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Notice Board - Outings

From time to time DCC will organise official outings and guided walkabouts for members.  These will be listed as "Official DCC Outings".    In addition to this Dublin Camera Club will list events around the country as suggestions likely to provide good photo opportunities for members. Unless specifically noted these are not official Dublin Camera Club outings.


June

            June 24th           Dublin Pride

At 1.30pm up to 50,000 people – on floats, in bands, in happy groups – will explode  out of Parnell Square in a riot of colour, music, glitter and sequins, to dance, sing and celebrate their way through the centre of the city to the Pride Village in Merrion Square

July     

            July 9th             Dublin Horse Show

                                    More than horses…

                                    Adullt €22; OAP €16

9th Jul              Ballyferriter / Baile an Fheirtéaraigh
Beal Ban Races 2017           12pm to 6pm

The horse and pony racing at Beal Bán beach take place annually at Ballyferriter, Co Kerry

18th July               Dun Laoghaire East Pier  Official DCC outing.

Meet at the Dun Laoghaire Dart Station at 7.30pm

August

5th & 6th Aug      Stradbally Steam Rally

13th Aug            Fleadh Cheoil - -Ennis

15th–20th Aug    Connemara Pony Festival

4th-6th Aug         Spraoi – International Festival of Street Arts – Waterford

19th Aug            National Heritage Week

10th-13th Aug     Puck Fair         

    15th August       Phoenix Park  Official DCC outing.

Details to follow.

September

1st-4th Sep         Harvest Time Blues 2017

Lovers of blues from all over Ireland and beyond converge on Monaghan in September for this festival which has grown in stature every year since it began

1st Sep-1st Oct   Lisdoonvarna Matchmaker Festival

5th Sep             Laytown Races

15th Sep            Culture Night

17th-22ns Sep   Hot air Balloon Championships – Waterford

                                    It is all, of course, weather dependent

19th-21st Sep     National Ploughing Championships 2017

Widely referred to as “the Ploughing Match” or simply “the Ploughing” this is rural Ireland’s biggest annual event by far.

           

30th Sep-8th Oct Ballinasloe Horse Fair

This is Ireland’s, and maybe Europe’s, oldest traditional fair and an annual gathering has taken place here since at least the time of the High Kings of Tara.

The main purpose of the fair is the sale of horses, and watching the hundreds of horse dealers gathered with their stock and doing business on the Fair Green is a highlight of the week

October

            13th-15th Oct      Open House Dublin

18th-28th Oct      Halfway Dead:

Haunted House at Tooban 2016

You’ll find yourself lost in a maze of corridors and rooms full of evil and madness. Corpses will come to life, there will be vampires and mutants and zombies and thats just the beginning.

 

28th Oct            The Turf Warrior Challenge 2016

The Turf Warrior challenge takes place on the banks of Killary Fjord, so for those watching it will be in glorious surroundings. Whether those taking part will fully appreciate the scenic beauty of the location is another matter.

November

            4th Nov              Annual Pilgrimage to Clochlea

  • Old bridge, tumbling water and woodland – perfect location to practice your “furry” water effects with golden autumn colours.
  • GPS Coordinates:         304894, 216594

18th Nov            Powerscourt Waterfall

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