Since 2016 Siul Eile has been guiding local communities in Tipperary on thousands of walks in their locality. Now with the support of Tipperary Tourism on this initial Community Tour Guiding series, Siul Eile are introducing Conquer The Castles, a 6 week series based around some of the many fabulous castles that once upon a time dominated the land. With a mix of walking and talking experience these communities unheard stories, as the experienced local guides bring you back through the centuries explaining the forgotten history on off the beaten tracks and trails and delving into the myths and legends of the locality!!
Each tour is 1.5 to 2 hours at a gentle walking pace, online booking is essential with limited availability early booking is advisable.
Rhododendron Walking Festival
In 2018 the Rhododendron Walking Festival was instigated by the inaugural Siul Eile walking community based around the Galty Vee Valley.
It has very quickly become a major event attracting over 1,000 walkers to the Galty Vee Valley on the June Bank Holiday Weekend, to witness the spectacular phenomenon of the rhododendrons in full bloom across the Valley merging with the renowned stunning scenic beauty of this remote area under the expert guidance and hospitality of the Rhododendron Walking Festival Committee.
See all details at http://www.vee.ie
Siul Eile walking programmes are a great way not only to get active, but mainly to meet your neighbours and discover parts of the community you rarely if ever visited before.
Walking is one of the simpliest activities, suitable for nearly everyone.
Meet Your Neighbours
Meeting people from your community is really important – and it is about more than just saying ‘Hi’.
There is history and natural beauty all around us in our communities that should not be overlooked.
Liam Fleming expains what Siul Eile is about, how it started and also how it impacts local communities:
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