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Notice Board - Outings

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

January
28th Jan     Donadea Forest Park
53.346938884835524° N, -6.740970609072292° W
Parking @ €5 – coins only

February
18th. Feb   Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Horse ploughing & Country skills
11:00 - 16:00,

March
17th Mar St Patrick’s Day Parade

April
13th-15th Apr Trip to Dingle
The Camera Club is be making a return visit to Ballyferriter (Baile an Fheirteáraigh), located amid the rural heartland of West. This quaint village and its surrounding area is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Ireland; as well as the patchwork fields and the colourful vista which surrounds this village, this is an excellent location in which to savour true Irish culture and custom. Traditional Irish music and the Irish language, play a big part in Baile an Fheirteáraigh's appeal and there is much to do and numerous photographic opportunities available.

May
May 6th     Bluebells – Boyle – Derreen Woods - (53.983349, -8.200473)
Take N4. About 2km before Boyle take R285 on right towards Knockvicar. Pass Ardcarne Garden Centre. Woods on right.

June
1st -6th Jun DCC trip to Tuscany
The Camera Club is planning a return visit to the Italian Camera Club named " The Associazione Fotoamatori Francesco Mochi of Montevarchi " with whom the club is being twinned.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is looking for expressions of interest in attending a 5-day planned trip to Tuscany from Friday the 1st of June and returning on Wednesday, the 6th of June 2018 spending 3 nights in Montevarchi and 2 nights in San Quirico d'Orcia. Full details from Cathy, on request.

June 10th Dublin Zoo
Suggest we meet at ticket desk at 09:30
If we have 10 or more, then price is €14.20, otherwise it’s €17 – unless you’ve got a bus pass in which case it’s €13.20

June 21st. 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

Xth Jul Ballyferriter Races / Baile an Fheirtéaraigh
Beal Ban Races 2017
The horse and pony racing at Beal Bán beach take place annually at Ballyferriter, Co Kerry

August
7th & 8th Aug Stradbally Steam Rally

5th Aug Fleadh Cheoil - -Ennis

15th–20th Aug Connemara Pony Festival

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

18th Aug National Heritage Week

9th-13th Aug Puck Fair
31st Aug Harvest Time Blues 2018
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

September
1st Sep Lisdoonvarna Matchmaker Festival

? Sep Laytown Races

14th Sep Culture Night

25th-30th. Sep Hot air Balloon Championships – Waterford
It is all, of course, weather dependent

18th– 20th Sep National Ploughing Championships
Widely referred to as “the Ploughing Match” or simply “the Ploughing” this is rural Ireland’s biggest annual event by far.

23rd Sep-1st 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
12th-15th Oct Open House Dublin

17th-28th Oct Halfway Dead
Haunted House at Tooban
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 that’s just the beginning.

November

3rd Nov The Turf Warrior Challenge 2018
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.

? 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

? Nov Powerscourt Waterfall

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