Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Thoughts on ‘Trip-gate’

Is Teresa Wall going to walk away with 40k? Here's hoping the appeal judge will see sense. All walkers, whether on boardwalk or mountain track have a duty of care - look where you are putting your bloody feet! The good lady had just been on a long hike and we all know that it is harder to lift the auld leg when you are tired, especially when 60 years old. If she wins this appeal, it will be a disaster for all hillwalkers. UPDATE: High Court reverses €40,000 award to hill walker. Judge says "She was not looking [...]

By | December 10th, 2016|Categories: Editorial, Walking|Comments Off on Thoughts on ‘Trip-gate’

Sunday Walk: Cruagh Mountain from Bullaun Stone to Massey’s Glen. 27/11/16

Good turnout ( eventually! ). 11 Lugs out. 4 Lugs did the walk in reverse - typical Lugs! Weather cold and misty over Cruagh but cleared up later. Decided not to go down the boardwalk as planned but went directly down to the Cruagh Woods 'Loop'.  After our suss, Noel & G.M. cut out the walk down through Massey's Wood and went on to Ballinteer House to warm up the seats! The others joined later and all had a good post walk session. Verdict: A short walk but the vivid colours of the woods was a fine reward. [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Sunday Walk Report, Walk Report, Walks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Sunday Walk: Cruagh Mountain from Bullaun Stone to Massey’s Glen. 27/11/16
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