Tipperary – Upperchurch Walking Weekend Programme

Upperchurch Walking Weekend Begins On Friday Next

Friday Nov 8th:
Moher-Gortkelly road walk 7 km. Glown-Garnakilka road walk 10 km. Both walks start 7.30 p.m in Upperchurch and will be followed by the reception and official opening in Upperchurch hall. Traditional music in Kinnane’s afterwards.

Saturday Nov 9th:
10.00 a.m. Hills of Upperchurch walk 18 km.
12.15 p.m. Knockalough-Red Hugh walk 6, 10 or 12 km.
12.30 p.m. Eamon an Chnoic Loop 8 km.

All walks on Saturday start from Upperchurch village. There will be set dancing lessons in Ryans at 4.00 p.m. and traditional music at Jim O’ the Mills at 10.00 p.m..

Sunday Nov 10th:
11.00 a.m. Ragg to Upperchurch walk 15 km (or 8 km loop option) starting from the Ragg Lounge 5 miles from Thurles on the Nenagh Road.
11.30 a.m. Kilcommon Pilgrim Trail 10 km, including option of Mauherslieve summit, starting from Kilcommon, 5 miles west of Upperchurch.
12.00 noon. Three cycles over 25, 50 or 75 km starting Upperchurch.
12.15 p.m. Knockalough-Red Hugh walk 6, 10 or 12 km starting Upperchurch.
12.30 p.m. Eamon an Chnoic Loop 8 km starting Upperchurch.
12.30 p.m. Birchill Nature Trail 8 km Starting from P.J.Ryan’s, Rosmult, 7 miles from Thurles on the Thurles-Upperchurch road.

There will be demonstrations on the New Climbing Wall after all walks on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and a Bush Craft display on Sunday from 2.00pm till 5.00 p.m. The newly developed 1km walk around the local bog is now ready for use also.

For further information visit www.upperchurch.ie or phone 0504 54443 weekdays 10.00am to 2.00pm or 086 0518934 at other times.

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