Happy New Year 2018

A very happy New Year to all our Ramblers and their families. Hope 2018 is a good year with plenty of adventures on the hills home and away.


Carrabane & Dunsandle. 17th. Dec


Its that time of year again when we visit Carrabane and Dunsandle Woods for our traditional Christmas ramble. The walk is approximately 2hrs duration. Gearoid is leader and will get us back in plenty of time for our club Christmas dinner at 2pm.  Meet 09.30 Gort Rd and rear of Gate lodge at 09.45.

Carron Loop, The Burren.



The Ramblers are on the Carron Loop starting at Cassidy’s pub in Carron village on Sun 22nd Nov

Annual General Meeting:-


The AGM of the Grey Lake Ramblers will take place in the Esker Room, Loughrea Hotel & Spa on Thurs 19th Oct at 8pm. This is our forum for planning our walks, outings, treks, rambles, trips and Christmas bash for the next year. We have 40+ members. Looking forward to a large attendance.

Caher Valley Loop. Sun 13th Aug

The Ramblers are out west on next Sunday on the Caher Valley Loop Fanore.  Meet in Loughrea at 09.30. Check out the details at http://www.discoverireland.ie/activities-adventure/caher-valley-looped-walk/88235



Clare Island. 10th – 12th July

10 Ramblers are on route to Clare Island for walks on Knockmore (and to check out the local cuisine and music).


Sun June 18th ’17


This walk is along the Co. Clare coast from Liscannor to Doolin via Cliffs of Moher and is approx. 12 km. Taking this direction northwards there are no major ascents but there are many flagstone steps particularly near the visitors centre.  Ramblers are travelling by bus and there will be time for food / drinks in Doolin after our walk.

Graves of Leinstermen, Mt Arra


This moderate walk starts near the lake shore north of Killaloe / Ballina and will take approx. 4 hours to reach the Graves of the Leinstermen on Mt Arra.  Views should be wonderful. Carrie is our Leader for this walk. Meet at Gort Rd at 09.30

Mayo 9th & 10th Sept 2017

Plans are in place for a Ramblers weekend walking in Mayo in Sept ’17. Lough Lannagh village in Castlebar in the location for the overnight accommodation. Ramblers should text Teresa Moore before Sun 26th March if intending to avail of the accommodation. Details of the walking routes will be finalized later.

Derrygill, Woodford. 12th March


An 8km walk for the Ramblers on Sun March 12th at Derrygill, Woodford. This will take approximately 2.5 hours if you don’t stop to find your Millennium tree (remember the tree you got from the State to celebrate year 2000). This walk is mostly forest track. Meet as usual in carpark at Gort Rd at 09.30 and meet leader Regine at Woodford church. Ramblers may wish to visit Walsh’s bar / restaurant afterwards.