You are advised not go to the start of a walk without first getting in touch with the listed contact person for the walk.

Please note that all Tuesday walks leave from the car park of the Carraroe Retail Park (Curry's end) at 10.00 am. It is advisable to check the recommendations on our safety page, particularly if you intend doing a Challenging walk.


Calendar of Tuesday Walks to end February 2019 

 


Tuesday 2nd. October 2018    Lough Meelagh

Distance: 12 km Duration: 3.5 hours Terrain: woodland tracks and quite a lot of road. Difficulty: Flat walk, but quite long. Contact: Stephen Clarke 071-9144589 or 086 1934135

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Tuesday 9th. October 2018   Lissadell/Raughly

Distance: 10 km Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: Easy. Coastal walk-beach and road. Contact: Evelyn McDonnell 087 9671327  

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Tuesday 16th. October 2018 Leeane Loop/Conray

Distance: 10 km Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: Moderate with not too much climbing. We do not take in any summits! Some very interesting archaeological features. Terrain: Road, track and open mountain. Contact Stephen Clarke 071-9144589

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Tuesday 23rd. October 2018 Coolaney Mast

Distance: 9 km Duration: 2.5 hours Difficulty: Moderate but with several climbs. Terrain: Track and road. Contact: Mary Jordan 086/3485567

 

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(Challenging)        Truskmore

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 12 km Duration: 4½ hours. Difficulty: Severe but doable. Terrain: Track, open mountain. Contact: Denis Crawley 086 4085221

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Tuesday 30th October 2018     Bricklieves

Distance: 9 km Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: Moderate.

Terrain: Track and open mountain. Wonderful views and considerable archeological interest. Contact: Stephen Clarke 071-9144589 or 086 1934135

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Tuesday 6th. November 2018 Streedagh

Distance: 10 km Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: easy Terrain: Track, beach and road. Contact: Carita Horan 086 - 2288707

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Tuesday 13th. November 2018 Cabragh Bog

Distance: 10 km Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: easy, Terrain: tracks, trails and bog roads. Contact: Patricia McHugh 086 6387767

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Tuesday 20th. November 2018 Slish Wood to Lough Lumman

Distance: 10 km Duration: 3 hours. Difficulty: moderate. Terrain:  track and trails, short stretch of road requiring extreme care.  Contact:Pat McCarrick 086 0841268

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Tuesday 27th. November 2018 Slish Wood/Innisfree

Distance: 9 km Duration: 2½ hours. Difficulty: Easy. Terrain: Tracks, often very wet. Long stretch of boardwalk requiring care. Contact: Evelyn McDonnell 087 9671327

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Challenging Tievebawn/Flying Fortress

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 12 km, Duration: 4½ hours, Difficulty: Tough, harder than Benbulbin, with severe climb and descent Terrain: trail and open mountain with rough ground. Contact: Stephen Clarke 071-9144589 or 086 1934135

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Tuesday 4th. December 2018 Bricklieves     

Distance: 9 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: Moderate.Terrain: Track and open mountain. Contact: Denis Crawley 086 4085221

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Tuesday 11th. December 2018 Luke’s Bridge Under Benbulben        

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: easy, Terrain: track and road. Contact: Veronica Murphy 087 984 3253

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(Challenging) The Dooneens 

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 4 hours, Terrain: track , road, mountain – some steep parts. Contact: Denis Crawley086 4085221 

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Tuesday 18th. December 2018 Coolaney Mast

Distance: 9 km, Duration: 2.5 hours, Difficulty: Moderate but with several climbs. Terrain: Track and road. Contact: Carita Horan 086/2288707 and Imelda McHugh 087/9747244

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Tuesday 25th. December 2018 Christmas Day 

Merry Christmas to all our members

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Wednesday 26th. December 2018 (St. Stephen’s Day) Strandhill Way-Marked Trail  

Distance: 8 km, Duration: 2½ hours, Difficulty: easy, Terrain:  beach and track. Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 9843279 

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Tuesday 1st. January 2019 Knocknarea

Distance: 9 km, Duration: 2.5 hours, Difficulty: Moderate. Terrain: Track and path, some hilly. Contact: Petrina Horan 086/3255045

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Tuesday 8th. January 2019 Doorly Park/Cairns 

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty:moderate. Terrain: Track and path, mostly flat, one short but steep climb. Contact: Eamon Gaughan 086 0590323

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Tuesday 15th.  January 2019 Lurganboy

Distance: 11 km, Duration: 2.5 hours, Difficulty: Moderate but with several climbs. Terrain: Track and road. Contact:  Mary Jordan 086/3485567

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(Challenging) Hangman’s Hill from Gleneigh

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 10 km, 4 ½ hours, Difficulty: Tough, Terrain: Track and mountain, some very steep parts. Contact:  Michael Mulligan 087 3177799

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Tuesday 22nd. January 2019 Slish Wood to Dromahair (on Sligo Way via Innisfree) 

This is a linear walk and a minibus will pick us up at the cars at the end point of the walk at Dromahair and drop us off at the start of the walk at Slish Wood. From there we will walk back to the cars at Dromahair. There is a charge of €5 pp for the bus, which will be collected by the walk contact person who in turn will pay the driver. If you wish to participate, it is essential that you text the walk contact person well in advance to make sure that there are places for everybody.

Please note that we will leave as usual at 10 am from the car park at Carrarroe Retail Park after pooling cars. We will then drive to Dromahair, the finish point of the walk, where we will be bussed to the start at Slish Wood.

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: Track, trail and road. Contact: Jim Raftery 087 6796135

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Tuesday 29th. January 2019 Strandhill Way-Marked Trail Strandhill 

Distance: 8 km, Duration: 2½ hours, Difficulty: easy, Terrain:  beach and track. Contact: Carita Horan 086/2288707

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(Challenging) Leeane

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk 

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3 ½ hours, Difficulty: moderate, Terrain: road, track and mountain, some steep parts. Contact: Michael Mulligan 087 3177799

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Tuesday 5th. February 2019 Gortarowey /Barnaribbon

Distance: 9 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: Moderate with some steep climbs. Terrain: Woodland tracks and road. Contact: Pauline Boland 087 9240082

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(Challenging) Kesh via caves

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3½ hours, Difficulty: moderate, stiff climb on track near start and then severe climb requiring care on trail and rough ground  but moderate thereafter. Terrain: track and heathery mountain, starting and finishing with road walk. Contact:  Stephen Clarke 071-9144589 or 086 1934135

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Tuesday 12th. February 2019 Ladies’ Brae

Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: moderate. Terrain: Mostly road, short stretch of track. Contact:  Mary Jordan 086/3485567

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(Challenging) Fawnlion from Gleneigh (Difreen)

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk


Distance: 10 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: Moderate, with some climbs, one sharp but short. Terrain: trail and open mountain. Contact: Michael Mulligan 087 3177799

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Tuesday 19th. February 2019 Raghly to Cloonagh (bus to start)

One of the most stunning coastal walks you could ever do. It will include a visit to the Bronze Age promontory fort at Knocklane.

This is a linear walk and a minibus will pick us up at the cars at the end point of the walk at Cloonagh, near Ballyconnell, and drop us off at the start of the walk at Raghly. From there we will walk back to the cars at Cloonagh. There is a charge of €5 pp for the bus, which will be collected by the walk contact person who in turn will pay the driver. If you wish to participate, it is essential that you text the walk contact person well in advance to make sure that there are places for everybody. 

Please note that we will leave as usual at 10 am from the car park at Carrarroe Retail Park after pooling cars. We will then drive to Cloonagh, the finish point of the walk, where we will be bussed to the start.

Distance: 12 km, Duration: 4 hours, Difficulty: moderate, Terrain: Track, trail and road.  Quite flat, with only one sharp but short climb. Some passages of stony ground where care is required.  Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 9843279  and Vinny Blighe 086 156 3974

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Tuesday 26th. February 2019 Knocknarea

Distance: 9 km, Duration: 2.5 hours, Difficulty: Moderate, Terrain: Track and path, some hilly. Contact: Petrina Horan 086/3255045

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(Challenging) Doomore/Hungry Rock

Please read our safety page before attempting to do this challenging walk

Distance: 6 km, Duration: 3 hours, Difficulty: Very steep climb and descent, otherwise moderate. Head for heights required! Terrain: Track, open mountain. Delightful deserted village in woods. Contact: Ann O’Malley 087 9843279 

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