It’s always nice to be the first name on a new trophy and the club had that honour on Friday night – being crowned Donegal’s first Riding Club of the Year. The new plaque was handed over to our chairman Pauric at the Dinner Dance in Gallaghers Hotel. Gracious as always, he then took the trophyContinue reading “Victory on the menu at brilliant Dinner Dance”
Another year almost down! Our club’s annual general meeting takes place each year in early November, ahead of the Western Region’s AGM. This year we’re sticking to our familiar Friday evening social format in Tir na nOg. Everybody is encouraged to attend. It only works if the membership turns up and we have the opportunityContinue reading “Annual General Meeting approaching fast: Friday 7 November”
As always, the clubs take it in turn to run the legs of the Northwest League. This time Letterkenny is in charge of the first leg this coming weekend so we need to be tuned in to things early. Dates for this year’s edition of the much-loved league are as follows: Sundays 4 and 18 OctoberContinue reading “Dates for Autumn League and Dinner Dance”
What happens in Bundoran stays in Bundoran… or so we thought. The tales of Paddy’s missing trousers, Hazel’s Brown Eamon, Marina’s thoroughbred cob and Damien’s late night sleepwalk have already travelled north of the gap. So there is no need for Omerta. Louise captured all the memorable moments – or so we thought – on herContinue reading “What happens in Bundoran…”
Never let it be said that the members of Letterkenny Riding Club shirk an opportunity to broaden their minds. Last Friday evening saw a sizeable group of them following the hops to Kinnegar Brewing in Rathmullan where Libby, Rachel and Louise explained to a very receptive audience just how that magical liquid, beer, comes into being. TheContinue reading “Nothing like a little education with your birthday cake and beer”
Where do I start – the wrestlers in lycra or the wall. They both had the ladies in a sweat. More on the men in pink in a moment but first the 12 members who made the journey to Derry on Friday for a mystery evening all rose to the challenge and what a challenge.Continue reading “Social climbers: Enda reveals all”
It was by all accounts the best ever Carrickfinn fire! A million thanks to Damien for organising yet another weather-resistant weekend in one of the finest spots on the planet. Pictured below: Damien warms his tootsies. See more photos in the gallery.
Any sane person looking out at today’s weather wouldn’t even countenance the thought of camping at Carrickfinn in 10 days’ time. Luckily we live on the Atlantic seaboard so it’s likely to be sunny and springlike again in the morning. Our annual pilgrimage to the Rosses takes place earlier than usual this year to avoidContinue reading “The road to Carrickfinn”
Perfect weather, a fantastic challenging course, beautiful riding and driving conditions and lots of success combined to make Flowerhill 2015 a vintage renewal of the best loved event on the calendar. Congratulations to Denis and Dawn on their 3rd place in the AP Pairs, to Leo and Marina who landed the prized red rosette in theContinue reading “Magnificent Flowerhill”
This Friday’s bowling night has been postponed because the hall is unavailable. Happily Tanya and Cecil have promised to rearrange our annual excursion to Ramelton for another night.