Explore The Magical Southwest For A Good Cause

If you would like to explore lakes and fells   of the Killarney outback while supporting a good cause then put April 7 to 9 in your diary. These are the dates for the 20th Anniversary Kerry Charity Challenge, which every year attracts over  150 walkers to Killarney.   The event is open to all and there is a choice […]

Complete an Ancient Pilgrim Path this Springtime

How would you like to complete one of Ireland’s oldest and most revered pilgrim paths this spring, while also supporting a good cause? You now have such an opportunity on the 18th Annual Kerry Charity Challenge which takes place fromFriday, April 4 to Sunday, April 6, 2014 in the Skellig Hotel, Dingle, and supports the cause […]

Social Climbing for a Great Cause – The Kerry Charity Challenge

Good news for all lovers of the outdoors! The 17th annual Kerry Charity Challenge goes ahead as usual from April 12 to 14 and is based in lovely setting of the Castlerosse hotel, Killarney. The event was the brainchild in 1997 of Moneygall man Michael Sutton and Thurles mountain climber John G O’Dwyer.  It has gone ahead every year since and is aimed at raising money for […]

Kerry Charity Challenge

Photograph shows Catherine Dwan, Holycross at the head of almost 30 climbers who ascended Carrauntoohil for their  first time on the recent  Kerry Charity Challenge in aid of  visually impaired people. The climb was led by Winnie Flynn, John G O’Dwyer and Tom Lysaght. There was also excellent walking in great weather conditions on Hungry […]

Mid Tipp Hillwalkers Tough Climbing in Scotland

Reports from  Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers winter climbing expedition to Scotland suggest the event was another  great success. On day one  Ray Creaney  and  Mary Power ploughed upwards  through deep snow, sub-zero temperatures, gale force winds and white-out conditions to lead 10 first time climbers to Ben Nevis summit – the highest point on these islands with the photograph above showing  the Ben Nevis climbers enjoying […]

Denise Ryan from ‘Operation Transformation’ Conquers Carrauntoohil

Following her very popular appearance on the RTE ‘Operation Transformation’ programme last year Denise Ryan, Borrisoleigh is still on her journey to good health and regular exercise. Recently she completed ‘The 14th Annual Kerry Charity Challenge’ (in association with Mid Tipp Hillwalkers). This involved ‘The Carrauntoohill Challenge’ by climbing to the top of Ireland’s highest mountain […]