Autumn Gathering Announcement
We are delighted to announce this year’s Autumn Gathering be held on the 20th – 22nd October 2023 and will be hosted by Kenmare Walking Club which will be based from Sneem Hotel, Sneem, Co Kerry. Registration for the event will open soon at www.mountaineering.ie.
You can book accommodation for the hotel directly, please inform the hotel when booking for the gathering that you are a member of Mountaineering Ireland to avail of a discount for the event.
The walk scheduled for the 22nd October is cancelled as the club is hosting the Autumn Gathering
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.
|Fri 27 Oct - Mon 30 Oct - Weekend Away||Details to follow|
|Nov-05-2023||B||Mill Cove-Rossmackowen||OS84||Mary O'Sulllivan||0876750702||Nick Caffery||0833571415||10am The Square|
|Nov-12-2023||A||Guagan Barra||OS85||Andrew Cornyn||0876486108||Ger Canty||0872583712||09am The Square|
|Nov-19-2023||B||Rossmackowen-Ardigole||OS84||Trevor Langley||0872473252||Julia O'Connor||0866074613||10am The Square|
|Nov-26-2023||A||Lough Napeasta||OS84/85||Donal O'Sullivan||0851741330||Dermot Corkery||0851741410||09am The square|
|Dec-03-2023||B||Ballycrovane- Ardgroom||OS84||Mary Kelly||0864040494||Rita Tuohy||0838176446||10am The Square (road walk)|
|Dec-10-2023||A||Ballygriffin Circuit||OS85||Denis O'Sullivan||0872385604||Michael Randles||0868191635||09am The Square|
|Dec-17-2023||B||Templenoe Pier to Kenmare||OS78/85||Therese Morley||0876765635||Rita O'Sullivan||0863758474||10am The Square|
|Dec-26-2023||B||Kilmakilloge Circuit (road walk)||OS84||Mary O'Farrell||0877797046||Ann O'Connor||0864033490||12.00 noon at Helens Bar|
|Jan-07-2024||A||Healy Pass-Knockowen||OS84||James O'Farrell||0868377764||Donal O'Sullivan||0851741330||09am The Square|
|Jan-14-2024||B||Tahilla-Vestry||OS84||Ingrid Koefoed||0838281134||Tina O'Sullivan||0877856505||10am The Square|
|Jan-21-2024||A+B||Navigation training walk||OS84||Pat O'Sullivan||0851740684||Peter O'Sullivan||0877450168||10am The Square|
|Jan-28-2024||B||Torc-Derrycunihy||OS78||Nick Caffery||0833571415||Nuala Connor||0868844543||10am The Square|
|Feb-04-2024||A||Glentrasna-Coomnadiha||OS84/85||Ian Flude||0873486375||Denis O'Sullivan||0872385604||09am The Square|
|Sat 10th||Annual General Meeting||AGM||AGM||Details to follow|
|Feb-11-2024||B||Gleninchiquin (road walk)||OS84/85||Rita Tuohy||0838176446||Assumpta Foley||0877860821||10am The Square|
|Sat 17th||A||Night Hike||OS78||Ger Canty||0872583712||Pat O'Sullivan||0851740684||6pm The Square|
|Feb-25-2024||B||Pluis na Scriob||OS84||Ann Hickey||0860704647||Peter O'Sullivan||0877450168||10am The Square|
|Mar-03-2014||A||Knockboy||OS85||Kath Mackell||0873315403||Brendan O'Sullivan||0868096594||09am The Square|
|Mar-10-2024||B||Killarney Leaders choice||OS78||Maureen O'Riordan||0868397328||Eilish Mahony||0872378411||10am The Square|
|Mar-24-2024||A||Devils Punch Bowl||OS78||Lynda O'Connor||0879290012||Pat O'Sullivan||0851740684||09am The Square|
|Mar-31-2024||B||Caherdaniel-Beal||OS84||Brendan O'Sullivan||0868096594||Kath Mackell||0873315403||10am The Square|
|Apr-07-2024||A||Barley and Caha Lakes||OS85||Dermot Corkery||0851741410||James O'Farrell||0868377764||09am The Square|
|Apr-14-2024||B||Kilcatherine Point||OS84||John Skilling||0894991755||Carol Harling||0868766323||10am The Square|
|Apr-21-2024||A||Coomcallee||OS84||Helen Corkery||0879901620||Andrew Cornyn||0876486108||09am The Square|
|Apr-28-2024||B||Dursey Island||OS84||Peter O'Sullivan||0877450168||Ian Flude||0873486375||Contact leader by 22nd April|
|Note 1: Own or shared transport required. If car sharing, travel arrangements must be made prior to arriving in the square.|
|Note 2: Dogs or other pets not allowed on any walk or other club activity|
|Note 3: An unavailable walk leader should make arrangements with another club member to lead the walk.|
|Note 4: Where possible, walk leaders should contact land owners involved in advance of walk.|
|Note 5: All walkers must adhere to government and HSE covid advice|
|Note 6: "OS" in the map field refers to Ordnance Survey Ireland "Discovery Series" Maps|
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.