Tuesday 3 February 2015

February News Letter


The Club have chosen Killarney as the venue for this year’s April walking weekend. The dates are from 17th -19th at the Castlerosse Hotel. You can choose to stay for 3 nights with 2 evening meals for Euro 169 or 2 nights plus 1 evening meal for Euro 115. Money to be paid in full by March 6th.The original date was changed as the Dungarvan Food Festival is being held the weekend before. A Festival not to be missed. See Richard or Peter to book.


The dates for the Lake District holiday have yet to be confirmed as we wait for flight information to be confirmed. The dates will be either SEPTEMBER 6-13th or 13th-20th. The flights will be from Cork to Manchester. Tony Fitzgerald is organising the holiday.


A BBQ is being held in Marie Jennings house on SATURDAY 18th July as part of the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the foundation of the Club. Please bring your own food and drink.


A quiz night to raise fund for SEMRA will be held on the 6th March at 8pm in the Tudor House Dungarvan. Norman Graham will be the Quiz Master for the night. More info on Mountain Rescue at

At the recent committee meeting, Richard read a letter from the Dungarvan Lions Club thanking everyone for all their hard work fund raising for the Club.


All leaders to return sign-in sheets to Richard Dykes for archiving. If a member decides to leave a walk, they must sign out with initials. If you want a particular activity, type of walk or have ideas for a club night, let us know. REMEMBER. NO BOOTS NO WALK.


The Club are looking for people to play an organising role in the Comeragh Crossing. Ideas on a possible restructuring are also welcome. Contact Richard Dykes. 0862411287.

It is hoped to hold a basic navigation course this year. We will keep you informed when the arrangements are finalised.

If you wish to submit a walk report or a piece of news you think the club should be aware of, please send it to PRO. Marie Jennings at Thanks also to all who send reports and photographs. Keep them coming,

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