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April 12, 2017

Killary Bursary - Expedition to Chadar

Information on the first recipient of the Killary Bursary Mike Dzikowski and his trek into the Chadar valley in Northern India.


September 30, 2016

We're hiring!!

Looking for a change in your life? READ ON....


June 30, 2016

End of Spring start of Summer

What happens when Spring gives way to Summer.


May 10, 2016

May time Good time

Staff part in Finney and then update on our Green energy policy


April 21, 2016

Dublin to Wales and back

Running in Dublin, surfing in the Welsh mountains and how do you replace an indestructable Hilux?


March 30, 2016

Learning to Fly

Paragliding in Spain plus efforts in green living back home.  Gollowed by a grand stretch in the evenings.


March 15, 2016

March Madness

Goings on in March so far and plans for the year.  Plus our award from the Small Firms Association of Ireland!!


February 29, 2016

“Don’t let that story define who you are....

I am writing this post from the Himalayan foot hills of Nepal


January 20, 2016

New ideas in 2016

Exciting rebuild of our Sky Frames and Zip wire followed by some of our plans for 2016


December 17, 2015

2015 year in review

2015 year in review 

And our nomination in the Small Firms Associaiton of Ireland awards 2015


November 4, 2015


Looking back over the seaon and looking forward to a winter of training and fun.  Winter is a great time to be in Connemara.


June 29, 2015

North of Disko II

Jamie Young our co-founder attempted to sail to Greenland again in 2015 but was unsuccessful due to weather and machinery here is latest thoughts a week after it is over.


June 8, 2015

June is here

Almost ready to set sail and summer fun is here


May 18, 2015

We won an Award

We are very proud to win the European Sports Summit National Innovation award for the founding of Gaelforce Events on its 10 yr anniversary.  Mona and Shane collecting the trophy from Irish rugby captain Paul O'Connel


May 7, 2015

As May begins

Congratulations to us on being shortlisted for the National Innovation award at the European sports summit.  Plus a recap of everything that we have been up to over the winter!


April 22, 2015

Has Summer arrived

Musings on kids and technology plus the annual rebirth of Connemara in Spring


April 10, 2015

It's all over now!!

Coming to the end of 4 months training it is happy yet sad to see the end of the Devizes to Westminster kayak race.  Now what will I do with all the spare time.


April 1, 2015

It has arrived

The Devises to Westminster race is coming up again and yours truely is setting himself up for a long night's paddling.


March 20, 2015

March and it is all Kicking Off

A week in which everything grows closer but there is still time to go out and have some fun.


March 11, 2015

New season arrives

Our first school group of the year arrives and we welcome in the new staff members who will help you enjoy your time in Killary


February 18, 2015

Lent is about taking something up.

Lent is not a time for holding back but a time for new learnings, also new arrivals in Killary and Young family success


January 29, 2015

The Weather

I am going to do what every self respectiing Irish person does when they are stuck for conversation, talk about the weather!


January 14, 2015

January blues

My ramblings on January blues here in Killary and how we all just need something to aim for to keep us on straight and narrow.


January 7, 2015

New Year's and Christmas

Some thoughts on digital detox and moving forward into 2015.


December 11, 2014

Launch of NOD II: 2015 Expedition to Greenland

Jamie Young to launch return expedition to Greenland in 2015 - North of Disko II.


November 27, 2014

Guest blogger

An adventurous life in the west for an east-coast girl!


November 21, 2014

November is good!!

Wind turbine almost ready to fly, running in the Connemara mountains, Kayak trainnig is go!


November 14, 2014

November and its getting colder

November chill in the air so we need a good party to warm the cockles up.  Enter Mona and Marks wedding day!!


November 6, 2014

Finally the rain has arrived in Connemara

About time that there was enough water in the river to go for a paddle.  Plus Obstacle racing fun