Talk on Pilgrim Paths in Ireland in Cashel Library in advance of Pilgrim Paths Week

  As a lead up to Pilgrim Paths Week, which takes place over Easter, John G O’Dwyer will give an illustrated talk on Tuesday, March 28, in Cashel Library. Evening begins over tea, coffee and bites at 6.50pm with the talk commencing from 7.20pm. In the course of the evening, John G will describe his pilgrim paths […]

Join Tipperary’s Top Adventure – Sunrise Summit Challenge at Galtymore 30th April

The Irish Red Cross 2017 Sunrise Summit Challenge will take place at Galtymore on Sunday 30th April. Now in its third year, this charity challenge will see participants hike through the early morning darkness to reach the mountain summits in time to witness the sunrise over Ireland. With commanding views over the entire south-east of […]

Ballyhoura International Walking Festival 2016- “All roads lead to Ballyhoura this weekend”

Event Dates: August 20th– 21st 2016   Throngs of walkers are expected to descend on the many towns and villages of Ballyhoura Country over this coming weekend as a kick start to Heritage Week, to take part in the 2016 Ballyhoura International Walking Festival. The festival, now in its 22nd year is expecting to attract […]

Ballyhoura International Walking Festival 2016 August 20th and 21st

  Throngs of walkers are expected to descend on the many towns and villages of Ballyhoura Country over the August weekend (20th & 21st) as a kick start to Heritage Week, to take part in the 2016 Ballyhoura International Walking Festival. The festival, now in its 22nd year is expecting to attract walkers throughout the […]

Ronan O’Gara Askes You to Challenge Yourself & Challenge Cancer at the 10th Annual Kerry Way Cancer Research Walk

Rugby legend Ronan O’Gara is lending his support to Breakthrough Cancer Research’s 10th annual Kerry Way Cancer Research walk which will take place this July. To mark its 10th anniversary the walk has an added element of a 9 day team walk covering the 200km Kerry Way route along with the usual 3 day Individual […]

Last Call for Adventurers to See the Sunrise over Tipperary

The booking deadline for Tipperary’s Sunrise Summit Challenge is fast approaching. All individuals, families and teams looking to join the the annual Irish Red Cross charity event are asked to sign up by 31st March 2015. The Sunrise Summit Challenge will take place on Sunday April 12th and has routes suitable for every level of […]

Chrissie and Josh Go Climbing Again

It was a great day for mountain climbing great-grandmother  Chrissie O’Meara, Bohernamona Road, Thurles and her great-grandson, Josh Hackett, Upperchurch when as part of the annual Autumn Charity Challenge, in Westport, they not only climbed Ireland’s Holy Mountain, they also completed the entire Croagh Mountain Ridge from end to end  in a time of 6 hours. […]

Sunday Strolling for all with Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers

Pictures shows a group photo taken in Durrow on a beautiful autumnal morning before 24 participants set on the first of Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers series of Sunday strolls around the hugely varied and scenic Leafy Loop in Durrow on Sunday last. Afterwards over coffee and lscones in the Castle Arms Hotel everyone wanted to know when the next stroll is.  The answer is that the  next Sunday […]

Eighth Upperchurch Walking Weekend November 8th, 9th and 10th

The mountain village of Upperchurch in the heart of Tipperary will hold its eighth annual walking weekend on the 8th, 9th and 10th of November. There will be a choice of over a dozen walks along with several new events, including a public preview and demonstration of Co. Tipperary’s first climbing wall by the Mid […]

You’d never know who you could meet on Upperchurch Hill Walking Trails!

Take a walk in the scenic trails around Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary, Ireland – a walkers paradise. There are three Bord Failte approved loop walks (ranging from 6-10kms) which cover some of the most wonderful undulating hills and forests that Ireland has to offer. The trails are nestled into the beautiful Slieve Felim Mountains in North […]

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