Hillwalking Members of the Cork Branch of the RTAI (Retired Teachers’ Association of Ireland) visited Millstreet on the morning of Wednesday, 19th April 2023 to energetically experience the rather challenging Clara Loop Hill Walk. Blessed with splendid weather conditions the inspiring Group set off on their great adventure, wonderfully prepared and accustomed to many such hillwalking occasions. There were quite a few local faces amongst the Group. When completed many of the Group enjoyed greatly appreciated refreshments in Millstreet later in the afternoon. Here we share some 15 images from the magnificent event. Tap on the pictures to enlarge. (S.R.) [read more …] “RTAI Hillwalking Group Thoroughly Enjoys the Clara Loop Experience”
On Saturday, 11th September 2021 a wonderful group of enthusiastic Hill Walkers assembled in the West End Car Park in Millstreet before embarking on the Clara Loop which involves climbing Clara Mountain. There was a very special reason for this outdoor event. People from many areas including Meath, Kildare, Scartaglin, Rathmore and many more locations had come together in memory of the late Michael Murphy, Knocknaloman, Rathmore who went to his Eternal Reward on 16th April 2020. R.I.P.. On return from this Hill Climbing Event many of the participants were photographed at the West End Car Park. Michael’s daughter, Siobhán kindly shared a brief Interview with us which may be heard on “Radio Treasures” on www.corkmusicstation.com on this Tuesday at 10pm. Here we share some images from today’s event. Tap on the photos to enlarge. (S.R.)
The walk up Clara is featured in The Times newspaper today. It’s a nice article and describes visiting the Cilín, the route up, the views from the top, and the burial of the priest on top. But what about the photo in the article, because that’s not Clara!
Tomorrow Wednesday evening August 1st, Duhallow IRD are hosting a walk around the Clara Loop, the first of five walks around Duhallow in August. Refreshments will be held at the end of the walk, which takes about two and a half hours to complete. Details in the poster below: