Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Walk Report #16 Sun 12th August 2018 2 Rock & 3 Rock via the Stonecutter’s path.

Weather dull and misty; distance 6Km Climb 280m Before publishing the programme of walks for the second half of the 2018 season The Grand Master had asked some members to nominate a walk that they had enjoyed in the past and this Stonecutter's path walk was the selection of Bro. Stephen McDonagh. We thought that he might have accompanied us but, on reflection, he was probably recuperating from the effects of a severe beating inflicted on the ‘Wegians by a dominant Dubs team the previous day at Croker (a la Sky Sports) Park. Ah well, as his and all [...]

By | August 19th, 2018|Categories: Walking|Comments Off on Walk Report #16 Sun 12th August 2018 2 Rock & 3 Rock via the Stonecutter’s path.

Walk #15 Sunday 29th July 2018 Tonlagee

Weather:  Dull and misty.   As I loaded my gear in the car on Sunday morning before making my way to Ballinteer I questioned my sanity. Rain was falling softly and the cloud-base seemed to be almost within touching distance. The further I drove the stupidity of my action became more evident, the rain was pelting down by now and it seemed impossible that anyone else could be as silly as me. Imagine my surprise then, as I drove into the car park at Ballinteer, to be met by John Cruise sitting in his car and already studying the [...]

By | August 11th, 2018|Categories: Walking|Comments Off on Walk #15 Sunday 29th July 2018 Tonlagee

Walk Report Sun 1st July 2018 Lugnaquilla.

Weather sunny  distance 10Km  Climb 374m Who in their right mind would expect a day in the middle of an Irish Summer to be a warm summer day and not chucking it down with rain? Well, whoever chose the first day of July to go to the top of the highest mountain in Leinster must have been in his right mind this year because he certainly got it spot on, it was tropical and not a single cloud in sight. Fortunately we were forewarned and each had a plentiful supply of liquid refreshment on board. Four Brothers John Cruise, [...]

By | August 4th, 2018|Categories: Walking|Comments Off on Walk Report Sun 1st July 2018 Lugnaquilla.
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