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Collegiate Church, Kilmallock

This Collegiate Church, dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul. was built in the 13th century. It was served by a College a community of clerics, which differed from a monastic community in that it did not follow a monastic rule. The Church has an aisled nave, a south...

Carraig Aille Hill – Lough Gur, Grange

This hill is located to the east of the lake and Knockadoon. Two stone ring-forts (cashels), along with associated hut sites, were discovered here. Occupation has been dated to the 8th-11th centuries AD. House foundations were discovered both within and outside the...

Grange Stone Circle – Lough Gur, Grange

Located 300m west of Lough Gur is Grange, one of the most impressive stone circles in Ireland. Its near perfect shape, together with a posthole found in the very center of the enclosure, indicates that the circle was measured out from a central stake with a rope. The...

Kilmallock Abbey – Kilmallock

The proper title of this building is the Dominican Friary or St Saviours Priory. It dates back to 1291 and its history is great. It began when Gilbert Fitzgerald of the White Knights invited the Dominicans to the monastery that he had built. The Fitzgeralds were the...

St. Berrihert’s Kyle – Ardane

The priest St. Berrihert lived in the Galtee mountains in the 8th century alone with nature and God and near to a sacred well. The Kyle is close to the little village of Ardane and not easy to find. From the main road, you will see a sign for Golden Mile, Winner 2003,...

Knockainey Church – Knockainey

St Johns church in Knockainey is one of Ireland's most historical rural churches. The church bell tower dates from circa 1600, and the 19th century church has beautiful stained glass windows, excellent acoustics, 17th century underground vaults and a graveyard...

Clare Glens Loop Walk – Murroe

Distance 2km- 30mins  1hr or 4km- 1-1hr 30 Trailhead: Clare Glens, Murroe, Co Limerick The Clare Glens is a wooded area along the banks of the Clare River, which separates counties Limerick and...

Killavullen Loop Walk – Killavullen

Distance:12km Estimated Time:3hrs- 4hrs Trailhead : Killavullen, Co Cork This loop incorporates a short section of the Blackwater Way (a long-distance route) before ascending woodland paths and...

Glenstal Woods, Murroe

Distance: 18km Time: 4hrs - 5hrs Trailhead: Glenstal Woods, Murroe, Co Limerick. The Slieve Felim region is an area between Limerick City, Nenagh, Thurles, and Tipperary  and so called because it is dominated by the Slieve Felim Mountains. It is a place of quiet...

Ballyhourigan Woods Loop Walk – Toor

Distance: 9km Time: 2hr30mins  3 hrs Trailhead: Doonane Car Park, Toor, Co. Limerick Keeper Hill is situated in the Slieve Felim mountain range in North Tipperary  but just 15km east of Limerick City. The Gaelic name for the hill is Sliabh Coime the mountain of...

Paradise Hill Loop Walk – Anglesboro

Distance: 13km Time: 3hrs - 4hrs Trailhead: Community Centre, Anglesboro, Co Limerick A-B. Starting from the Community Centre, follow the green (and purple) arrows downhill and veer right at the road junction. The purple arrows are for the longer Benard Loop. Pass...

Knockduv Loop Walk – Ardpatrick

Distance: 5km Time: 1hr15mins  1hr30mins Trailhead: Ballinaboola Woods Car Park, Ardpatrick, Co Limerick A-B. Starting from trailhead, follow the green (and purple) arrows uphill from the car park. The purple arrows are for the longer Ballinaboola Loop. After 300m you...

Blackrock Loop Walk – Glenosheen

Distance: 11km Time: 2hr30mins  3hrs From Glenosheen, County Limerick, make your way to Greenwood Forest to commence your walk around the Black Rock Loop. Set off on the Goat Path towards a quiet lane heading southeast along the valley, with Seefin Mountain rising to...

Canon Sheehan Loop Walk – Ardpatrick

NOTE: DETOUR IN PLACE ON THIS WALK, CHECK THE ROUTE MAP ON LOCATION TO SEE WHERE Distance: 7km Time:  2.5hrs Start from the village of Ardpatrick on the R512 between Kilmallock, Co Limerick and Fermoy. Co Cork. Follow the R512 in the direction of Fermoy for 3km,...

Darragh Hills Loop Walk – Darragh

  Distance: 10km Time: 2hr30mins 3hrs Trailhead: Darragh Bridge, Darragh, Co Limerick A-B. Starting from trailhead, follow the purple (and green) arrows uphill along the surfaced roadway to reach a T-junction. (The green arrows are for the shorter Castlegale Loop.)...

Keale River Walk – Ballyorgan

If you would like to get a real feel for an Irish woodland and river bank with at least forty shades of green then the Keale river walk is the perfect solution. It is a 7km river walk between the two villages of Glenroe and Ballyorgan. Keale River is a level walk...

Kilfinane Outdoor Education Centre

Kilfinane OEC provide quality Outdoor Education courses for School, Youth & Adult Groups along with a range of Adventure Sports courses for Adults and Children. We have an excellent range of activities and offer courses on a residential and non-residential basis....