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Saturday 16 February 2019

Pics from Valentine's Day B Walk

We're not sure if there were roses and chocolates on the Valentine's Day B walk led by Michael Daly, but there were certainly some fine views. As well as leading a new route to Araglin Waterfall, Michael put his camera to work. Here's a small selection of the pics he took.






Monday 11 February 2019

Valentine's Day Thursday B Walk

This Thursday, 14 February, is a Valentine's Day B walk special. Our Thursday B walks are usually rugged mountain walks and this one is no exception, but there'll be a little touch of love to it in honour of St Valentine's Day. It leaves the Park Hotel in Dungarvan at 12pm and it's a new route led by Michael Daly. Walkers are instructed to supply their own chocolates and roses.

Saturday 9 February 2019

Comeragh Crossing Registration Open

We're delighted to announce that you can now register online for the Comeragh Crossing, which is taking place on Saturday 6 July 2019. Once again, we're raising money for our three charities, West Waterford Hospice, South East Mountain Rescue and Dungarvan Lions Club.

Kilgobinet Sports Club will be hosting us again, and this will be the gathering place for the walk and the place where you'll enjoy your meal and wash afterwards. Our walks are also priced the same as last year, with our Comeragh Crossing, Challenge and Nire walks priced at €35 and our Kilbrien walk priced at €20.

If you like the sound of these walks, visit the Comeragh Crossing section of our website to get more information about the walks and register online.


Sunday 3 February 2019

February 2019 Newsletter



Sympathies to Eileen Dalton



We at Dungarvan Hillwalking Club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Eileen Dalton on the loss of her daughter Helen over Christmas. We would like to reassure Eileen that she and her family are in our thoughts and prayers.



Sligo Weekend Update



The Sligo weekend away has now changed to 17 and 18 May to facilitate club members who are attending communions of family members. We will be staying in the Sligo Southern Hotel and the price is €140 for two nights’ B&B and evening meal. If you want to stay an extra night, it costs €25. There is also a single supplement per night. If you’ve put down your name to go, payment is due by 5 March. If you haven’t put down your name yet and you’d like to go, please contact Mary Murphy on 087 227 3825, as places are in high demand.



Croatia Holiday Update



Twenty-one people have signed up to go on this year’s club walking holiday to Croatia in the first week of October. This year, the holiday is being booked through The Travel Department. Ronagh Baumann has done sterling work in organising this holiday and has negotiated a reduced baggage charge. This brings the total price for the holiday to €950 if you book through Ronagh. So, if you’d like to go on the holiday, please contact Ronagh on 087 7986753 to avail of this reduced rate.



Comeragh Crossing Event Is Up



The New Year is now well established and at this time of year, thoughts turn to the Comeragh Crossing, which happening on 6 July 2019. The event notice has gone up on Eventbrite, and in plain English, that means you can now register online for the event. Click here to register, or if you’re looking at the paper version, go to www.eventbrite.ie and search for Comeragh Crossing.



If you have any news you think you’d like the club to hear about, please contact PRO Derbhile Graham, derbhile.graham@gmail.com.