Knockree hostelling (Manannán)

Manannán News

Manannán will be going on a hostelling trip on 25-26 February, staying overnight in Knockree Hostel on 25 February.


The troop will be meeting in Crone Wood car park at 1800 on Saturday 25 February. We expect to be back at the Grange Road car park in Marlay Park by 1600 on Sunday 26 February.



Crone Wood car park

Marlay Park Grange Road car park


Gear list

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

Packed lunch for Saturday evening – Scouts are asked to have had dinner before they go

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 deposit for this trip was €20. The remaining cost, to be paid at the Friday meeting on 23 February, will be confirmed for each Watch by the Watch Leaders.


Scouts should contact their Watch Leader with any questions.

Go raibh maith agaibh.