Busy schedule of walks for Blarney Walking Group.

Sunday May 12th. B walk Baureragh circuit Kenmare. Three peaks; Killaha, Muxnaw and Barraduff. Leader Eileen Burton

Sunday May 19th. B walk Comeragh Mountains. Leader Sarah O’Sullivan Sunday May 19th. C walk Anglesborough, Glen of Aherlow. Leader Jim O’Leary

Sunday May 26th. A walk Galtees; four peaks. Leader Mick Dowling

Sunday May 26th, C walk Cape Clear,. Leader John McLaughlin

Schedule for June / July walks will be posted in the June issue of the Muskerry News and also available on www. blarneywalkinggroup.ie

The highly successful and enjoyable Wednesday evening walks make a welcome return commencing on Wednesday, May 8th. These walks take place every fortnight and are usually based locally, starting at 7.30pm and finishing at 9pm. Members will receive text up dates regularly. The first walk on May 8th will be the Waterloo circuit. This walkway is now completed and affords a pleasant and safe walk by the River Martin to Waterloo with a return, to Blarney, via the underpass at Waterloo to the path at the upper side of the main road. Other venues for these evening walks will include the Coachford Greenway, Templehill , Carrigrohane, the Bridges of Cork, Blackrock Castle, UCC and others.

Darkness into Light. Blarney Walking Group looks forward to supporting this wonderful event which takes place on Saturday, May 11th.

Spring into Summer with Blarney Walking Group, get out there, get active, enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds us and improve health, wellbeing and fitness in an enjoyable atmosphere. Non members are welcome to come along for three ‘taster’ walks before joining. Membership runs from November 1st to October 31st, and the subscription fee, which includes insurance and membership of Mountaineering Ireland, is €40. To find out more contact Jim O’Leary, Secretary, on 086 7246764 or Chairperson Eileen Burton on 087 4125617.

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