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 Up comimg Walks for the Beara BreifneWay

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 12. Sat 31st October 2015 

Cappagh White to Upperchurch

Starting at 9.30am Sat 31th October 2015 from The Square Cappagh White to Upperchurch

Distance 25Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 6½hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 13. Sun 1st November 2015

Upperchurch to Toomyvara  

Starting at 9.30am Sun 1st November 2015 from Upperchurch to Toomyvara 

Distance 26Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 6½hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 14. Sat 21st November 2015

Toomyvara to Ballingarry

Starting at 9.30am Sun 21st November 2015 from Toomyvara to Ballingarry

Distance 29Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 7hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 15. Sun 22nd  November 2015

Ballingarry to Portumna

Starting at 9.30am Sun 22nd November 2015 from Ballingarry to Portumna

Distance 23Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 6hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 16. Sat 12th December 2015

Portumna to Clonfert

Starting at 9.30am Sun 1st November 2015 from Portumna to Clonfert

Distance 26Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 6½hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 17. Sun 13th December 2015

Clonfert to Aughrum

Starting at 9.30am Sun 1st November 2015 from Clonfert to Aughrum

Distance 29Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 7hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 18. Sat 9th January 2016

Aughrum to Ballybaun (Ahascragh)

Starting at 9.30am Sun 1st November 2015 from Aughrum to Ballybaun

Distance 23Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 6hr

 

Beara Breifne Way Day 19. Sun 10th January 2016

Ballybaun (Ahascragh) to Ballygar

Starting at 9.30am Sun 1st November 2015 from Ballybaun to Ballygar

Distance 21Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 5½hr

 

 

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NEXT MOUNTAIN MEITHEAL DAYS - 15th & 16th August 

Please check the Envirometal Tab for more details .

 

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National Heritage Week 22nd - 30th August

Please click on link below for more information

 http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event-details?EventID=296         

 

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Beara Breifne Way Day 10. Sat 20th June 2015

Kilfinnane to Christ the King Aherlow

Starting at 9.30am Saturday 20th June 2015 from The Square Kilfinnane to Christ the King Aherlow

Distance 28Km, Height Gained 730 Metres, Time 7hr

Beara Breifne Way Day 11. Sun 21st June 2015

Kilfinnane to Christ the King Aherlow

Starting at 9.30am Sunday 21st June 2015 from Christ the King Statue  Aherlow to Cappagh White.

Distance 29Km, Height Gained 330 Metres, Time 6½hr

 

 

 

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Beara Breifne Way Day 8 and 9,

 

Walkers are to arrange their own taxi and accommodation.

 

Day 8;

 

Walk route is from The Square Newmarket to Bridge Bar Ballyhea

Starting at 9.30am Saturday 14th February 2015 from The Square Newmarket

Distance 27Km, Height Gained 500 Metres, Time 6hr

 

Accommodation in Ballyhea

Marengo Accommodation Ballyhea 063-89658

 

Taxis

Taxi services Charleville-John Griffin 063-89924/ Moonlight Cabs 063-21144.

Taxi services Kilmallock- Dom Ryan 087-7777188/Greg Conway 086-8140840

 

Day 8;

It is recommended for Day 8 that walkers go to Ballyhea which is the end of the walk at 08.45am, and arrange for a taxi to bring you to the walk start at The Square Newmarket for 09.30am, therefore when the walkers reach the end of Day 8 walk their cars are at that point. 

 

Day 9;

Walk route is from The Bridge Bar Ballyhea to Kilfinnane

Starting at 9.30am Sunday 15th February 2015 from Bridge Bar Ballyhay to Kilfinnane

Distance 32Km, Height Gained 1,000 Metres, Time 7+hr

 

Kilfinanne
Ballyhoura Hostel Kilfinane Co. Limerick 063-91625 www.ballyhourahostel.ie 

Woodview B/B Josephine Mc Mahon 063-91106

 

Taxis

Taxi services Charleville-John Griffin 063-89924/ Moonlight Cabs 063-21144.

Taxi services Kilmallock- Dom Ryan 087-7777188/Greg Conway 086-8140840

 

Day 9; It is recommended for Day 9 that walkers go to Kilfinnane which is the end of the walk at 08.45am, and arrange for a taxi to bring you to the walk start at The Bridge Bar Ballyhea for 09.30am, therefore when the walkers reach the end of Day 9 walk their cars are at that point.

 

The Coordinates for the Square Newmarket start of walk Saturday 14th February 2015

Lon/Lat 52.21470° -8.99892° Irish Grid Ref R31774 07407

The Coordinates for the Bridge Bar Ballyhea start of walk Sunday 15th February 2015

Irish Grid Ref R53682 15407   Lon/Lat 52.28887° -8.67952°

 

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Ballyhoura Bears Committee 2014/15

 

President -  Cal McCarthy  -   086 4091351

Chair  -  Robin Lee  -  leerobert@eircom.net  087 6385290

Secretary - Catherine Long  - catherine.ing@gmail.com  086 8316583

Treasurer -  Robert Ryan  - robert@munsterpkg.ie  087 2722879

Ballyhoura Delegate  -  Pat Casey - paddycasey594@gmail.com 086 3824711

Membership Secretary  -  Julie Callaghan- julieacallaghan@gmail.com  086 3786452

Social Secretary  -  Elizabeth Enright  -  elizabeth@lees.ie  0872873937

Walks Fixtures  -  Seamus Moran - moranseamus7@gmail.com  087 2684976

Web Site -  Nuala Curran  - nualacurran@eircom.net  087 2774530

Committee members ask to be contacted after work hours only please

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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