Knockree Hostelling Trip (Manannán)

Manannán News

Manannán will be going on a hostelling trip on 13-14 February.


We will be meeting in Marlay Park (Grange Road car park) at 10:30 on Saturday 13 February, and hiking to Knockree Hostel. We will hike back to Marlay Park on Sunday, with expected pick-up at 15:00.



For directions to Marlay Park Grange Road car park, go to the following link:,-6.1469216/53.2785654,-6.2686791/@53.2774203,-6.2685611,17z?hl=en


Gear List:

Medication if required – must be brought to attention of Section Leader

Packed lunch for Saturday hike

Rucksack (lined with black sacks to keep contents dry)

Manannán hoodie (if Scout has one) and neckerchief

Hiking boots

Rain gear (top and bottoms)

Water bottle (min. 1 litre)

Warm clothing (hat, gloves, scarf, fleece)

Adequate clothing for 1 night stay (spare trousers, boxers, socks, t-shirt, jumper)

Hi-vis jacket

Tea towel (for watch)

Wash gear, towel


Mobile phones ARE NOT PERMITTED on this trip.



The total cost of the trip is €35, including the deposit of €10. We will collect the balance of €25 at the meeting on Friday 12 February.


If there are any queries, Scouts should contact their Watch Leader.

Please note that there will be no meeting on Friday 5 February as the Parents and Friends Committee are hosting a Quiz Night, to which all are welcome.

Go raibh maith agaibh.