Weekends Away

The Autumn Challenge.

The Gods smiled and the sun shone on our annual Autumn Challenge in the Burren last weekend (12-14 October 2012) as 105 participants enjoyed the conditions walking, rock-climbing and caving. The weekend raised funds to support activities Irish Guide Dogs Association and the Irish Council for the Blind, and among those who participated were eight…

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Other Activities

Pilgrim Trails Book Launch

The new Collin’s Press guidebook to the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland by John G O’Dwyer was launched by broadcaster and hillwalker Jim Finn on Wednesday, March 27, in the Watermill, Slievenamon Road Thurles before a full house. The keynote address was delivered sublimely by vastly experinced pilgrim trail walker, Father Tomas O’Connell. There was also…

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Devil’s Bit Walk

Many couples will choose a traditional form of entertainment, such as a wedding singer, a wedding band or perhaps a disc jockey, when planning entertainment for a wedding reception. Music, as a form of entertainment for a wedding party is a must, but what about the guests who do not dance? These should also be…

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