The Wayfarers Association Annual Blackstairs walk will take place on Saturday 18th May 2013.
The walk is a 30.5 Km. (19.0 Mile) mountain walk along the Carlow-Wexford border. The walk begins at Killanure (Grid Ref. S 890 537) off the R746 (previously L32) road from Bunclody to Kiltealy, and ends at Byrnes Pub in Glynn (Grid Ref. S 745 395). The walk involves a cumulative ascent of 1,670 metre and takes an average of 9 hours to complete. A certificate will be awarded to all those who complete or Read more [...]
In May 2013 leading, cancer charity Action Cancer is asking people to challenge themselves by climbing the four highest mountains in Ireland to raise vital funds for its services.
The 4 Peaks Challenge will take place over two weekends in May and will visit four Counties – Down, Wicklow, Kerry and Mayo - one in every province of Ireland.
The challenge will begin on 11th May 2013 by scaling Slieve Donard (Down) continuing the following weekend (17th – 19th May) with a climb up Lugnaquila Read more [...]