Welcome to the website for

The Galway Walking Club.

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

For people who are interested in  joining 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: March 1st, 2018 in Tonery’s  at 8.30pm.



Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

NOTE:- Change in B Hill Walk for Sun 25th See B Walk below.


Short Walk:

Next  walk:-   Sunday 25th of February .

Walk Leader :-Phil Clerkin

Location;- Moycullen – Ballynahalla area

Meet at:-  Renmore Church Car Pk at 1.15pm leave at 1.30pm

Regroup at:- Park at Mowlam Nursing Home.  There is only room for about 10cars so car pooling may be essential.


Next Walk.:- Sunday Mar. 4th 2018

Walk Leader;- Tom Reddington.

Location:- Lough Inagh to Joe Keanes (bus) 18km

Meet at;-   Omniplex 9.45am leave at 10am.

Regroup at:- Joe Keanes Maam Valley @10.45

 A Hillwalk :

Next Walk :- Sunday 4th Mar. 2018

Walk Leader: TBC

Walk Location:   TBC

Meet at:-  Omniplex 8.30 leave at 8.45am


B Hillwalk :-

Next Walk :- Sunday 25th  Feb 2018.

 Walk Leader: John O’Dowd.

Walk Location:-Garraun  (Moderate)

Meet at :- Omniplex,  8.45a.m. to leave at 9.00a.m.  

Regroup at:   Our Lady Of Wayside Church Leenaun -Clifden Rd

C Hillwalk – 

Next  walk:-  Saturday 24th  Feb 2018.  Abbey Hill

Walk Leader:- Berna Reddington

Walk Location:- Abbey Hill

Meet at :- Aldi car pk, in by Tesco, Oranmore @ 9.15 Depart 9.30

Regroup at:- Kinvara, top of village

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


Club Notices:

October week away: The Club  Week Away for 2018  will be to Majorca from the 3rd to the 10th Oct. Details have now be sent to all club members and further details are on the Activity tab of this website. There are limited  spaces available . Early booking is advised.

May weekend away:  Will be to the Gold Coast Hotel Waterford on the  4th 5th 6th May.  Early booking is advised. There will be a full range of walks planned for the Sat.5th and Sun. 6th. These will Include  Short , Ramble and Hills walks. The detail of all walks will be posted on this page by end of March. Further details in the Activity section .

Club Table Quiz;The annual club quiz will take place in Tonery’s Bar Bohermore @9.00  on 15th March , following our club meeting . All members welcome and are asked to support.

First Aid Training: Thanks to all who expressed their interest and we’ll be in touch with the individuals about the arrangements for the location and times for the course.

Other Notices:

May Camino: Matt Flesk is leading a group from Sarria to Santiago 17- 25 May.  Aer lingus flights from Dublin to Santiago.  Please contact Hanora Gilligan for more information


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