With a final push, the cross on the summit was reached. This was a first time climb to the top for some of the more ‘mature’ participants!! After pausing to get their second wind it was all downhill. Literally! The group headed back to the base camp where lashings of hot tea and fresh brown bread were laid on. Talk about manna from heaven!! The chatting even started up again!!
Denise and the gang will be undertaking the climb again next Sunday at 9.00a.m. So, if you fancy a morning of chat, fun, fresh air, exercise and of course the tea and brown bread, rise bright and early and join in for the crack!! If you take few steps or complete the climb you’ll feel all the better for it! To get to “base camp” follow the yellow arrow signs from Summerhill Cross. Fair play to Tom Kenneally for all his help, support and hospitality to Denise and to all who join her in the Devil’s Bit climb every Sunday morning.
Tom Kenneally shows the ‘would-be mountaineers’ how to warm up properly with some of his unique moves!
Denise warms up with a few stretching exercises before the Sunday morning climb with encouragers and supporters
Left right – left right – left right!
Lucia Ryan, Nancy Lynch and Anna Ryan making their way to the top of the Devil’s bit (ahead of everyone else or behind everyone else – we’re not sure!!!)
A beautiful early morning view from the top of the Devil’s bit
On the phone again Paula?!!!
Paula Ryan making contact with ‘base camp’ during the final push for the summit!
Bird’s eye view!
Another early morning view from the top
Well done Denise!
Well done Clíodhna!
Clíodhna Bourke, winner of the Recitation in the Munster Final Scór na nÓg with her parents Philly and Mary
This could be your car!!!
Happy Birthday Ciara
Ciara Murray of Gurteeny who celebrated her 8th birthday party last Saturday 24 Jan. is seen here with her friend Aoife Max, her brother Bryan and Seán Max at an unofficial birthday bash at Aoife’s house on Tuesday 27 Jan. Ciara spent her actual birthday at the cinema in Nenagh watchin ‘Beverely Hillbillies Chi-Wow-Wow’ and later dining out at McDonalds with friends, but her unofficial party was with her best friend Aoife! Next year she’ll be nine!!!
Seán Max takin some time out to relax during Ciara’s birthday celebrations at his house
Interested in going to Lourdes in June?
Application Forms are now available for booking places on this year’s diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes.
We wish Ida a very speedy recovery as she works her way back to walking fitness after her recent little mishap!
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