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Winter Solstice

Let’s celebrate Winter Solstice with a hike and a lake swim at Lough Bray Upper. Meeting at 11am at GPS 53.174745,-6.2921966 But what is Winter Solstice? The winter solstice, hiemal solstice or hibernal solstice, also known as midwinter, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly. The winter solstice […]

Barnaslingan Hike

Barnaslingan is a 238 metres high hill in County Dublin, Ireland. It is most noted for the geological feature known as The Scalp that lies to the west of the summit. We will meet at 11am at the car park. We will hike clothed until we are sure not to cause offense in the least […]