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NYC Walking Group – Next Outing April 3rd

The next walk will be on Sunday April 3rd.

Meet at Rathmichael (Shankill) Church of Ireland Church at 2pm (yes 2 o’clock!) for a walk up Carrickgolligan and the Lead Mines chimney.

There will be the usual circular towards the end of the month.

Brilliant Day for Golf in Blainroe

A Perfect Day……………….
On Friday 18th March, 30 of the golfers from the National set out to Blainroe Golf Club, with a mixed weather forecast in the back of our minds, and high hopes that the ‘scattered occasional showers spreading from the south’ would not materialise.  On reaching Blainroe, the bright sunshine made the Club look more […]

NYC Golfers head for Blainroe on Fri 18th March

Blainroe is in superb condition

It is many years since I last played this beautiful course, but driving by last year, I was taken with the way the course has developed. The trees have grown wonderfully well, and the greens have apparently been re-architected.

It is in a spectacular location, right on the sea, just a […]

NYC Walking Group Report

We had a great walk last Sunday (6th March) as evidenced by the photo (courtesy of Barry MacNeaney)

To those of you who came, thank you for making it a success and to those who didn’t, maybe you will come on the next walk on April 3rd

Details:  We will be meeting at 2pm (yes 2pm) at […]

NYC Walk 6th February – UPDATED

The February walk will take place next Sunday 6th February, meeting at Luggala car park on the R759 overlooking Lough Tay (map reference 169/075 sheet 56).  This car park is about 3/4 mile past the Pier Gates on the right and is signposted Wicklow Way

Directions:  Turn right off the N11 in Kilmacanogue travelling up through Rocky […]

Preston Ball Auction Night – 14th January

The evening started with the final of the McWilliams Competitions, a two frames match between Basil McAlister and Kevin Blake.  With Kevin slightly ahead in both frames going into the colours, a very determined Basil came from behind and clinched the match with a very fortunate, (I mean skillful) black to win.  The Handicap Secretary has […]