Teas crua ar Chruachán!

The summer hillwalk took us up to Cruachán in the Comeraghs, just north of Dungarvan. After meeting to car-pool, we were all assembled, counted and given our “marching orders” by Clare Shelley, before heading for the hills, ably led by Veronica Curran.

It was a hot day! The tecchies among us recorded 27C at the base, and 19C at the summit. Plenty of water and frequent rests were essential, as was liberal application of sunblock. But the views were worth the hard work.  Veronica pointed out An Fear Bréige and an older telecommunications mast on the distant hills. From the top of Cruachán we had a 360 degree view of the surrounding hills and coastline.

Thanks to Liam McGrath for the wonderful photos.

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Well-earned rest.
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Happy hikers.
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Higher, much higher than the mast!
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Make sure to cover up well!
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On the descent.

 

Bravissimi!

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Our choir have recently returned from a very successful and enjoyable trip to San Marino! Don’t they look swell in those summer outfits? A picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures can’t capture the beautiful music, but we know they did us proud!

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In full voice.

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Bello San Marino

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Time to explore.

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Checking out the “negozii”.
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You are here!

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They also serve who only stand and wait!
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Fame at last!

Thanks to Mary Fitzgerald for the lovely photos.

June Calendar


Friday 2nd: Social Coffee morning. Clayton Silversprings Hotel. 11 a.m.

Thursday 8th: Amblers walk in Garrettstown. Meet at 11 a.m Speckled Door.

Friday 9th: Spring/summer meeting followed by lunch. Oriel House, Ballincollig. 11.30 a.m.  Billy Sheehan, General Secretary will attend.

Wednesday 21st: Hillwalkers. Hike in Comeraghs. E-mail will issue in advance to Hillwalkers. Contact any committee member for more info.

 Thursday 29th: Garden visit. Hester Forde’s garden is in full bloom! Visit at 2pm. 15, Johnstown Park, Glounthaune, Co. Cork. Donations accepted for the Irish Pilgrimage Trust.

Drama to continue as arranged.

The Choir is on summer holidays.

As usual, all events are subject to confirmation by Text Message.