05
Jun-2014

Sun ‘Set’ on Strickeen

Celebrate a bit of Kerry Rí-Rá  with an evening climb on the summit of Strickeen.  Dance a Kerry Set on this Charity trek in aid of Kerry Parents and Friends, departs at 7.30pm from Kate Kearney’s Cottage.

Strickeen is part of  MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range, at 440m, it follows a path to the top until an ancient cairn/ritual greets the walker. Struicín means ‘little peak’ or ‘crested ridge’, with a prehistoric Cairn on the summit. The track zig zags and winds up to a boggy summit. Here is where the ‘craic’ begins – Walkers will be asked to dance an entire Kerry Polka on the summit, just bring a tin whistle and a bodhrán! Musicians at the ready.

(donation goes direct to the chosen charity)

Date: 9th of June 2017
Grade: Easy/Moderate
Duration: 2 hours
Time: 7:30pm
Price: Donations in aid of the ‘Bus Fund’ for Kerry Parents and Friends. The charity Kerry Parents and Friends has played an enormous role in the lives of families in Kerry.
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*All images courtesy of Valerie O’Sullivan. All Rights Reserved.

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  • Mairead Murphy

    Want to book in for the Strickeen walk , don’t need to book accommodation.

  • Lilly Smuul

    Interested!

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