Activities

June Events

                                         

 

Saturday June 15th - European Days of Archaeology Walk

                             

Pre-booking required, details below

                             

 

Join DMP Volunteer Rangers who will lead a hike on Saturday, the 15th of June: Shankill - Rathmichael - Carrickgollogan - Lead Mine's Chimney via the Dublin Mountains Way. To mark 'European Archaeology Days', Volunteer Ranger Paul will be sharing information on the archaeology of the area as he leads the group along the route.

For more information about European Archaeology Days visit Home - Europe - European Archaeology Days (journees-archeologie.eu).

The hike route surfaces include, footpaths, county road, gravel trails and forest floor. On a clear day the views along the route are breathtaking.

                         

 

Date: Saturday, the 15th at 10:30

Duration: 4 to 4.5 hours, approximately.

Distance: 11km approximately, 330m of climb.

Degree of difficulty: Moderate.

Bring: Walking boots, rain gear, warm layers, water, and lunch.

Meeting point: Shankill DART Station carpark at 10:15

Public Transport: DART, Dublin Bus (Routes 45a, 84, 84A, 145), see link below to TFI’s Journey Planner.

No Dogs allowed on this hike.

Booking is via Eventbrite see link      

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Sunday June 16th, Dublin City Council Just 4 Men Mental Health Walk at the Hell Fire Club Forest  

 

Pre-booking required, details below

                      

Join Dublin City Sports & Wellbeing Partnership, along with our DMP Volunteer Rangers, and Mick Forde for a welcoming and empowering day for all involved. Participants will be taken on a gentle paced social walk at the Hell Fire Club. Along the route Mick will guide you through some mindful meditation.
This event is a collaboration between Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership, Dublin Mountains Partnership, and the Active Cities Initiative.

On a clear day there will be stunning views across the city and Dublin Bay.

This is an easy to moderate walk due to trail surfaces, gravel with some protruding rocks, and some inclines.

       

 

Date: Sunday, the 16th of June at 10:30.

Duration: 1.5-2 hours approximately.

Distance: 5km approximately.

Degree of difficulty: Easy to moderate.

Bring: Walking boots, rain gear, warm layers, water, and snacks.

Meeting point: Hell Fire car park at 10:15.

Public Transport: There is no direct public transport.

No Dogs allowed on this hike. 

 

Booking is via Eventbrite see link  

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Thursday, 20 June, DMP Summer Solstice Sunrise Hike from Tibradden

                          

 

Pre-booking required, details below

                            

 

Join the DMP Volunteer Rangers who will lead a sunrise hike to mark the Summer Solstice.

                   

**Participants will meet at 11:55pm on Thursday night, the 20th and hike through the night until 6:30am on Friday, the 21st**

                           

The hike will commence from Tibradden Forest. From there, we’ll trace the path of the Dublin Mountains Way, leading us to the historical Tibradden Cairn. Our next stop will be Fairy Castle before making our way to the Three Rock and the Ballyedmonduff Cairn. Following this, we’ll navigate back via the Two Rock, aiming to reach Fairy Castle just in time to witness the breathtaking sunrise over Dublin Bay. Our return journey will bring us back to Tibradden, with an estimated arrival time of 6:30 am. This promises to be an unforgettable experience.

The hike route surfaces include, footpaths, county road, gravel trails and forest floor. On a clear day the views along the route are breathtaking.

                       

 

Date: Thursday night, the 20th at 23:55.

Duration: 6.5 hours, approximately.

Distance: 16km approximately, 523m of climb.

Degree of difficulty: Moderate to strenuous.

Bring: Walking boots, rain gear, warm layers, torch, food, snacks, hot drink and water.

Meeting point: Tibradden Forest at 11:55PM on Thursday night.

Public Transport: There is no direct public transport to Tibradden Forest.

No Dogs allowed on this hike.

 

Booking is via Eventbrite see link.          

 

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Saturday, June 22nd a dog-friendly hike at Barnaslingan and Carrickgollogan Forests

             

Pre-booking required, details below

                         

**Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times**

The Dublin Mountains Partnership Volunteer Rangers will lead this easy paced walk in Coillte’s woods. On a clear day expect amazing views of Dublin Bay, the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains, the Cooley Mountains in Co. Louth, the Mourne Mountains in Co. Down and Yr Wyddfa in Wales.

The hike route surfaces include, footpaths, county road, gravel trails and forest floor.

                 

 

Date: Saturday, the 22nd at 10:30

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours, approximately.

Distance: 5km approximately.

Degree of difficulty: Easy to moderate.

Bring: Walking boots, rain gear, warm layers, water, and snacks.

Meeting point: Barnaslingan Forest at 10:15

Parking is limited so please carpool where possible.

Booking is via Eventbrite see link.

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Sunday, 30th, June, Intro to Orienteering Walk with the DMP Volunteer Rangers

                                  

Pre-booking required, details below. Please do not book a slot unless you are certain you can attend.

A new permanent orienteering course was formally opened at Tibradden Wood on May the 1st, 2024. This course is a joint initiative of 3ROC Orienteering Club, the DMP, Coillte and Active Cities Dublin.

The DMP Volunteer Rangers will be leading an introduction to orienteering event using this new course on Sunday, the 30th of June. This event is suitable for individuals aged 11 years upwards, children must be accompanied by an adult.

               

 

Date: Sunday, the 30th of June at 10:30.

Duration: 3-3.5 hours approximately.

Distance: 2-3km approximately.

Degree of difficulty: Easy to moderate.

Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, raingear, warm clothes, water, and snacks.

Meeting point: Tibradden Forest at 10:15

Public Transport: There is no direct public transport.

NO DOGS ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT.

 

Booking is via Eventbrite see link.

                        

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