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Silaire Wood Closed for Maintenance from 10-01-2022

Footpaths and the boardwalk in Silaire wood, Graiguenamanagh will be closed to the public to facilitate tree surgery on diseased and dangerous trees for the week commencing the 10th of January, 2022.  Many ash trees in particular have succumbed to ash dieback and require attention to ensure ongoing tree health and the safety of pedestrians. … Read More

Selected Walks Closed for One Day: 23rd November 2021

            The walks listed below will be closed for one day only on the 23rd November 2021. The walks will be open to the public as normal on the 24th November 2021: Nore Valley Walks (both sections), Kilmacoliver, Gathabawn, O’ Gorman’s Lane, Freshford, Brandon Hill Loop Walk and South Leinster … Read More

Responsibilities of Dog Owners this Lambing Season

Friday, 5 February 2021   Minister Humphreys highlights the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today Friday, 5 February) highlighted the responsibilities of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, particularly during lambing season. Minister Humphreys said dog attacks cause real … Read More

Selected Walks Closed for One Day: 24th November 2020

The walks listed below will be closed for one day only on the 24th November 2020. The walks will be open to the public as normal on the 25th November: Nore Valley Walks (both sections),  Kilmacoliver, Gathabawn,  O’ Gorman’s Lane and Freshford.   Many thanks for your cooperation.

Leave No Trace COVID 19 Research

New Research: The COVID-19 Pandemic is Changing the Way People Recreate Outdoors Some very interesting research on COVID 19 and how people recreate in the outdoors from Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics in the US. On March 11th, 2020, since the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, daily life has been … Read More

Ring-a-Link

Ring a Link Ring a Link is a non-profit making, charitable transport organisation that offer affordable and convenient transport. They can be used every day too get to and from our Trails. They also have a weekly pick up in Kilkenny City for those who wish to join walking trails starting in Bennettsbridge.The bus travels … Read More

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