Lir Challenge

This the Lir Rockhoppers challenge for 2010!! This is a big one. Myself and Marcus have already spent 100 hours organising this so I want everyone to partake! You guessed it! it is a drunken treasure hunt around Dublin’s fair city; Date: 13th March 2010 Meeting Point Rockhoppers: The Odeon, Harcourt Street: Time 2.30 pm Lir: Whelans, Wexford Street: Time 2.30pm All teams should comprise of four members, have a team name and a team Read more…

Uganda 2006

After months of planning we, Mairead, Paula & Niall headed off to the wild-water of Jinja, Uganda. You would imagine with all the pre-planning one of us would have the address of where we were to take a taxi to from Entebbe Airport – oh no, there we were after a days travelling, not without its own traumas, 3-paddies with kayaks dumb-founded when asked by our enthusiastic taxi-man ripe for a $100 fare “where are Read more…

Scotland 2004

Scotland is quite simply great for Kayaking. The Highlands, Lowlands and the Borders are three distinct areas offering a diversity of rivers. However, most of the best rivers are North of the Highland boundary fault – a line running north-west from Loch Lomond past Stirling, Perth and up to Aberdeen. The Scottish Whitewater Guidebook covers some 200 rivers, and most of these are located here. There are Motorway and Dual Carriageway links to all these Read more…