Annascaul News / Notes

Great Annascaul Walk

The routes have been confirmed for the Great Annascaul Walk on 30 the April.
Route A: Leaving Annascaul GAA pitch by road to Coumduff village and on to Annascaul Lake (4km on road). Passing the Mass rock on the Maca na mBó track and onto Beenoskee (826m). South to the (locally named) giants grave on Ballinahunt mountain and onto (locally named) Cuchullain’s house. Descend onto Ballinahunt road (12km on mountain) and back to Annascaul GAA pitch. (4km on road) (Total 20km. 7hours) This is a Grade A walk, suitable for experienced walkers, and over 18s only. It will be guided by members of Annascaul Walks. All walkers must wear appropriate hiking boots (not trainers/runners) and must carry rain gear. Walkers are also encouraged to carry enough food and water to cover the duration of the walk.
Route B:Following the famous Dingle Way from Camp Village to Annascaul. This route is 17km, with an ascent of 270m and should take 6.5 hours. This walk can be considered suitable for all the family. The route will commence at the Old School Camp can conclude in Annascaul Village. Walkers are advised to wear suitable footwear (trainers will be acceptable), carry rain gear and bring enough food and water for the duration of the walk.
Registration for both walks will take place at Annascaul GAA Pitch from 8am. Route B walkers will be transported to Camp to commence their walk. Route A entry fee is €30. Registration for route B is €20 for adults, €10 for children and €50 for a family.
Strictly No dogs allowed on either walk.
Both walks will be followed by refreshments in Hanafins Bar, Annascaul Village.

The Dingle Way

” The Dingle Way Webpage is now “live” at and URGENTLY requires local B+B’s, Guesthouses, Hotel, Pubs /places to eat, taxi services etc to supply us with their details for FREE addition on to the website. … if we do not have your information we can’t included it.!!!
Please email info to ASAP for this FREE entry.”

Whist Results for 28/03/17
Ladies: 1st Elka Hochstrate, 2nd Margaret Whelehan, 1st Interval: Mairead Sheehy, 2nd Interval: Nora Devine.
Gents: 1st Eileen Hickson, 2nd John McEnery, 1st Interval: Joe O’Sullivan, 2nd Interval: Tommy O’Toole, Mystery: Ann Kavanagh, Mary Shanahan, Raffle: 1st Sandra Hoffman, 2nd Mickey Murphy, 3rd Nora Devine, 4th Eileen Collins, 5th Elizabeth Brookes, 6th Martin Courtney, 7th Elka Hochstrate.

Annascaul Senior Citizens & Friends

Lunch at Community Centre on Thursday at 1pm. All Welcome.


Spring is here, why not take a real good workout this year. A good back workout, avail of a gardening experience in ready prepared allotments complimented with raised beds in a polytunnel. A onestop gardeners paradise with organic fertilizer etc. on site. For more information contact Gene on 087 2270547.


Congratulations to Claire Galvin on winning the Dingle Peninsula Person Of The Year Award. Well done to the wonderful Ashe Family took the award for Best Organisation in Dingle.This is all down to the great fundraising they did for Kerry Hospice last year. I Noel Spillane would like to thank everyone who came to support me and all the good wishes. I had a fantastic night and enjoyed every minute of it.

Annascaul,Camp, Inch, Lispole Community Games

Well done to our U/16 chess team on their latest win at the Community Games Limerick.

If you would like anything included in the Annascaul Notes. Contact Noel Spillane. Ph 087 2184757 or forward an email to before 8pm every Saturday.



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