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Friday 18 October 2019

Sunday B and C Walk

Last Sunday, 13 October, the C walkers had a challenging C plus with John Power, which saw them ascend the Sugar Loaf. Veteran photographer Patricia Hurley was on hand to catch the action.



And the B walkers went on a moisture laden walk up Mahon Falls with Richard Dykes. Another veteran photographer, Michael Daly, took stunning pictures of waterfalls, amongst other views. 




Friday 11 October 2019

Hillwalking Club Holiday in Croatia

Every year, our club takes a holiday abroad, and it's always an epic occasion. This year, 22 club members went to Croatia on a trip organised by The Travel Department. Club Secretary Ronagh Baumann organised the trip, for which much thanks. She also took some photos that capture the stunning scenery the walkers enjoyed. They returned home on Friday 11 October after a week away.

Here are Ronagh's luscious pictures.





Friday 4 October 2019

Local Charities Presented with Cheques at AGM

We were delighted to present cheques to representatives of our three chosen charities at the club AGM on Tuesday 1 October. The cheques were for €1,7000 each and came from our events during the year, like the Mulled Wine Walk and the Comeragh Crossing.

Here's John Moran of West Waterford Hospice receiving their cheque. Outgoing chairman Tony Fitzgerald did the honours.


Erich Baumann accepted the cheque on behalf of Dungarvan Lions Club. 


And Richard Dykes accepted the cheque on behalf of South-East Mountain Rescue (SEMRA).



Photo credits: Peter Mangan