Knockalough - Red Hugh Loop/Lúibe Aodh Ruadh

PLEASE NOTE: Dogs are NOT to be taken on to private farmland. Dogs are allowed on forestry roads but strictly on a lead.

County Tipperary
Grade Moderate
Length 4 km
Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 180 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Green arrow on yellow background
Start Point
Knockalough forestry entrance, Curraghduff
Finish Point
Knockalough forestry entrance, Curraghduff
Nearest Town to Start Upperchurch
Grid Ref. R 98871 59696
Lat. and Long. 52.68869, -8.01742

This walk on forestry roads, farm land and minor roadways crosses Knockmehill, with a short stretch along by the Owenbeg River before it climbs and loops around the lower slopes of Knockalough. The route explores an area linked with Red Hugh O'Donnell, last Chieftain of Tir Conaill.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

John Egan - Rural Recreation Officer | Email:


Upperchurch Village

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 66

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