Archive for: June 2015

The Ring of Gullion’s new website launched

On a fresh May morning on the shores of Camlough Lake and at the foot of Camlough Mountain Chairperson of Newry Mourne and Down District Council Councillor Naomi Ballie officially launched the new Ring of Gullion website, www.ringofgullion.org, with Slieve Gullion Councillor Roisin Mulgrew and designer Paudie Fearon from Wibble Web Design & Development. The website revamp is part of The Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership, a Heritage Lottery Fund programme to conserve and enhance some of the Read more [...]

Celebrate our ancient past and Summer Solstice at the Killarney Walking Festival

Killarney Walking Festival, by nature of it’s location provides the most natural setting in the world to host any walking festival- now it’s 2nd year, and well rooted in the local calendar of events, the organisers will celebrate the Summer Solstice in a series of walking events. The Summer Festival takes Friday June 19th - 22nd, 2015. A weekend of long relaxing guided walks. The Festival Head Quarters is The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. Discover the hidden valleys, mountains, reeks, Read more [...]

Torches at the ready for Cancer Focus NI Moonlit Walk!

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is calling all walkers to challenge themselves to trek to the top of the highest peak in Northern Ireland – in the dark! The Slieve Donard Moonlit Walk will take place on Friday 5th June and all money raised will go towards helping local cancer patients and their families. Jillian Wallace, Challenge Events Officer for Cancer Focus NI, says, “This is a great event for any keen walkers out there as well as people looking for a new and exciting challenge. The Read more [...]