Author Archives: lorcanmcbride

How can we support our young people

I had a long, unexpected conversation with one of my colleagues today. It seems we all are experiencing the stress of the current third round of lock-down measures- and whatever your take on the science and the rationale behind lock-downs, its seems we can all unite in stress. Phhhhheeewwwww!!! While we have been forced to…

Hiking Tour Best Picos Experience

Fancy a Hiking Tour in one of the secret gems of Europe in 2020? Are you planning a relaxing break for next year? There is still time to make 2020 a really healthy one. A European Hiking Tour may be exactly what you need! In 2019 our hiking tour in the Picos de Europa National…

Sweet Summer Outdoors

Sweet Summer Outdoors This past 2 to 3 weeks have seen the outdoor activity season in Ireland begin. The summer weather has been sweet!.. and brought our countryside to life. With everything in full bloom, we are approaching mid-summer with pre-made tan-lines! It’s not hard to get out, and into the good weather. Recently, we…

This week: from Atlantic Swell to Community Frisbee

Swell Times.. This week our staff were asked to work with 2 local primary schools. The thought of 50 young kids descending on our base in St Columb’s Park House was a bit daunting but soon we had them cooking bread, finding leaves, navigating and playing outdoor games like no-one’s business. A week working with…

Night Kayaking experiences in Ireland

Bring on the Night: kayaking experiences in Ireland after dark Not long now ’til our next Moonlight Paddle! On  June 9th we dip our toes again into the night air and see what we can find. As the summer begins, the evenings stretch and the wonders of twilight erupt. We love night kayaking- and the…

  • Sign Up
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.