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2011-10-22 09:58:45
Barry Dalby of East-West Mapping at WAI
As mentioned in our last newsletter, the first meeting of the new WAI Winter Talks series will be:
Weds 26th Oct 8pm 'Mapping the Dublin & Wicklow Hills' by Barry Dalby of Eastwest Mapping.
Barry will outline a lifelong interest in maps and survey and describe some of the processes involved in the recent production of mapping for the Wicklow hills.

Venue: St Olafs GAA Club, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18
(If you haven't been there before it can be a little hard to find. There will be direction signs.
Take a look at the directions here: http://www.walkersassociation.ie/node/36030
Note: it's very near to junction 13 of the M50 as well as the Luas)

Further meetings are planned for this season including:

Wednesday 23rd November: 8pm
Talk on Walking in Slovenia by Denis O'Connor: Venue St Olafs

Jan 2012,
Hillwalkers Quiz in association with the Wayfarer.

Feb 2012,
Presentation from MountainViews (to be confirmed)

All are welcome.
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