to thank Dermot & Christine Gannon for their exceptional generosity and, of course,…

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Knockmealdown Active Promotion Evening at Old Convent Restaurant

Knockmealdown Active Promotion Evening at Old Convent Restaurant The Knockmealdown Active Group, which promotes the whole Knockmealdown Mountain Region of Tipperary from Ballyporeen to Newcastle, will hold a special promotion evening at the Old Convent Restaurant on Sunday next, July 8th, 2012 at 6.30pm. The promotion is to raise the awareness of the group and what it does…

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Knockmealdown Active Dawn Chorus Event – May 13th

Knockmealdown Active Dawn Chorus Event – May 13th Knockmealdown Active, in association with Birdwatch Ireland, is organising a Dawn Chorus event in Clogheen in May. Kevin Collins of Birdwatch Ireland will help us to identify different birds and their birdsong as we hear them and are led on a slow…

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Knockmealdown Active Cycle May 6th, 2012

Knockmealdown Active Cycle May 6th, 2012 Knockmealdown Active will hold a cycling tour of the Knockmealdown Mountains  on Saturday May 6th, 2012. The route is 90km starting in Ardfinnan and taking in the towns of Clogheen, Ballyporeen, Kilworth, Ballyduff, Lismore, Cappoquin, Newcastle, Goatenbridge and back to Ardfinnan. Further route details…

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Knockmealdown Active Cycle May 6th, 2012

Knockmealdown Active Cycle May 6th, 2012 Knockmealdown Active will hold a tour of the Knockmealdown Mountains Cycle on Saturday May 6th, 2012. The route is 90km starting in Ardfinnan and taking in the towns of Clogheen, Ballyporeen, Kilworth, Ballyduff, Lismore, Cappoquin, Newcastle, Goatenbridge and back to Ardfinnan. Further route details and…

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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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Knockmealdown Active Walk – Sun Feb 5th

Knockmealdown Active Walk – Sun Feb 5th Knockmealdown Active will hold a walk around the newly formed loop at the back of Clogheen on Sunday February 5th. Walkers will meet at St. Paul’s Community Centre at 10am. The walk is a leisurely 5 miles with an estimated completion time  for an…

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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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