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: January 4th, 2018 in Tonery’s  at 8.30pm.


The  members of the Galway Walking Club wish to extend their deepest sympathies , to the family and friends  of PJ Tierney,   brother  to our dear friend and member  Dolores.

Who passed away on the 14th Dec.

May he rest in peace.

Arrangements on


Next GWC Walks (see walks section for more details)

 Short Walk: December 17th. Oughterard ,meet @1.30 in Oughterard Car Park

   Leader: Eileen Letsome. 

Ramble: December 17th . New Village Loop , Oughterard. 

Leader : Jerry Lalor

Meet in the Omniplex 9.45am leave at 10am drive to Oughterard we park in the main car park accross from welbys service station should arrive approx 10.30am.

A Hillwalk –  17th December: Mullach Glas & Corcog.

Leader ; John O’Dowd

NB Meeting Time at the Omniplex is 8:45am Until further notice.

B Hillwalk –

The B Walks are taking a break for December and January and will resume in early February. 2018 schedule will go on site end of December

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

C Hillwalk – Sunday the 17th December is Lackavrea,

Leader; Paul Moloney. 

Meet at the IMC Cinema at 9.45 to leave at 10am
Note: Anyone wanting to do a C Hill would need to do a Ramble first. 

December 17th – All Walks on December 17th will de-brief in Lake Hotel Oughterard for Mince Pies . See above for different walks on Sun. December 17th.

Night in Clonbur Friday December 29th, staying in Lynch’s Hotel (Fairhill House Hotel) with walk early in the day. HILL Walk Mount Gable 4 hours. Leader Jerry Lalor. Ramble Lough Coolin loop walk 3 & half hours, Leader Una Lalor.
For both walks we meet in Failhill House Hotel at 10am where complimentary Tea & Coffee will be served.  SHORT WALK. Meet in the community car park on the left hand side above the hotel. White Island loop walk 2 1/2  hours,  Leader Matt Flesk.   Walk starts at 1pm.

After all walks, everyone is invited back to hotel for Scones & Mince Pies

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

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