The weather forecast was not conducive to an early start. Fortunately, it was not entirely accurate and the large group of members who turned out in the Phoenix Park was treated to a sunrise! It was probably too late for the rut proper but we did at least enjoy the fresh air and sight of the herds of Fallow deer. A very enjoyable morning was had by all.
Some images (click on an image to open in full-screen mode) from the outing can be seen below: