Court Judgement On Hill Walking Of Serious Concern To Farmers

IFA Hill Committee Chairman Pat Dunne has expressed concern on behalf of hill farmers at the recent court judgement awarding damages to a claimant following an incident while walking on the Wicklow Mountains.   While the judgement relates to property owned by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, farmers will be very wary of the […]

New Projects in Upperchurch Officially Opened by Minister Simon Coveney

Upperchurch Drombane community Development Association invited Simon Coveney to officially open 3 new projects in Upperchurch. The Chairman Michael Greene extended a Cead Mile Failte to the minister, Deirdre Clune European candidate, Mr. Noel Coonan T.D. and their team. He also extended our appreciation to Leader N.T.L.P. for their contribution and work with our development […]

Online registration opens for Boru3peaks Challenge

–        Hundreds expected to scale mountains around Lough Derg   Online registration is now open for the 2nd annual Boru3peaks Challenge which will be held in the hills surrounding Killaloe/Ballina and Lough Derg on the weekend of October 12-13th.   More than 200 hill runners and walkers took part in last year’s inaugural event between the three […]

Go Walking: Tipperary – Arra Mountains Walk

The first walk in the Series takes place this Saturday 13th April on the Arra Mountains Walk. The walk commences at 5pm with the Official Launch of Go Walking: Tipperary from 4pm at the trailhead. Level of walk: Moderate   Registration takes places at 4.30pm from the Graves of the Leinstermen. The walk is 7km in length and […]

Unique Three Peak Challenge to Take Place In Killaloe-Ballina

A unique three-peak challenge will take place in the picturesque surrounds of the neighbouring towns of Killaloe, County Clare, and Ballina, County Tipperary, on October 13th and 14th 2012. Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Alan Kelly officially launched the Boru3Peaks annual charity event, which will feature two day-time and […]

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers News 18th June 2012

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers recent summer climbing expedition to the English Lake District was a great success in good weather. On the first day a large group completed Scafell Pike the highest mountain in Britain. This marked the completion of the four peaks challenge (climbing the highest mountains of each country on these islands) for Dan Condren, Templemore; Marianne Cleary, Thurles; Ollie Walsh, Moyne; Bridget Browne, Moycarkey and Tom Cummins, […]

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers

Photograph by Bridget Browne, Moycarkey shows of members  Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers Group heading towards summit of Jebel Toubkal, which at 13,700ft is not only the highest mountain in the Atlas Range but also the highest in North Africa. The group ploughed through  deep snows and the debilitating effects of altitude for 2 days to finally reach […]