Ballyhoura Bears Walking Schedule

The Ballyhoura Bears hillwalking club is a long-established group based in beautiful Ballyhoura Country. Kilfinane, Co. Limerick is the group's hometown and starting point for many walks. Other walks begin in the picturesque villages and hamlets dotted around the area.

They organise a variety of walks all year round with a pace and distance to suit everyone.

Walks take place on Saturday mornings, Thursday evenings, and on Sundays, the group organize level A and B walks close to home or further afield.

They are happy for anyone to join in for the walk, just get in touch with the leader of the scheduled walk and come to explore Ballyhoura Country with this great group of people.

Please see their website for information on upcoming walks and updates.

Upcoming walks can be seen below with the contact number of the walk organiser.


Upcoming Sunday Morning Walks:

SUNDAY 15th JANUARY

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 -10am – Ballyorgan
Length: 5 hrs.
Susie Flavin – 085 144 8015

(B) 11am – Ballinvreena
Length: 4 hrs.
Noreen Quish – 087 293 9114

SUNDAY 22nd JANUARY

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Ballinaboola
Length: 5 hrs.
Declan Clancy – 087 711 8560

(B) 11am – Canon Sheehan Loop
Length: 4 hrs.
J J Cremin – 087 688 7977

SUNDAY 29th JANUARY

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Glenroe
Length: 5 hrs.
Deirdre Fitzpatrick – 087 656 9224

(B) 11am – Ballyorgan
Length: 4 hrs.
Catherine Hand – 087 633 2818


SUNDAY 5th FEBRUARY

(A)
Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Ardpatrick
Length: 5 hrs.
Teresa Brosnan – 087 900 2534

(B) 11am- Ardpatrick
Length: 4 hrs.
Frances O’Donovan – 087 454 0978

SUNDAY 12th FEBRUARY

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 -10am – Cronins Yard, Walk Details To Be Advised
Length: 5 hrs.
Seamus Moran – 087 268 4976
Please Text Seamus by 8pm on Saturday to confirm Attendance

(B) 11am – Ballinaboola (top car park)
Length: 4 hrs.
Joe Whyte – 087 291 2721 SUNDAY 19th FEBRUARY

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – King’s Yard
Distance 15k. Elevation 1000m
Length: 5+ hrs.
Mary O’Brien – 086 120 2004 / Ann Coffey – 087 917 2699

(B) 11am- Slievenamuc – Aherlow House Hotel Car Park
Length: 4 hrs.
Yvonne Kertsch – 087 452 2097

SUNDAY 26th FEBRUARY

(A) Moderate- 10am – Glengarra Wood
Length: 6 hrs.
Distance 13k – Elevation 1000m
Marian Wallis – 087 625 1194

(B) 11am – Ballyorgan
Length: 4 hrs.
Declan Clancy – 087 711 8560

SUNDAY 5th MARCH

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Cush Car Park
Length: 5 hrs.
William O’Connell – 087 127 7143

(B) 11am – Glenosheen
Length: 4 hrs.
David Hand – 087 921 0401 SUNDAY 12th MARCH

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Ardpatrick
Length: 5 hrs.
Mairead English – 087 768 2410

(B) 11am – Cush Car Park
Length: 4 hrs.
Maurice Lyons – 086 337 5207 SUNDAY 19th MARCH

(A) Moderate- 10am – Rossadrehid
Length: 5 hrs.
Jim Gallivan – 087 258 8765

(B) 11am – Canon Sheehan Loop
Length: 4 hrs.
J J Cremin – 087 688 7977 SUNDAY 26th MARCH

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Cush Car Park
Length: 6+ hrs.
Distance 13km Elevation 1100m
Joan Neill – 087 314 9215

(B) 11am – Garryarthur
Length: 4 hrs.
Kathleen Power – 087 660 9663

SUNDAY 2nd APRIL

(A) Moderate - Grade 32 - 10am – Ballyorgan
Length: 5 hrs.
Deirdre Fitzpatrick – 087 656 9224

(B) 11am – Mangerton – Meet Muckross House Car Park at 10-45
Length: 4 hrs.
To Convoy To Trailhead
Please Text Tom by 8PM on Saturday to Confirm Attendance
Tom Wren – 086 832 7594.

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Notice

If you are not currently a member and would like to join the walking club or partake in an upcoming walk you can contact Declan Clancy on 087 7118560 re. information about the walk

Thursday Evening Walks:

7.30pm START

(HIGH VIS JACKETS & HEAD TORCH ESSENTIAL)

OCTOBER

6th. OCTOBER: GLENBROHANE - Morgan Murphy - (087) 648 9237

13th. OCTOBER: GARRYARTHUR - Kathleen Power - (087) 660 9663

20th. OCTOBER: GARRYARTHUR - Kathleen Power - (087) 660 9663

27th. OCTOBER: GLENOSHEEN - Tom Wren - (086) 832 7594


NOVEMBER

3rd. NOVEMBER: GLENOSHEEN - Tom Wren - (086) 832 7594

10th. NOVEMBER: LISVARRINANE - Michael Moroney - (087) 926 7948

17th. NOVEMBER: LISVARRINANE - Michael Moroney - (087) 926 7948

24th. NOVEMBER: GLENBROHANE - Morgan Murphy - (087) 648 9237


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SATURDAY MORNING WALKS - 11am Start
Contact: EILEEN HURLEY (087) 900 2152