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How to avoid hiking injuries

Ireland has such an interesting, varied, and beautiful landscape so it is no surprise that one of the most popular hobbies here is hiking outdoors. Whether you are hiking for pleasure, or training for an upcoming event, hiking outdoors comes with a set of risks which can lead to discomfort or injury if you are not properly prepared with the right gear and knowledge. Here are a few examples of common hiking ailments and what you need to know to be prepared for them.

Mayo schools celebrate striding this Walk to School Week

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Mayo schools will take part in Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week 2017, the ninth annual celebration of walking to school, which takes place from Monday, May 15 to  Friday, May 19 in schools across the country. Schools hope to encourage students, families and teachers to enjoy walking to school and to focus on continuing to journey to school on foot into the summer months – and all year round.

Mayo schools celebrate striding this Walk to School Week

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Mayo schools will take part in Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week 2017, the ninth annual celebration of walking to school, which takes place from Monday, May 15 to Friday, May 19 in schools across the country. Schools hope to encourage students, families and teachers to enjoy walking to school and to focus on continuing to journey to school on foot into the summer months – and all year round.

10 Years walking for Ability West

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The annual 5 mile Menlo walk in aid of Ability West is celebrating ten years and the community walk is looking to raise a bumper €10,000 to mark the occasion. The walk will take place on Sunday 12th February. The walk will start at 12 noon from Scoil Bhride Menlo, Galway City.

Get walking for a good cause

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As part of the partnership between Western Care Association and the Kavanagh Group marking the associations 50 year anniversary, the Kavanagh Group is delighted to announce a Fun Run-Walk-Jog event. A series of fun walks are to take place across the county on Sunday, June 5 and Monday, June 6 next. Each walk will consist of a 5k and 10k route options, and refreshments will be available afterwards in each store. These walks will bring people of all ages and from all walks of life together to support the wonderful work that Western Care do in each of our towns every day.

Walking leader training course

Walking leader training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a voluntary walking group or to promote walking in the community or workplace. The course comprises a weekend of training (15 hours) and then a follow up four week walking programme to try out your new walking leader skills.  The course will commence at 7pm on Friday and finish on Sunday afternoon after lunch.

Hillwalking club to hold information night

The Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe hillwalking club, based in Galway city, will hold an information night in the Menlo Park Hotel on Tuesday September 30 at 9pm. New members are welcome to attend.

Boot-up for breathtaking ranger led hike in Ballycroy

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, where visitors can experience many of the wild and spectacular attractions of north west Mayo’s landscape, has launched a jam packed schedule of summer events.

Hillwalking Club to hold information night

The Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe Hillwalking club, based in Galway city, will hold an information night in the Menlo Park Hotel on Thursday September 26 at 8pm. New members are welcome.

Galway hillwalking club to hold open meeting

Coiribe Hillwalking Club, based in Galway city, will hold an open meeting in the Menlo Park Hotel on Thursday November 22 at 8pm. New members welcome.

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