March 13th 2017

When I established the forums in 2005 it was to offer a more richer web experience and greater functionality than the platform where we started this social adventure in 2003, Yahoo Groups. The forums were once a busy hive of activity and provided locals and visitors with a wealth of information just like the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook today.

It was a time where we didn't have the many social media platforms we have today, and it was a different time in terms of mobility and technology. There was no instant access to information, no Google Maps and a very limited base map on your GPSr. Mobile connectivity for me was a 9600bps Infrared connection from a Nokia to a laptop and in later times to a PDA using WAP.

As we moved into the social media era so did our forums users. Geocaching Ireland moved there too, and we have a thriving community on the Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group on Facebook. As a result, forum activity isn't what it used to be and I have taken the decision to disable new registrations to the forums and to make the forums read only so any information there can still be accessed.

The discussion hasn't ended, it has just moved. Join us on the Facebook Geocaching Ireland Discussion Group .

Donnacha

11th Sept 2008 in Lidl

Recommended On and Offline Retailers To Buy Your Gear. Announce Any Good Deals You May Know Of Here.

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11th Sept 2008 in Lidl

Post by johnrm » Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:16 pm

Thursday 11th Sept in Lidl...

Rucksacks
Socks
Digital and regular compasses
Trekking Jackets, Liners and Shoes
Binoculars
PMR Radios

http://www.lidl.ie/ie/home.nsf/pages/c.o.20080911.index

Taisce

Post by Taisce » Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:42 pm

Oh good! Thanks for the heads up :D

Donmoore

Post by Donmoore » Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:08 pm

If those treking socks are any good that is a decent price.

I go through socks like nobody's business.

snoopyandmickey

Post by snoopyandmickey » Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:58 pm

Doubt it. Smartwool is the only way to go.

Kili or bust

Post by Kili or bust » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:29 pm

Thats one for each foot!!! :D :D :D

The Windsockers

Post by The Windsockers » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:34 pm

Nah he's like the 33 bus they always come in pairs :roll:

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3rd Sept 2009 in Lidl

Post by dino » Sun Aug 30, 2009 12:05 pm

johnrm wrote:Thursday 11th Sept in Lidl...

Rucksacks
Socks
Digital and regular compasses
Trekking Jackets, Liners and Shoes
Binoculars
PMR Radios
This offer is back again a little bit earlier this year:

http://www.lidl.ie/ie/home.nsf/pages/c.o.20090903.index
Some gal would giggle and I'd get red
And some guy'd laugh and I'd bust his head,
I tell ya, life ain't easy for a boy named "Sue."

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