Tag Archives: Syria

Tough going but enjoyable – Syria hike

So we started off at mid-day, having checked the weather and realised it was going to be a wet morning, so we delayed the start time accordingly. We all agreed it was a good idea, having driven through sheets of rain to get to Crone car-park, not far from Powerscourt waterfall. But the clouds parted… Read More »

Hike in Aid of Syria Refugees

Schools have closed and health centres have shut down or become too dangerous for families to reach. The violence has also forced tens of thousands of Syrian children to flee their homes and seek shelter in neighbouring countries. Well over 120 000 people have fled to neighbouring countries, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Lebanon. The staff… Read More »

We raised over EUR2500!

Yes, we raised €2503.79 to be exact, that’s over twice our original target amount of €1000! So thank you for all the donations! Thankfully the Unicef Dublin office is just around the corner from us and they sell some nice gifts there too. So we paid them a quick visit to hand over all money… Read More »

New Horizons Charity Hike

We may have been very tired by the end of it, maybe even sore, but we definitely had fun! The day started off with bright sunshine but a bit of a chill in the air, expected for this time of year I suppose. After some of our party eventually took the left turn instead of… Read More »