TMC walk on Sunday 8th September will have a change of leader: Joe Codd (087-2553996) is replacing Barry and will take the walk along the Wicklow Way. As this is a linear walk a bus will be organised and if you are walking you need to contact Joe as soon as possible.
TMC events for week beginning 26th August 2013: - - - -Wed. 28th Aug evening hike leaving Askea Church at 6.30pm contact Paddy at 087-2792064 - - - - - Fri. 30th Aug. evening walk leaving Co-Op yard Bunclody at 7pm contact John at 086-2772633 - - - Sun. 1st September Day Walk in Blackstairs Mtns - Leader Paudie
Ballykeeffe Climbfest 31st Aug/01 Sep
Excitement for spectator & participant.
2-4 pm. Come & try it. If you want to 'get high' on a rockface.
3pm Aerial Dance Workshop & display
4pm South East Mountain Rescue. Crag Rescue Demonstration
6pm Guided walk through Ballykeeffe Nature Reserve
7pm 'Letting Go' Sorcaluba Dance Company performance
8pm Clare Sheridan 'Ireland's women climbers' AV presentation by one of Ireland's most experienced climbers
9.pm Live Trad & Folk.
Sun 01 Sep
Climbing all day. Come and see how it's done.
BBQ food available both days.
Please spread the word that the Carlow Walking Festival is on Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September 2013. More details at: http://www.eventelephant.com/outdoorcarlow
Dear Walking Colleague,
This year's Carlow Autumn Walking Festival has changed dates to coincide with an international Gathering Walking event being held by Blackstairs Ramblers and Tullow Mountaineering Club. The formula remains the same however - great walks (A, B and C options) led by experienced local guides, a stunning landscape both in the Blackstairs and along the lovely Barrow Way, a warm welcome and excellent accommodation, all making for a relaxing Autumn break.
RTĒ's well-known biologist Eanna Nī Lamhna, will be leading a B walk on Saturday 14th September while there will also be daily canoeing safari trails with Go-With-the-Flow River Adventures and Bike and Hike opportunities with Waterside Guesthouse in Graiguenamanagh. We find these options work well for visitors who like to walk on one day and experience the river from a different perspective on the second day.
A range of special accommodation breaks are featured within the enclosed publication while an on-line reservation system has been introduced for 2013. We have almost 20 walks over the weekend with a number of themed options also, so we are confident there is a walk to whet everybody's appetite.
To win free tickets to this festival please like our page ''Carlow Tourism'' on Facebook and watch out next week for our Facebook competition. If you have any questions please contact us at 059-91-30411 or www.carlowtourism.com for more info.
Please note that the club AGM is in Carlow Rowing Club on Friday 27th September at 8pm. All are welcome.
TMC events for week beginning 19th August 2013: - - - -Wed. 21st Aug evening hike leaving Askea Church at 6.30pm contact Paddy at 087-2792064 - - - - - Fri. 23rd Aug. evening walk leaving Co-Op yard Bunclody at 7pm contact John at 086-2772633 - - - Sat. 24th Aug. Open day for all ages. Starts at Scullogue Gap at 10.30am. Contact John at 086-2772633 for more details. - -Sun. 25th Aug Medium Day Walk in Brandon, Graignamanagh - Leader Paddy
Club Members on Mount Errigal March 2013 www.tullowmountaineeringclub.ie
TMC events for week beginning 12th August 2013: - - - -Wed. 14th Aug evening hike leaving Askea Church at 6.30pm, contact Paddy at 087-2792064 - - - - - Fri. 16th Aug. evening walk leaving Co-Op yard Bunclody at 7pm, contact John at 086-2772633 - - - Sun. 18th Aug Medium Day Walk in Wicklow Mtns - Leader Jimmy
CARLOW WALKING FESTIVAL - - - -Please note that the Carlow Walking Festival will combine with the Gathering Walking Festival and takes place on Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September 2013 (note that it is not in October this time). More details will follow as your continued help and assistance will be sought again
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