Upcoming events include the Kerry Challenge in two weeks time (April 12-14). Climb Carrauntoohil or choose from a selection of five other walks. Just 18 places now left on this event. Details on the website, or from Michael Sutton 0864009989. A small group is heading to Scotland for a mixture of walking, scrambling and climbing for a week in May – details from Dan Condren.
The new Collin’s Press guidebook to the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland by John G O’Dwyer will be launched by broadcaster and hillwalker Jim Finn on Wednesday, March 27, in the Watermill, Thurles. The keynote address will be delivered by long time pilgrim trail walker Fr Tomas O’Connell. There will be a slideshow by the author featuring his journey along the Pilgrim Trails of Ireland, commencing with a drinks reception at 8.30pm.