Walking the hills in the wonderland of Wicklow

By Maurice Garvey

CLONDALKIN Hillwalking group kicks off their year with a walk in Wicklow this Sunday, January 20.

The group has been walking hills around the country and abroad since 1991, and contains members from Clondalkin, Tallaght and Lucan.

facebook Linked Image Cldk Hillwalking group Members of Clondalkin Hillwalking group

Ann O’Neill, secretary of the group, said they are always looking for new members to join their expeditions.

“We meet up every second week in Clondalkin Sports and Leisure Centre at 9am, and pool cars,” she said.

“This week we are going to a place near Baltinglass, Wicklow. Our walks in January and February are ideal for anyone new to hillwalking. The walks are three to five hours maximum, and include a picnic along the way. We usually make a day out of it.

“We also do weekends away during the year. In May, we are going to the Blue Stack mountains in Donegal, and there are plans to go to the Lake District in England in June.”

Anyone interested in joining Clondalkin Hillwalking group on any of their adventures, is encouraged to contact Ann at 086 8535026 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Paddy at 083 1026946, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prev People delighted to participate and start off year at Nationwide Walks
Next Oral hearing into Clonburris development to be held by ABP

  • eBeauty - Blushing Bridal
  • Toad in the Hole campaign - Difference between common frog and common toad
  • Cllr Vicki Casserly elected new Mayor of South Dublin County Council
  • The Echo Sports Team of the Month for April - Abbey Seals Dublin Lions Basketball Club
  • The Echo Newspaper: €500 Competition Winner

We use cookies to improve your experience on our site, personalise content, provide social media features, analyse our traffic, show you relevant advertising and to target and report on ads. By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies that may process personal data for these purposes.