Club Outing – Camargue

Club Outing – Camargue

In Mid-May 12 of us (9 members and 3 guests) travelled to this beautiful part of Provence wedged between the Petit Rhône and Grand Rhône and roamed by black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos. The Camargue is a wetland of salt pans, rice paddies and the most...
Club Outing – Saltees 2017

Club Outing – Saltees 2017

On the 10th June ten of the members went out to the Greater Saltee Island of Kilmore Quay in County Wexford to get pictures of the sea birds. Some of the members headed up on the 9th June to take pictures of the Hook Lighthouse. Unfortunately the weather was never on...
Club Outing – Dublin Falconry

Club Outing – Dublin Falconry

On 28th May we headed down to Dublin Falconry at Courtlough Shooting Grounds in Balbriggan. Unfortunately due to some confusion around the booking our attendance had not been confirmed and they had not prepared for our attendance. Consequently we were unable to really...
Club Outing – Killruddery House & Gardens

Club Outing – Killruddery House & Gardens

This Tuesday saw the mid-week outing head down to Killruddery House & Gardens. It was a wonderful sunny day and we managed to get a great variety of images. Unfortunately we were unable to get any images of the inside of the house. We’ll have to organise...
Club Outing – Mount Usher

Club Outing – Mount Usher

On the 6th May a group of 5 OffShoot members headed out to Mount Usher Gardens, located at Ashford in County Wicklow. The gardens were laid out in 1868 and they spread over twenty acres of land along the River Vartry. More than 5000 plant species can be found in these...
Club Outing – Wales

Club Outing – Wales

On 22nd April 5 members crossed the Irish Sea to Gigrin Farm in Wales where Red Kites are fed every day at 3pm. These are wild birds lured into a location and watching them swarm, swoop, feed, (and fend off the crows) is a fantastic experience. The nearby Elan Valley...

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