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May Walking Festival 2018

Slieve Bloom Walking Festival

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Phone +353 (0)868210056,
Email: [email protected]


Slieve Bloom Walking Festival 2018

24th Annual Walking Festival Weekend

May 5th - May 7th 2018


Why not join Ireland's longest running walking festival - the Slieve Bloom Walking Festival, with a great choice of walks over 3 days on the May Bank Holiday Weekend. 3 days of great walks, in the outdoors and fun gatherings in a local pub afterwards. Click here for Festival walks Choose from pleasant and easy woodland walks to more challenging hikes through wilderness areas in the beautiful Slieve Bloom Mountains.

Choice of walks on

> Saturday, 05th May, Festival Registration from 10:15 am in Kinnitty Community Centre, Co Offaly.

Grade A, Glenafelly/Cumber Hill 13k 4-5 hrs. Walk led by John Scully.

  Grade B, Carrolls Hill 10k 4-5 hrs. Walk led by Richard Jack

 Grade C, Glinsk Castle Walk 6k 2-3 hrs. Walk led by Chris Byrne

 There will be an after-walk BBQ  in the Slieve Bloom Bar, Kinnitty from 4.30pm and music afterwards from 10.00pm .



> Sunday, 06th May, Festival Registration at Community Centre Clonaslee, Co Laois at 10:15am.

Grade A, Two Rivers 10k 4 hrs. Walk led by Martin Broughan.

Grade B, Glenbarrow 10k 4 hrs. Walk led by Sonja Cadogan.

Grade C, Brittas Lake 6k 2-3 hrs. Walk led by Gerry Hanlon.

 After walk refreshments will be available in Monika's Cosy Bar, Clonaslee.


> Monday, 07th May, Walk registration at Kinnitty Community Centre at 11.00am

Grade B, Clashroe Beagh 10k 4 hrs. Walk led by Frank Bergin.


For non-members €20 walking registration for the weekend or daily walks €8  Click here to download the Slieve Bloom Walks Program for 2018, including all the May Bank Holiday Festival walks  Please contact accommodation providers directly. Have a look at our accommodation page for further information on different accommodation providers.

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