J.B. Malone Memorial Walk

The J.B. Malone Memorial Walk took place last weekend. For those of you who don’t know who that is, J.B. Malone was a long distance walking officer who set up the route from Rathfarnham in Dublin to a little village in Clonegal, Co. Carlow which became known as the Wicklow Way. He became a life member of An…

Dawn Chorus Weekend

An Óige in partnership with Birdwatch Ireland is offering a unique opportunity to experience the dawn chorus on the weekend of 18 and 19 May. The dawn chorus occurs when songbirds sing at the start of a new day. This is most noticeable in spring, when the birds are either defending a breeding territory or trying to attract a mate. In a given location,…

Hiking weekends

If you like a bit of a challenge, there is the start of our Four Provinces Adventure Weekends to uncover the Hidden Ireland. This is the first of four special weekends aimed at unveiling some of the best walks in Ireland or Britain to give you an adrenalin rush of adventure. It all starts in…