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August 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Outings 0

TPS Outing Tuesday, 31st July 2018

This Tuesday we will be heading to the Phoenix Park.

Needing little introduction the Phoenix Park covers 707 hectares with plenty to see.

We will meet at Molloys car park at 7.30pm sharp to carpool if necessary.

As usual keep in touch via the WhatsApp TPS Outings group!

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August 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Outings 0

TPS Outing Tuesday, 24th July 2018

This Tuesday’s trip is to Seapoint, Co. Dublin. Seapoint is a traditional swimming spot used by generations of Dubliners over many decades. At the north end of the beach there are a few slipways and steps with hand rails which lead into the water. Seapoint Martello Tower is located at the north end of the beach and was part of a network of 28 sites that were built to defend Dublin from Napoleonic invasion in the early nineteenth century and is a protected structure. The beach has received the International Blue Flag award for 2018.

We will meet at Molloys car park at 7.30pm sharp to carpool if necessary.

As usual keep in touch via the WhatsApp TPS Outings group!

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August 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Outings 0

TPS Outing Tuesday, 17th July 2018

This Tuesday’s trip is to Cabinteely Park. Cabinteely Park, which surrounds Cabinteely House, is an example of late 18th and early 19th century landscape. As with Marlay Park, the landscape of Cabinteely Park was highly influenced by Capability Brown, resulting in the natural appearance of the park. Ponds and informal clusters of trees draw attention to the natural lie of the land in order to give it depth.

We will meet at Molloys car park at 7.30pm sharp to carpool if necessary. Parking is available in Cabinteely House car park, which can be accessed either from Cornelscourt Hill Road (via M50) or the Bray Road.

As usual keep in touch via the WhatsApp TPS Outings group!

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August 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Outings 0

TPS Outing Thursday, 12th July 2018

We are organising a mini day trip to Baldonnel Airbase on Thursday, 12th July.

Trip may include: inside the hangers, meeting the fire service, meeting the bird control man. A huge thanks to Mark for facilitating us with this great opportunity to get some different shots.

We have to be at Baldonnel for 10.00am so we will meeti at Molloy’s for car pooling 9.15am.

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August 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Outings 0

TPS Outing Tuesday, 10th July 2018

This Tuesday’s trip is to the Great South Wall. The Great South Wall (also sometimes called the South Bull Wall) at the Port of Dublin, extends from the tip of the Poolbeg peninsula more than four kilometres out into Dublin Bay. It was the world’s longest sea wall at the time of its construction, and remains one of the longest in Europe. It faces the newer Bull Wall, and has one of a trio of port lighthouses at its end.

We will meet at Molloys car park at 7.30pm sharp to carpool if necessary. Parking at the South Wall is either at Shelley Banks car park or further on at the roadside. Meet up at the start of the walk out to Poolbeg Lighthouse.

As usual keep in touch via the WhatsApp TPS Outings group!

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August 10, 2018 by tpsadmin Outings 0

TPS Outing Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

This Tuesday we are heading to Carton House, which is located in a 1,100 acre parkland area in Maynooth. For two hundred years Carton House estate was the finest example in Ireland of a Georgian-created parkland landscape. In the 2000’s much of the estate was redeveloped into two golf courses and the house into a hotel complex.

Of interest is the iconic boathouse, Tom’s weir, Tyrconnell tower, Shell cottage, and the house itself which is a restored mansion. There is also a rich diversity of native animals and birds.

We will meet at Molloys car park at 7.30pm sharp to carpool if necessary.

As usual keep in touch via the WhatsApp TPS Outings group!

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