This Weekend: Millstreet Walking Festival 2016

Millstreet Tidy Town Association are delighted once again this year to announce the annual Millstreet Walking Festival will be held on the weekend of the 23rd of April. As always 3 grades of walks, so there is a walk to suit all abilities. Please see attached leaflets for details. Also details can be gotten on … continue reading “This Weekend: Millstreet Walking Festival 2016”

Day Two of Millstreet Walking Festival 2014 Another Great Success

The weather was ideal for the walk on Sunday with lots of sunshine combined with truly magnificent scenery.   Here we share a selection of images from the totally uplifting occasion.   This year’s Festival has been a marvellous success.   Great credit is due to the

Michael Thornton’s Walking Festival Pics – Sat. 14th April 2012

Michael gives us a wonderful insight into the splendid panoramic views witnessed by the many enthusiastic walkers.  We also get to view the new Clara Mountain Cross presently being made ready for being put into standing position once the foundation is at the appropriate stage.   John Tarrant and I captured images of the beginning … continue reading “Michael Thornton’s Walking Festival Pics – Sat. 14th April 2012”

Millstreet Walking Festival 2012 Brochure

Hi Hillwalkers & lovers of the great outdoors! Just to let you know that the Millstreet (Spring) Hillwalking Festival will soon be upon us. Take this as a reminder to book April 14th & 15th (this weekend) for a little time out for yourself! Please see above our Festival Brochure which includes walks for all … continue reading “Millstreet Walking Festival 2012 Brochure”

Millstreet Autumn Walking Festival

Walk in the footsteps of legends as Millstreet’s upcoming Festival traces the route of O’ Sullivan Bere’s epic winter march over 400 years ago from Castletown Bere to Leitrim! Our ‘A’ Walk between Ballyvourney and Millstreet traces the route over arguably the most rugged and beautiful part of this entire journey. We earnestly hope to … continue reading “Millstreet Autumn Walking Festival”

Michael Thornton’s Splendid Images of Saturday’s Walking Festival

Sincere thanks to one of the dedicated Organisers, Michael Thornton,  for a splendid selection of images which he captured so well as he acted as “Sweeper” (the Guide who keeps to the rear of the Walking Group) on the most challenging of the three walks (Walk A) on both the Saturday and the Sunday.   … continue reading “Michael Thornton’s Splendid Images of Saturday’s Walking Festival”

Visiting Walkers Hugely Impressed by Millstreet Walking Festival 2011

Returning from the Saturday walk to the Wallis Arms Hotel.   All Walkers were required to register again at the Hotel to indicate that they had safely returned. There was a superbly uplifting response to Millstreet’s first Walking Festival with organisers already considering another such Festival in the Autumn.    Amongst those who enthusiastically participated … continue reading “Visiting Walkers Hugely Impressed by Millstreet Walking Festival 2011”

Some Two Hundred Energetic People Registered for the First Ever Millstreet Walking Festival This Morning

The Organisers of Millstreet Walking Festival 2011 would have been very pleased to have had 150 participants at its very first festival.    With some 200 registering this morning they must be quite thrilled with such a

Millstreet Walking Festival

Coming up next month is the all new Millstreet Walking Festival, which promises to bring a large number of walkers to the area over the weekend of the 9th/10th April. It promises to be a very enjoyable weekend with walks to suit everyone. Click on the images above to see the brochure which has the … continue reading “Millstreet Walking Festival”

Mayor of Knocknagree Festival 2017

Vote David Rory O’Connor Put your trust in Youth! Who is David? Son of Mary and Finbarr, he’s one of a long line of O’Connor’s who have given great years of service to Knocknagree GAA club.  David’s other interests include hurling, hillwalking and a little socialising when time allows.  He is currently studying for an … continue reading “Mayor of Knocknagree Festival 2017”

Special Walking Feature on “Radio Treasures” Tuesday Evening at 10pm

“Radio Treasures” (9.30-11.00 pm on 23rd April 2013)  on Cork Music Station  this week features the usual mixture of musical selections from the 1940s and 1950s with some great Country & Western songs and light classical music.     Tonight’s programme  also includes a special  feature recorded at last Sunday’s Millstreet Walking Festival 2013 in Millstreet … continue reading “Special Walking Feature on “Radio Treasures” Tuesday Evening at 10pm”