Welcome to the website for the

Galway Walking Club.

Click here for some photos from white water rafting outing in Croatia.

AGM will take place on October 26th, 2017 in the Menlo Park Hotel at 8.30pm.

Congratulations to Regina Flynn for her excellent article on the Albanian trip in the current edition of Mountain Log and also congratulations to Anne Brindley for her article on her 420km GR42 Rhone Valley Hike also in Mountain Log.

The Club encourages all Walkers doing short Walks & Rambles to wear high vis jackets especially for the winter months.

For people who are interested to join the club – please feel free to come along to our next meeting – details are below.  Otherwise please have a look at the Joining the Club/Visitors Page and Walks Page which sets out our schedule for the year.  Alternatively you can email our Secretary at

Next Club Meeting: AGM  on October 26th, 2017 in the Menlo Park Hotel at 8.30pm.

Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)


This is an excellent walk which brings you to the heart of Connemara

The rambles meet at the IMC Cinema on the Headford Road at 09.45am to depart at 10.00am.

Short Walk: November 5th. Glann Road, Oughterard.  Leader: Dolores Tierney.

Meet at the church in Renmore at 1.15p.m. to depart 1.30p.m.  

Wednesday Short Walk:  Meet at the car park next to the Cathedral at  7.20p.m. to leave 7.30p.m. 

A Hillwalk –  29th October. Weekend away TBA.

B Hillwalk  – November 5th.  Benbrack & KnockBrack. Leader: Tom Reddington.  Moderate. 

C Hillwalk – November 4th. Corcogemore Mountain ( Corcóg)– 609 Metres     5 + hrs – Strenuous walk.  LeaderTom Hanrahan 0872243274.

Note: Anyone wanting to do a C Hill would need to do a Ramble first. 

The B Hill Walkers meet near the IMC Cinema, Headford Road, at 8.45a.m. to leave at 9.00a.m.  

October Bank Holiday Week-end, 27th to 30th October, Kilmallock, Co Limerick. For details see Club Activities menu or click here.

Club Christmas Party –  1-3rd December. Falls Hotel in Ennistymon.   Christmas dinner party Saturday the 2nd December. Book early.

Night in Clonbur Friday December 29th, staying in Lynch’s Hotel (Fairhill House Hotel) with walk early in the day.

Gran Canaria 2018
Walking holiday in the sun January 18th to 25th (Limited number) For details please contact Jerry Lalor on 087-2153689 or email
More info here.

Proposed Kilimanjaro trip: Some members are planning a trip to Kilimanjaro from 20th to 29th September 2018 with Gavin Bate, Adventure Alternative. Possibility of add on Safari and Zanzibar visit. WhatsApp or call Bill on 086 8636942 for further details.

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