Welcome to the website for the Galway Walking Club.

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: NOTE NO CLUB MEETING ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 15th – NEXT MEETING IS THE AGM – Thursday October 29th 2015 at 8.00pm in the Menlo Hotel.  Current Members – Please come along and renew your membership on the night. People who are interested to join can come along and have a chat with club members on the night. 

AGM – Thursday October 29th at 8.00pm in the Menlo Hotel.

Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

  • Ramble:
  • Sunday October 4th – LOUGH INAGH VALLEY TO MAAM VALLEY – 18 kms (5 hours) Flat walk. This walk is all on the Western Way – Great Views.  Regroup at Joe Keanes in Maam Valley at 11.00am where a bus will bring us to the start of the walk. 
  • Hillwalks:      
  • C Hillwalk – Saturday October 3rd – Lackavrea – Meet at Keelehans in Bushypark at 10.00am.  Approx 3 hours.  Leader Paul Molony.
  • A Hillwalk – Sunday October 4th  – Ben Choonas. Leader Jacqui O Dowd. 
  • Short Walks:
  • Sunday October 11th – TBC


  • October Bank Holiday Weekend:
    Fri 23rd to Mon 26th Oct.  Newport, Co. Mayo. Accommodation listing on Club Activities Page.

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY 2015:  Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone, Co Sligo on Saturday December 5th 2015.

    Phone No 096 26000. Email Website

    One evening meal (3 course with tea or coffee) in the Coral Restaurant plus entertainment in the main bar at 10pm.

    – 2 night stay – 2BB& 1 Dinner – €90 per person  based on 2 people sharing in a twin/double room. Single Rate is €115.

    – 1 Night stay – 1 BB & 1 dinner – €70 per person based on 2 people sharing in a twin/double room. Single Rate is €95.00


  • CANARIES 2016 – This trip is now full.

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