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: Thursday August 6th 2015 at 8.30pm in Tonerys Bar, Bohermore.  All are welcome.  People who are interested to join can come along and have a chat with club members on the night. 

Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

  • Ramble: Marathon Saturday August 8th – Please support – see full details below.
  • Hillwalks: 
  • NEW HILLWALK SUNDAY AUGUST 16TH – Nephin Beg.  This hillwalk is suitable for A & B hillwalkers and will be led by Bryan McCabe.  For anyone who is interested to do this walk please contact Bryan directly on 086 823 1131 so that he can gauge numbers and interest in a meal in the Granuaile Pub in Newport afterwards.  Please note the meeting time is 8.45am with departure at 9.00am. 
  • Short Walk: Sunday August 2nd – Oughterard – Glann Road – Leader Dolores Tierney
  • Wednesday Evening Walks  August 5th meet at Rahoon Cemetery @ 7.20pm


  • Foreign Trip 2015 for Walking Club Members: Details for the trip abroad are now available. Destination is Sardinia and the booking form and details are herePLEASE NOTE THAT THE TRIP IS NOW FULL.

  •  Island Weekend Away for Walking Club MembersClare Island September 18th to 20th. Accommodation listing on Club Activities Page.

  • 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

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

    Single room supplement per night is €25.00, total for 2 nights €50.

Galway Walking Club Annual Marathon and Half Marathon 2015

The registration brochure for the Annual Marathon and Half Marathon is now available for those wishing to participate in the marathon:

The marathon will take place on Saturday 08th August 2015.


  • CANARIES 2016

That time of the year again to start thinking about the Canaries so we are looking for names for those interested in joining with us on our annual walking holiday to Gran Canaria 2016.  The walks start on 22nd of January. If you intend to join us or you require further information please contact either Jerry Lalor at Phone No. 087 215 3689 OR Liam Kenny at Phone No. 086 818 8593.

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