Saturday 23 June 2018 | 10am-5.30pm
Meeting point for 22km walk | Rua Red, Tallaght (beside Tallaght Luas) at 10am
Meeting point for 15km walk | Bohernabreena Reservoir Car Park at 11.15am
Register at
rocktothetopdublinmountains@gmail.com

Route | Rua Red Tallaght (beside Luas) via Dublin Mountain Way and back
Distance | 22km (or 15km). Moderate hike on paths & road, mostly via Dublin Mountain Way
Bring | Walking boots/shoes. Warm/waterproof clothes. Food and water.
Free Parking at Civic Theatre, Tallaght.
Participation at your own risk.

Come and celebrate the end of Rock to the Top on the mountain! On 23 June the last few rocks from the Tallaght Boulder will be placed on the community cairn at the foot of Kippure mountain. Since mid-Summer last year 400 volunteers have carried pieces of the granite boulder on foot from Tallaght in all weathers, inspired by the story of Oisín i dTír na n-Óg, who single-handed threw a boulder up the valley at Glenasmole.

We’ll celebrate with a communal BBQ, music for the Celtic seasons by the Rithim Orchestra of traditional musicians, and a performance of the specially created ‘Oisín In Search of the Fianna’ by Aisteoirí Thamhlachta.

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Rock to the Top is commissioned under IN CONTEXT 4 - IN OUR TIME, South Dublin County Council’s Public Art Programme for 2016-2019 under the Per Cent for Art Scheme.

With thanks to Rua Red, Dublin Mountain Partnership Rangers, Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glenasmole Community for their support.