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Our Club

Welcome to the home page of the Kenmare Walking Club. You can browse the above links to view our calendar, learn about our club & obtain information regarding membership.

Founded in the 1980’s, the club has grown from strength to strength and today has a membership of approximately 100 walkers. We also welcome non-members to join us on our scheduled walks (Non-members are asked to contact walk leaders beforehand).

The club is fortunate that the Caha Mountains & MacGillycuddy Reeks are on our doorstep, with regular club  walks to Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest peak.


Our calendar provides a wide range of “A” and “B” walks. We  run regular navigation exercises, night hikes and winter & summer camping trips.  The club organises excursions within Ireland & annual walking tours to Great Britain or Europe.

Kenmare Walking Club welcomes new members or any walkers that wish to join us for an occasional day trip.

Dates to note


Date Type/Grade Place Map Leader Tel.No Second Tel.No Notes
12/03/2017 B Cahergal – The lighthouse 88 Mary Murphy 085 2142590 Julia O’ Connor 086 6074613 10am The Square
19/03/2017 A Coomakista – Caherdaniel 83 Jane O’ Brien 087 9831290 Donal O’ Sullivan 083 1741330 09am The Square
26/03/2017 B Muckross – Dinis 78 Eileen O’ Rio McHale 087 2956283 Maureen O’ Riordan 086 8397328 10am The Square
02/04/2017 A Coomerkane Circuit 85 John Skilling 064 6642639 Geraldine Maybury 087 3160696 09am The Square

As hillwalkers, we access land with the kind permission of landowners. Please refrain from any activity which might upset or jeopardise the landowners livelihood.  We also encourage walkers to abide by Mountaineering Ireland’s ‘Leave No Trace’ policy.

Evening Walks

Please check out our Calendar page for a full list of our Evening Walks for Summer 2017!