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More than a place – It’s a feeling.

Situated in the Comeragh Mountains in the picturesque village of Rathgormack. The community centre also encompasses a purpose built Fáilte Ireland approved hostel with beds for 22 people. 


The hostel and hiking centre are the ideal locations for exploring the many attractions of north Waterford, including Crotty’s Lake, Coumshingaun Lake, The Mahon Falls, and the Nire Valley in the Comeragh Mountains.


Unique flora and fauna is to be found in this very beautiful part of the county. The community always strives to ensure our actions will have a positive impact on our community, our people and our environment

Picturesque Village of Rathgormack 

Our Main Activities

Pursuing actions that positively impact
our community, our people, our environment.

Community Centre

We feel that our community centre is the ideal destination for your next conference, club outing, family reunion or school field trip - you name the group and we'll do [...]

Our Hostel

We have the perfect place for you. Not to mention some pretty sweet lodging deals 🙂     Rathgormack Hostel with the community centre is a purpose built hostel with [...]

Comeragh Amenity Area

Making a positive impact on our community, our people and our environment...     Comeragh Amenity Area adjoining the centre is an enclosed floodlit all weather 4G astro turf games [...]

Our Village Video

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Visitor Sentiments

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  • star rating  What a lovely trip. Stayed here with a friend back in May and had the whole premises to ourselves for a night. Extremely clean and tidy, great kitchen facilities and... read more

    August 12, 2021
  • star rating  If you want to see the real Ireland, a stay in the Hiking Centre in Rathgormack is where you need to base yourself, hike across the scenic Comeragh mountains, take... read more

    November 4, 2018
  • star rating  Though I know this area well, as I live approx. 10 miles away, I stayed there for first time Dec 2017. with family and friends, for a get together and... read more

    Francis K
    December 12, 2017
  • star rating  Perfect hostel in a perfect location!
    The hostel sits at the foot of the picturesque Comeragh Mountains that offers so many walks and lakes for the beginner to the more... read more

    December 8, 2015
  • star rating  We have used this centre on a number of occasions and have always found it to be fantastic. Set amid the majestic Comeragh Mountains, it is a perfect base... read more

    Anne H
    September 7, 2015

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Well done Clonea Camogie Club!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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𝗝𝗢𝗕 𝗔𝗟𝗘𝗥𝗧.Do you know anyone interested in a Community Sports Development Officer Role!Tipperary Sports Partnership are recruiting a 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 (based in Ballingarrane House, Clonmel) for a 12 month contract.click on the link below for full job description and to download the application form www.tipperarysports.ie/content/vacancy-for-community-sports-development-officer-0Closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday, 16th September, 2022 Tipperary County Council Sport Ireland Federation of Irish Sport University of Limerick TUS Midwest Sport TipperaryLive.ie #SportsVacancy Midland Tribune ... See MoreSee Less
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Best of luck Clonea Camogie ClubU14 B County FinalClonea 🇳🇬🇳🇬 v Abbeyside 🇺🇦🇺🇦🗓Saturday 10th September ⌚️2.30pm🏟SETU Arena 🎫 Adult Entry €5 U16 No Charge- to purchase your ticket click the link below. www.collectit.ie/waterfordcamogie/product/u14-b-final/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Rathgormack Badminton Club is back…🏸 ... See MoreSee Less
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Alone Open Meeting on Thursday September 15th at 7pm in Rathgormack Hiking Centre - A welcome new initiative starting in our community, all are welcome! ... See MoreSee Less
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A big thank you to all the children and the parents who attended and supported the Summer Sports Camp in aid of Comeragh Amenity Area. The weather was great and we hope the children had lots of fun. Keep an eye on social media for upcoming fundraising events in the Autumn. 😃 ... See MoreSee Less
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Just over a week to go…Make sure to book in for the last hurrah of the summer ... See MoreSee Less
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⭐️⚽️SUMMER CAMP⚽️⭐️📍Comeragh Amenity Area 📅Wednesday 17th August - Friday 19th August ⏱10am - 2pm The perfect end of summer camp for kids from Junior Infants to Sixth ClassTo book, ring or text Kenny Hassett on 0879140767 or email [email protected] All proceeds to Comeragh Amenity Area. ... See MoreSee Less
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** NEW OPENING HOURS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST ** ☕️Starting from today Monday 25th July we will be opening 7 days a week in The Village Cafe ☕️⏰Opening Hours⏰Monday to Friday: 9.30am-3.30pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am-4pm ... See MoreSee Less
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Mary Coughlan at Crotty's Lake ... See MoreSee Less
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Finally we can announce our Programme of Events for 2022 Festival. We have new locations, old favorites, new faces, old friends, Music in the Mountains, Storytelling, Guided Walks, Set Dancing and a fabulous Comeragh Mountain Lamb Feast which is not to be missed. Our signature event this year is Mary Coughlan & The Backyard Band at Crotty's Lake!!! As usual capacity is limited on a lot of events but we have Early Booking discounts for a short time so what are you waiting for, check out www.comeraghswild.com for details. Tickets go on sale TOMORROW!!!#visitwaterford #marycoughlan #thebackyardband #comeraghmountains #comeraghpods #cooneysyard #nellshouse #eddielenihan #waterfordepiclocations #kilmacthomassocialenterprisegroup #kseg #nirevalleydrop #mysticholistic #seamusorourke #curraghmorehouse #charterhousetheatre ... See MoreSee Less
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There is a top class hamper up for grabs today as part of a fundraiser for our Feile team. They are set up outside Supervalu in Carrick-on-Suir. Please support them if you are passing! ... See MoreSee Less
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Tidy village coffee morning fundraiser Rathgormack Community Centre on Sunday next May 29th at 10:30am. Help buy bedding plants for our village ... See MoreSee Less
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Best of luck tonight Rathgormack GAA ❤️💚❤️💚❤️💚❤️💚 ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you have old football boots that could still be worn? Don't let them go to waste!There will be a collection box outside the dressing rooms every Thursday evening between 6.20 and 6.40. Please support this joint initiative between Rathgormack GAA and Comeragh Rangers. ... See MoreSee Less
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🔴Rathgormack GAA hats on sale🟢•In preparation for the Rathgormack u15 team who play in the county final on Tuesday🙌🏻•Adult and Juvenile sizes available•All hats €15 ... See MoreSee Less
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Our next committee gem is Shauna Here’s why Shauna joined DIL COS “I first became involved with Darkness into Light when I heard my cousin Karen was looking to set up a walk in Carrick. I think an important part of partaking in things like DIL, specific to mental health, is to take it one step at a time. We aren't going to change the world but we can improve people's lives and be the light in their darkness. I lost my aunt Sharon in 2009 and my uncle Pete in 2018 to suicide and know how visceral the pain is, even today. Suicide is definitely something that affects everyone, depression unfortunately doesn't discriminate. The work that Pieta House do is unbelievable, it costs an average of €1,000 to counsel one person for an 8 week period. Even if you can't do the walk, register, donate, spread the word. Somebody once told me that raindrops fill buckets, donating even a euro to Pieta House goes towards saving another life” Thank you @shaunapowerxo for bringing the joy to the committee #pieta #dil22 #carrickonsuir #electricireland #darknessintolight ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming performances of the play 'Crotty the Highwayman' by local playwright Martina Collender. Outdoor performance of an hour long all about Crotty and his exploits. The Drama Circle for details and booking via www.eventbrite.ie/e/crotty-the-highwayman-by-martina-collender-tickets-292695569327?aff=ebdssbdes... ... See MoreSee Less
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For full list of exhibitors for Age Friendly EXPO this Thursday in TUS College Campus in Thurles, see this link

Tidy Village fundraiser on Sunday morning at Community Centre, please support the great work being done in the village @rathgormackgaa @ComeraghRanger

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Your gateway to enjoying everything the Comeraghs offer…
Community Centre, Hostel, Playground, All Weather Pitch.


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