Madeira 2016

Following the trip to Madeira, we are compiling a selection of photos. Here’s a stunning slideshow!

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Pico Arieiro at 1810m, is the highest point of the island of Madeira.

Cabo Girao has the highest cliffs in Europe

Camara de Lobos is a lovely little fishing village, which was about 30 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

Santana Sao Roque do Faial is an impressive volcanic cliff.

Porto Moniz  Here, on the extreme north western point of the island, a huge sea water pool has been created by building a breakwater around it. Some of our group swam there.

November Events

The following events are planned for November:

4th. Friday: Social Coffee Morning. 11 a.m. Clayton Silver Springs Hotel.

Set Dancing class SMA Centre, Wilton.

10th. Thursday: Amblers’ Walk. Aghada & Rostellan. 12 p.m. Meet at Rosie’s. There will be lunch after the walk at Rosie’s. Please respond to text message to book.

11th. Friday: Set Dancing. (As above).

17th. Thursday: Health Insurance talk, by Dermot Goode. Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig at 2 p.m.

18th. Friday: Set Dancing. (As above).

23rd. Wednesday.

  • Remembrance Mass. 11.30 a.m. Church of Christ Our Light, Ballincollig followed by
  • 12.30 p.m. AGM at Oriel House, followed by
  • 1.45 p.m. Lunch at Oriel House.  €20. (BOOKING ESSENTIAL FOR LUNCH. Please reply to text when you receive it, if you wish to have lunch. ).

24th. Thursday: Camera Group meeting. SMA Centre, Wilton. 2.30 p.m.

24th. Thursday: Ramblers hike to Mangerton.

25th. Friday: Final Set Dancing Class.

26th. Saturday: Ballet evening. The Nutcracker by Ballet Ireland at Everyman Theatre, price €23.  Pre-theatre dinner at Gourmet Burger Bistro 5.45p.m. €20, plus gratuity.

All events are subject to confirmation, and will be notified by text message.

Our Set Dancing classes are proving very popular!