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



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.


Scalp in Sliabh Aughtys. Sun Feb 26th

A 4 hour local route in the Sliabh Aughtys for the Ramblers on Sun 26th. This is mainly forest tracks and minor roads with some short inclines. 20 Ramblers were out on our last walk in Ruan. This number could be surpassed for this popular Scalp trek. Forecast is for some rain so come prepared. Meet Leader Ann at Gort Rd carpark at 09.30

Tues 10th Jan 2017


IMG_1349The GLR’s have introduced some midweek walks on a trial basis to see if there is an interest from club members for this expansion to  our usual schedule. Tues 10th Jan and the Ramblers are on Mullaghmore in Co. Clare. This route takes approx. 4 hours over some rocky terrain and we meet at 09.30 in Gort Rd carpark in Loughrea.  Ann Fahy is the leader.