Saturday 3 March 2018

March Newsletter

March Newsletter

St Patrick’s Day Walk

This year, St Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday. It also falls on the day that Ireland plays in the Six Nations. Therefore, in his wisdom, leader and ardent rugby fan Brian Wickham has decided to reschedule the traditional Slievenamon walk for Sunday 18 March. Details to follow.

Sneem Weekend – May 2018

In May, the club will be heading to Sneem in Co. Kerry for our weekend away. The weekend runs from 11-13 May and we’ll be staying at the Sneem Hotel. The cost of this weekend is €149 per person, including two nights B&B and an evening meal. There will be a walk on the Friday afternoon, two walks on the Saturday, and possibly a walk on the Sunday.

Walk Report: C Walk to Red Bank, 18 February. Leaders: John Browne

Eighteen C walkers headed west to Red Bank for a delightful forest walk. Despite mist and clouds that never quite lifted, spirits were high as they made their way along the trail. The trees provided ample shelter. There was a certain Indiana Jones quality to it, but most of the mud was concentrated on the space where the cars were parked. The walk lasted 2.5 hours.

Dates For Your Diary

11-13 May – Trip to Sneem

7 July – Comeragh Crossing

21 July – Club Barbecue

1-8 September – Club Holiday to Austria

If you have a walk report or any other news you think the club members should know, please contact club PRO Derbhile Graham,

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