Welcome to the website for the Galway Walking Club.

Condolences to Marion Ò Cearbhaill on the death of her mother, Anne Walsh, who died on 30th Aug. Funeral arrangements are on RIP.IE.

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: 8:30pm Thursday, 1st September, 2016, Tonery’s Bar, 98 Bohermore, Galway. 

Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

Ramble: September 4th.  Achill Island Weekend away.  See details below.

Short Walk: Sunday September 11th, Moycullen-Tullyknyne Road walk.  Leader Phil Clerkin.  (Park at Tullykyne school). Meet at St Oliver Plunkett Church, Renmore, at 1.15 pm for departure at 1.30 pm. (For all the short walks if you intend to go directly to the start please contact the walk leader, as there may be late changes to walks).


  • A Hillwalks.  September 4th. Corcog, Mullach Glas.  Leader Bryan McCabe.

  • B Hillwalks.  September 11th.  Sheefry Hills. Difficult.  Leader Dermot Doherty.
  • C Hillwalks 
    – September 10th.  Mullaghmore.  Meet Oranmore playing field car park at 10:30am. Leader, Bill Dibb.


Island Week-end Away 2016 is Achill Island, staying at Achill Island Hotel. September 2nd and 3rd.  (098)45138 the hotel. It will be a busy weekend in Achill so book soon. Details in ‘Club Activities->Weekends Away’.

The Week Away 2016 will be to Nerja in Spain, from 8th to 15th October. Details in ‘Club Activities’.

October Bank Holiday Weekend – Killarney.  See page for more details.

First Aid Course will be on October 15th, 2016.  See Training Information page.

Details of the 2016 Christmas Party are now available. See ‘Club Activities‘.

The January 2017 Puerto Rico (Gran Canaria) walks will commence on the 20th Jan and run until 25th Jan so anyone planning to go should arrange to be there not later than the 19th. For further details contact Liam Kenny 0868188593 or
Jerry Lalor 0872153689

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