CAROLS AT KNOCKMANY

Knockmany Walk December 2012

Knockmany Walk December 2012 Photo: © Michael Cullen

Just a quick note to apologise for the lack of daily posts recently. I was without a landline/broadband in Co. Monaghan for a week because a passing truck driver (apparently) brought down two 100m lengths of cable about half a mile away from me. Eircom had to order the replacement cable from the UK and so it was only yesterday that things got back to normal. I got a call from Vodafone on my mobile today to tell me that service had been restored. However I have been trying to shake off a chest infection so was not out and about yesterday.

Knockmany Walk December 2012 Photo: © Michael Cullen

Knockmany Walk December 2012 Photo: © Michael Cullen

This weekend I hope to take part in the annual mulled wine walk with Christmas carols at Knockmany, near Clogher and Augher in County Tyrone. We meet in the lower forest car park at 12:30pm. Clogher Valley walking club and Knockatallon ramblers organise the event.

Christmas carols & mulled wine at Knockmany  Photo: © Gregory Murphy

Christmas carols & mulled wine at Knockmany Photo: © Gregory Murphy

There is a small registration fee: the money is donated to two local charities. To give you an idea what it’s like and the lovely views that can be enjoyed of the surrounding countryside, here is a video made for the William Carleton Society of last year’s event.

Knockmany Walk December 2012 Photo: © Michael Cullen

Knockmany Walk December 2012 Photo: © Michael Cullen

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