Travel & Training News

Monday, 20 September 2010 15:10

The Hope Counts Fashion Show Sept 23rd

“The Hope Counts Fashion Show takes place at the Crowne Plaza in Blanchardstown on September 23rd – featuring WeightWatchers Goal Members as models, in recognition of Teena Gate's 10-stone-weight loss during her preparations for the expedition to Everest later this month.  Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at…
157 thousand viewers tuned in to TV3’s Midweek programme to watch adventurer and explorer Pat Falvey and Teena Gates, Head of News at Dublin’s 98FM discuss the forthcoming Hope Challenge 2010 when Pat leads a group of celebrities to Everest Base Camp, and maybe beyond. The program was hosted by…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 15:17

Cill na Martra football club

Great day up Carrauntoohil with Cill na Martra gaelic football club. The lads were up for it as we blazed our way into the Hags Glen from cronins yard. The day was bright and fairly clear, very humid until we got some wind on our faces. We went for O'Sheas…
Navigation Skills Beginners course- The Why Here at the Pat Falvey School of Adventure, we encourage people to become self sufficient in the learning of all types of Skills to prepare people to take responsibility for looking after themselves in the great outdoors. We believe you owe it to yourself,…
Friday, 20 August 2010 16:01

Celebrity Expedition Hope Everest 2010

“Life is like a mountain, and we all have mountains to climb, we all have an Everest”. Pat Falvey, world-renowned adventurer and expedition Leader Press Release: The Hope Foundation launched its Celebrity Expedition HOPE Everest to an excited audience this evening at Basecamp Adventure and Travel Store, Dublin. Donal McIntyre,…
Friday, 13 August 2010 11:48

Peru Inca Trail-Trekkers Reports Aug 2010

In 2009, Frank, Derek & Louis guided by Jerry Walsh summitted Mt Kilimanjaro and here started their new love for adventures. This time around, joined by Derek's son Ciaran, they set off for a week's trek on the Inca Trail (Peru). We followed their progress as they trekked their way…
  Help the Hope Foundation “Life is like a mountain, and we all have mountains to climb, we all have an Everest” - Pat Falvey, world-renowned adventurer and explorer RTE presenter Rob Ross, Actor George McMahon, Fair City actress Jenny Kavanagh, 98FM Head of News, Teena Gates, and celebrated Irish…
Congratulations to Brian Booth, Damien McDonald, Patricia & Jenny Heavey who didn't let the weather dampen their spirits on 31st July. Pat led the group to the summit of Corran Tuathail with all reporting back that they really enjoyed the day and had a great climb! It was a busy…
Fergus O Gorman has eternal youth on his side with his positive attitude for Life. Still adventuring all around the world in his 70's and no sign of giving it up. Fergus is a member of our For Ever Young Club and is an inspiration to us younger adventurers that…
Monday, 02 August 2010 15:10

Suicide Aware Thanks Climbers for Support

On behalf of Suicide Aware, our very sincere thanks to all who took part in our annual climb with Pat. Despite the weather conditions, everyone completed the climb and the atmosphere was never dampened by the rain. The current economic climate did not discourage anyone and fundraising from the day…
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