Friends of Limerick Football Sponsored Walk To Raise Funds

NEXT Saturday 7th March 2020 all the Limerick Football squads will take to the Great Southern Trail Greenway in West Limerick for their Annual fundraiser.

In the past they have climbed Carrauntohill, Mount Brandon and Galty Mor and last year did the Great Southern Trail Greenway (Rathkeale – Newcastlewest). Again this year they will stay closer to home and experience a 8KM section of the Greenway NEWCASTLE WEST – ARDAGH (RETURN).

Members of the public are welcome to come along and walk, jog or cycle and experience The Great Southern Trail Greenway with us.  Sponsorship cards are available or €10 per person on the day.

Registration on the day is from 10.30am at the starting point in Newcastle West, near the Newcastle West Civic Amenity Centre, Station Road, Gortboy (Eircode: V42 TD62)

The walk starts @ 11am sharp. If you require further details please contact

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Colette O’Grady @ 086-8476299 or Gerry Phillips @ 087-2511968

Refreshments afterwards.

All funds raised will go directly towards the Limerick Underage Football Academies and our County Minor & Senior Training Funds.

Due to the recent inclement weather we have been forced to change the route from what was originally planned so please note NEW STARTING POINT as above



The Limerick Greenway (Great Southern Trail) is a unique 85km stretch of countryside in West Limerick/North Kerry. It is the route taken by the Limerick – Tralee railway line, which opened in 1867/1880 and closed in 1975/1977. Today the Limerick Greenway is suitable for walking and cycling off road along a approximately 40km route.

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