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Orienteering in Trinity College Dublin

Dad told us that Dublin University Orienteers had a course set up for Sunday in Trinity College Dublin so we all got the DART into town on a nice sunny morning.

Ticking off Tick Nock

We were in Marlay Park for some fun in the playground when Dad pointed out Three Rock mountain behind us in the clouds. We had seen it before from our other hikes but didn’t realise it was this close to Marlay. So after a bit of lunch in Taylor’s we drove up to the carpark …

Topping the Sugar Loaf

A nice crisp January morning and we were all set to go for a hike. We wanted to do the Little Sugar Loaf before doing the Big Sugar Loaf but Dad explained that the Little on is on private land belonging to an estate so we couldn’t. Big Sugar Loaf it is! You get to …

32 in 32 – Our Big Challenge for 2017 / 2018

In a outdoor magazine recently our Dad was reading us the story about Dillon Lynch who at 9 years of age completed the 32 highest peaks in each of the 32 counties in Ireland.

Dad says, “With Rachel 8 until December and Ruaidhri 7 until February 2018 the kids decided this was to be our challenge for the coming year. Their own ambition is leading them.”

Watch this space! 🙂