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Walk 12 June 17th ’18 Carlingford and Slieve Foye.

An early start at the Regency Hotel (Re-named with a totally forgettable nome de guerre and now and forever referred to as the Shoot out Hotel) in Upper Drumcondra, saw John Cruise, Ken Keaveney and Hugh Sweeney brave the grey day with their show of optimism. Whilst waiting quayside in Carlingford for the arrival of Patricia and Rob we engaged with a group of lively talkative walkers who were recommending that we join them on a greenway walk to Omeath and back, some 14 Kilometers. They went by the name of the Loopers Group and we hope to catch [...]

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walk 11 Mullaghcleevaun via Carrigshouk.

John Cruise, Ken Keaveney, Pat Loughrey, Dermot Gunn, Tom Barragry and Hugh Sweeney turned up at the small car park beneath Carrigshouk. Pat Cashin phoned us from Djouce where he was doing an early morning walk about before visiting a nursing home. We walked the road to the sheep pens entry and followed the easier track up the other side of Carrigshouk. At the summit of the track three Lugs, in fear of loosing height, bore right and summited Shouk and then set off for Mullaghcleevaun. They were eventually joined by John Cruise who had seen off Pat Loughrey [...]

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Message From The Grand Master

Grand Master Hugh Sweeney 2017/18   When it was suggested that I become the Grand Master I was both surprised and conflicted. Surprised because I had never thought of myself in that role, and conflicted because I would much rather have my friend of fifty five years standing, out walking with me in the mountains, than be the Grand Master without his company.   On further consideration I accepted the privilege in the hope that I might be of use in preserving the ethos of the brotherhood, which I had come to deeply appreciate and barely understand.   There [...]

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