Irish History Being Brought to Life at The O’Brien Summer School Killaloe

First International Symposium ‘The Era of King Brian Boru’ 2-3 July 2016 At St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare   The O’Brien Summer School (TOBSS) is a new philanthropic, non-profit initiative that aims to make Irish history more widely accessible to all. Founded by Lord James O’Brien and Lady Cheryl O’Brien, its voluntary management team […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat, assisted a person whose 32ft cruiser grounded on rocks west of Scilly Islands, in Scarriff Bay on Lough Derg‏

At 19.26hrs, Saturday June 25, Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat was requested to launch by Valentia Coast Guard, to assist a person whose vessel had grounded on rocks west of the Scilly Islands, in Scarriff Bay on Lough Derg.  The lifeboat with helm Eleanor Hooker, Peter Clarke and Colin Knight on board, launched at 19.40hrs.  Winds […]

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers Group, the 15th Annual Kerry Charity Challenge

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers group took part on a recent caving expedition to the Burren area of County Clare. However, it’s strictly above ground all the way, for the groups big even – the 15th annual Kerry Charity Challenge which takes place in the Kenmare Bay Hotel on April 15/16/17. It   offers a choice of walks ranging   from a fully guided ascent of […]