Mount Everest from Everest Base Camp

Liz O’Callaghan – Trek to Everest Base Camp

Liz O’Callaghan Tackles the Trek to Everest Base Camp Liz, a member of the club for three years and a veteran of Kilimanjaro flew off last week on the first leg of her trip to Everest Base Camp.  There are actually two Everest Base Camps – Everest North Base Camp in Tibet at an altitude of […]

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New Committee

The New Committee

There was a large attendance at the Extraordinary General Meeting held at Nemo Rangers Hurling and Football Club on Wednesday, October 11th last. The purpose of the meeting was to elect the new committee.  The meeting was chaired by the outgoing Chairperson Donal O’Leary. Niamh Corcoran was appointed as Secretary for the meeting. There were sixteen members […]

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Nire Lakes, Nire Valley

Nire Valley Autumn Walking Festival

Nire Valley Autumn Walking Festival Weekend 13th – 15th October 2017 The 2017 Nire Valley Autumn Walking Festival weekend, now in its 24th year, offers some fantastic walking, great talking, excellent local guides and the company and comradery of like-minded friends. We have walks to suit everyone’s ability. Walk Grades ‘A’ Walks – for those that wish to scale the […]

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Tom Crean

Tom Crean Explorer Extraordinaire

Tue Oct 10th – Sat Oct 14th at 8.00pm Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer returns to the Everyman next week!  This is one of the most popular shows ever to grace our stage at the Everyman Palace Theatre. This amazing story of Tom Crean Explorer Extraordinaire continues to inspire and uplift. If you like tales of adventure then […]

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Slieve Donard at Sunrise

Four Peaks Challenge – Slieve Donard

On Friday, September 22nd,  a glorious autumn afternoon fifteen members left Cork to travel to Newcastle, Co. Down. They were off to take part in the 2017 Four Peaks Challenge – Slieve Donard.  The accommodation was at the Mountains of Mourne Country Cottages, Kilkeel, Co. Down. These comprise of seven fine old restored heritage holiday cottages in […]

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Ireland’s Iconic Mountains and Walks – The Coomloughra Horseshoe

The Coomloughra Horseshoe The Coomloughra Horseshoe, located in the McGillycuddy Reeks is one of Ireland’s classic ridge walks. It has all that hill walking can offer – magnificent views of mountains, lakes and ocean and challenging terrain with a small bit of scrambling and exposure. Perhaps most importantly it gives the opportunity to climb three […]

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AGM 2017

Annual General Meeting AGM 2O17

AGM – Wed Sept 20th, 2017 – Nemo Rangers GAA Club Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017 takes place on Wednesday, September 20th at 7.45pm in Nemo Rangers, Trabeg Sports Centre, South Douglas Road, Cork. All members should attend our forthcoming AGM. This is your opportunity to have an input into the future direction of […]

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Glenmalure Waterfall

August Bank Holiday in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow

August Bank Holiday Weekend Report  4th – 7th August 2017  –  Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow Glenmalure The Glenmalure August Bank Holiday Weekend Break from Friday 4th to Monday 7th August can only be described as a huge success with 32 hardy hikers traveling to the ‘Garden of Ireland’.  The military road from Laragh led us into […]

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The Macgillycuddys Reeks

High Peaks Challenge

Killarney’s Ultimate High Peaks Challenge is an exhilarating and unique one day event in which participants will self-navigate their way along a pre-planned route across the highest mountain range in Ireland – The majestic MacGillycuddy’s Reeks.  During this memorable day, participants will trek over 25km of wild and rugged mountain terrain ticking off many of […]

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The Sheep's Head Peninsula

Sheep’s Head Peninsula Walk

What a glorious day we had on Sheep’s Head Peninsula on July 16th last. The sun shone all day, the wind stayed away, the views were amazing and we had record numbers on the mountains. Our Moderate walk was 18km and began at 11.30am with a little coastline, stepping stones and an ancient Bardic school (see footnote). The […]

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