The Sliabh Liag Walkers Committee wish to thank and say ‘well done’ to all the walkers who joined the Walking Festival Weekend. The popular festival took place from August 31 to September 1.
Festival chairman Paddy McBrearty said: “The festival was a great success with walkers coming along from all over Ireland, UK and USA. We wish to thank Joe Haughey and Patrick McShane for providing the transport. We also wish to thank The Bridge Bar, Carrick and Kilcar House, Kilcar for providing t soup and sandwiches. Thanks to Sean Scoil na Carraige, Aislann Chill Chartha and Slieve League Lodge for providing pre-walk and club meetings accommodation during the year. Thanks to all the leaders and helpers for a great job done. very big thanks to the local landowners for support and generosity, for without their help these walks could not take place.”
The next Sliabh Liag Walkers outing is September 15. The Glen Tower Loop Walk a Grade B, moderate walk. duration 2-3 hours. OS Map 10. Meet at the Firestation in Glencolmcille at 1 p.m. New walkers welcome, cost €3 for non-members. Walk leader Brid McGinley. T: 087 242 4677.