The Cuilcagh Challenge, Sunday 12th June 2016

Supporting Cystic Fibrosis care in Cavan Hospital.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all on behalf of Cystic Fibrosis Cavan & Cavan Lions Club for taking part in the Cuilcagh Challenge 2016. We hope you have an enjoyable day and a memorable experience and look forward to seeing you on the day.

Time of Climb

Participants may begin at any time from 8.00am to 2.00pm. Walk will take approximately 3 hours. The trail up the mountain will be clearly marked.

Parking Arrangements

Parking attendants will be on duty for parking in Glangevlin Village. Minibus transfer is provided from village to base of mountain & back, throughout the day.

Registration on the Day

All participants will register at base of mountain & sign disclaimer. Civil Defence will be on duty all day.

For more Information call:    086 - 352 6022    Cystic Fibrosis Phone
    086 - 812 7865   Richard Clarke

Click link for safety statement & disclaimer.


  • Good ankle support boots/shoes (Runners are not suitable)
  • Suitable clothes for weather on the day (i.e. Wet gear, sun hat, sunscreen etc.)
  • Fluids to drink
  • Packed Lunch
  • Snacks

If it is raining on the day, it is recommended not to carry any electronic equipment, i.e. phones, cameras, iPods. These items should be left in your own vehicle.

Refreshments will be served In Glangevlin Community Hall after climb (soup & roll, tea and coffee) and are being sponsored by Loughin House.

Directions from Cavan to Glangevlin

Journey time 45 minutes - 1 hour.

N3 to Belturbet 15km
N87 to Ballyconnell +9km
N87 to Bawnboy +8km
To R202 - Turn left at Derrynacreeve Cross +5km
To R200 - Sligo & Glangevlin +.4km
To Blackrock Cross +5km
To Bellavally Gap +2km
To St Patrick's Church Glangevlin +3km

We would like to thank Mr. Patrick Fitzpatrick for allowing us to use his land as part of the Challenge, as this event could not happen without his permission.

Cuilcagh is a place of natural beauty and should be respected. Please do not litter.

Some images from previous years' events: