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NEWSLETTER MARCH 2019

 

MEMORIAL WALK in order to mark what would have been Jimmy Brosnan’s 60th. Birthday on Saturday 22nd. June – in aid of Milford Hospice and The Irish Cancer Society.
Meet at Riordan’s Public House, Holycross, Bruff at 12 mid-day. Refreshments served after walk in Riordan’s Pub.
Contact: Anne Barry – (086) 6034575. Eileen Hurley – (087) 9002152. Teresa Brosnan – (087) 9002534.

• It is proposed, with immediate effect, for EVERY Club Member to have Mountaineering Ireland (M.I.) Insurance in order to give the best possible Insurance Cover available
at a reasonable cost. Total cost of Walking Club Membership and M.I. Insurance is €40.00. Additional cost of €20 for M.I. Insurance will apply to current members who have already
paid €20 only Club Membership. If current members have M.I.Insurance with another Walking Club, their M.I. number needs to be given.
(New updated Membership Forms can be downloaded from Ballyhoura Bears website or from committee).

PLEASE NOTE that Universal Back Pack Cover with the Ballyhoura Bears Walking Club Crest on it, is available to purchase at a subsidised price of €5 to all club Members. You can
contact Deirdre Fitzpatrick on (087) 6569224.

TRAINING COURSES such as Mountain Skills 192, Navigation, Map Reading etc. are available through the Walking Club. Cost for Week-End Courses - €130.00 where the Walking Club will refund 50% of cost to participants on completion.
Please contact Mark Britton on (086) 1967141 for further details.

DETAILS OF EASTER TRIP AS FOLLOWS:

FRIDAY, 19th. APRIL:
(A) MODERATE WALK (Depending on numbers)
Contact Marion Wallis BEFORE TUESDAY 16th. April IF INTERESTED on (087) 6251194.

SATURDAY, 20th. APRIL:
(A) MODERATE -Grade 32 – 10am – Slieve Mish.
Length: 5 hrs.
Meet at Blenerville Service Station.
Marion Wallis – (087) 6251194.

(B) WALK – 10am – Dingle Way.
Length: 5 hrs.
Meet at Blenerville Service Station.
Deirdre Fitzpatrick – (087) 6569224.

SUNDAY, 21st. APRIL:
(A) MODERATE Grade 32 – 10am – Brandon.
Length: 5 - 6 hrs.
Meet at Cloghane Village.
Billy O’Donnell – (086) 2730571.

(B) WALK – 10am – Brandon.
Length: 4 - 5 hrs.
Meet at Cloghane Village.
Ted Hennessy – (087) 9465711.

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