Lecture Series - James Forrest - A Tale of Many Peaks

Date: 23rd/24th/25th January 2019
Venue: 23rd Jan Dublin
24th Jan Thurles
25th Jan Newry

Adventurer and travel writer James Forrest, 35 completed the Vandeleur-Lynams list of 273 peaks in Ireland within 2 months.   The expedition is believed to be the first continuous ‘single round’ of the mountains of Ireland. He has also set a record for climbing all 446 mountains in England and Wales in just six months in 2017.

The talk will be about the trials and tribulation he faced  during his successful solo challenges including battling against torrential rain and gale force winds during Storm Ali of his successful solo and unsupported challenges in particular his expedition of walking over 1,000km in his mission to stand atop all 273 600m high mountains across Ireland and Northern Ireland.


The event will run over three days in three different counties:


23rd - Dublin – Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

24th - Thurles – Horse & Jockey Hotel Thurles, Kilnoe, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

25th - Newry – Mourne Country Hotel, 52 Belfast Rd, Newry BT34 1TR, UK.


Starts @ 19:30

Tickets €5 Members €10 non-members


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