South East Mountain Rescue had a busy day last Sunday 25th January in the Comeraghs (The Club is extremely grateful for the dedicated volunteers of SEMRA) where coincidentally the Club was also walking – they were thankfully not involved in either incident; their report is below! The photo shows the rather misty scene on the […]
Daring rescuers save climbers stuck on frozen Carrauntoohill Trio of climbers became trapped on a narrow ledge about 210m from the summit http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/footage-shows-daring-rescuers-save-climbers-stuck-on-frozen-carrauntoohil-30935097.html
A number of club leaders are upskilling their first aid qualifications this week end with instructor Ronan Lenihan. Ronan’s relaxed teaching style, command of the subject matter and his vast experience with the Glen of Imaal Mt Rescue team has given the group a top quality Wilderness First Aid Level 3 course. The group covered […]
Indoor climbing at Awesome Walls (Finglas) and Gravity (Inchicore) have been regular training sites for some club members over the Winter months. The climbing group will travel to Calpe in SE Spain in early March. Some members plan to be in Awesome Walls on Thurs Jan 22nd and on Wed 28th from 5.00 onwards.
Colette and Micheál led a walk that focused on enhancing the groups navigation skills in suitably poor visibility. Erica and Liam who are currently doing the club’s Mountain Skills Course led the easy walk up Farbreaga having ‘recced’ the route earlier in the week with Colette
While the Shannon family were sleeping their house on the slopes of Mount Leinster in Carlow was bombed during World War II. At about 6.45am eight bombs were dropped near the village of Knockroe in South Carlow. The bombs appear to have been dropped in a straight line along the mountain slopes. The third bomb […]