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 Our last ramble was to Aghla Beg and Agla Mor in the Derryveagh mountains. Co Donegal on Sunday May 24th .Photo above and below from this ramble.

Thanks goes to Desmond Preston for being our latest victim in Rambler's profiles


Next Saturday walk is to Bloody Foreland, 30th May - travel time 2 hours, over Croc Fola which is an easy climb with a sloped decent but short, then bloody foreland peninsula, flat open bog, walking time 5 hours,  Spectacular day with spectacular views. Teas and Scones Teac Jacks @ 5.30pm, Home approx time 8pm,

To mark our 25th Anniversary year we have a 4 Province challenge to the highest mountain in each of Ireland's 4 provinces.

Sat May 30 Leinster - Lugnaquilla (925m)

Sat June 27 Munster - Carrauntouhil (1039m)

Sat July 25  Connaught - Mweelrea (814m)

Sat Aug 22 Ulster - Donard (850m)

Four Province Challenge

Lugnaquilla 925 m.

29th/30th /31stMay 2015

OS 1:50,000 Sheet 56 map.

Route begins in the Glen of Imaal.

A circuit route starting near the hamlet of Seskin, following waymark track to Table Mountain,Camenabologue, Cannow and Lugnaquilla,descend to Camarahill and return to start on track and road.

I would like to begin walk 09.30hrs.

Accommodation.

Limited B&Bs in the area.

Hollywood/Donard/N18 road Blessington to Baltinglass.

Bridge Meadows 00353 45 404603

Knockrue House 00353 45 401258

There are numerous Guest Houses and B&Bs at Laragh/Glendalough .

The disadvantage is that there will is a considerable drive ( approx 41miles) from Laragh to the start point, an early breakfast would be required.

Will consider a later start if there are people staying in the Laragh area.

Please let Desmond know if you are intending to do this walk.

We will require a contact mobile number'

Contact details.

Omagh 02882 243229, mobile 07972110043.

e-mail desmondpreston@hotmail.com


On the 7th June 2015 The East Antrim Ramblers will join us on our walk to Dart & Sawel (pictured above). On that occasion irish tv hope to accompany us to gain footage for the programme of which they stared filiming on the evening of the Civic Reception This programme will be aired on  SKY 191,  no date has been selected yet. Also on that day we have the use of the Sperrin Heritage Centre sponsored by the Sperrin Mountain Rescue team who now reside there

 The Saturday Grade C walks on June 27th and September 19th have been switched from the printed schedule; We will now ramble Buncrana on June 27th and Ards Forest on Sept 19th

Introduction to Club and New Members info

Based in Omagh (often referred to as Omagh Walking Club) the Club has over 100 members.  Walks take place on alternate Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, departing from Omagh Leisure Centre Car Park at 09.30am  Examples of the places we go and the sort of walks we do can be found in Walk Reports.

New walkers are welcome to join us for a free trial walk.
If unsure of your ability try a Grade C Walk first.
For your enjoyment and safety please follow the club rules.   For more information refer to our FAQs [Frequently Asked Questions] or contact any member of the committee You can also find us on Facebook.





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NEXT WALKS

Saturday May 30th Grade C

Bloody Foreland - Cnoc Fola , Donegal

Anne McCullagh

07437 892444

June 7th

Grade B

Dart & Sawel

Anne McCullagh

07437 892444