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Dingle Walking Festival 2012

Address:

Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Email:

dinglewalkingfestival@gmail.com

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+353 - (0)87 2222248

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DINGLE WALKING FESTIVAL 2012  - Féile Siúil Chorca Dhuibhne 2012

February 18th & 19th - 18 agus 19 Feabhra


Corca Dhuibhne – the Dingle Peninsula is a walkers’ dream.


Unspoilt  scenery, breathtaking  coastal views and rich in Archaeological Sites.

Routes include  Pilgrims Way pre-dating  Christian Ireland, Ireland’s Holy Mountain- Mount Brandon.

All walks led by experienced locals, agus is féidir leat siúl agus bheith ag comhrá as Gaeilge.

Beidh fáilte agus fiche romhat sa cheantar Gaeltachta seo! Beir leat do mhaide siúil!


WALKERS   PARTICIPATING  MUST  HAVE   WALKING  BOOTS  AND  RAIN  GEAR.   CHILDREN  UNDER  16  WILL  NOT  BE  PERMITTED  ON ROUTES  A  &  B.    ANYBODY  UNDER  18  MUST  BE  ACCOMPANIED  BY  A   GUARDIAN. 

REGISTRATION   FEE  15 Euro per walk  ( Transport, packed lunch & entry to draw for a CRAGHOPPER JACKET  all included )



SAT 18th Routes  :   Please note times and different levels of walks. 

 Walk A:   Brandon Mountain (Difficult) 

Registration for this walk 8.30 a.m. – 9.15 a.m.   Danno’s Bar.    Transport departs at 9.15 a.m. from Bus Stop at rear of Garvey’s Supervalu.

We ascend Brandon by the traditional pilgrim route from Baile Breac to the summit of Brandon, then return via  same  route.   Height 952 m.  Time approx  4 – 5 hours.

Sat 18th   Walk B :   Mount Eagle (Moderate)  

Registration time for this walk is 9.15 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. Danno’s Bar.   Transport departs from bus stop at rear of Garvey’s Supervalu at 10.00 a.m.

We take the Dingle Way near Slea Head passing some wonderful Beehive Huts and stunning scenery, then we follow the old stone wall to the summit of Mount Eagle, heading north on our descent we join up with an old bog road to Mount Eagle Lough.   Height 516m. Time 4 –   5 hours approx.

Walk C: Cnoc an Chairn (Easy)

Registration time for this walk is 10.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. Danno’s Bar.

We walk from Dingle town joining a route called ” The New Line ” , walking to the top of Cnoc an Chairn, overlooking the town. Return to Dingle. Height 208 m. Time 3 –  4 hours approx.

Sunday 19th.   Please note times and levels of walks.

Walk A  Loch an Dúin Valley/Com an Áir (Difficult)

Registration time 8.30 a.m. – 9.15 a.m.  Transport departs at 9.15 a.m. from Bus Stop at rear of Garvey’s Supervalu.

We start at Kilmore Cross and walk in The Loch an Dúin Valley and ascend the ridge overlooking Loch Chom Calláin, walk towards the stunning Com an Áir Valley, on to The Conor Pass and walk into Dingle. Height 670 m.   5 hours approx.

Walk B Cosán na Naomh (Moderate)

 Registration time 9.15 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. Transport departs at 10.00 a.m. from Bus Stop at rear of Garvey’s Supervalu.

Cosán na Naomh. Starting in Ventry we walk the Historical Pilgrim Route ( The Saints’ Road ) taking in Archaelogical and ecclesiastical Sites such as Gallarus Oratory and Kilmalkedar Church. We will also see the most recent discovery of Rock Art on The Dingle Peninsula, A Spiral Motif – the first of this type discovered in Kerry. Height 250 m  5 hours approx.

Walk C Cosán na Naomh (Easy) 

Registration time 10.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. Transport departs at 10.30 a.m. from Bus Stop at rear of Garvey’s Supervalu.

Cosán na Naomh.  We take a shorter version of Walk B…. Taking in Gallarus Oratory, Kilmalkedar and The Rock Art also.   Height 250 m Time 4 hours approx.

Routes may be altered or changed for safety reasons.

email: dinglewalkingfestival@gmail.com

Call or Txt Colm: 087 22 22 248

Visitors to this website are reminded that hill walking, climbing and rambling are activities that can be dangerous and may result in personal injury or death. Participants should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement.

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