17th Dalkey Scouts

I’m helping getting the 17th Dalkey Scouts back up and running. Initially for Beavers and Cubs but we’ll get to Scouts as well in a year or two! Check out and for more!

General, Geocaching, SOTA

Choosing a map for your adventures

Choosing a map for an adventure is easy right? The standard map for hiking for many years has been the Ordnance Survey 1:50000 set of waterproof laminated maps which retail for about €25. More recently, though the company has apparently been inexistance for over 30 years, EastWest mapping have produced €9.99 maps of specific areas

General, SOTA

Slieve Carr

Ever since I first got interested in Summits On the Air, one mountain in the west of Ireland has been calling me. In the Nephin range in Co. Mayo lies Slieve Carr. At 721m it is not even in the top 40 highest mountains in Ireland, but as it is often referred to as ‘the

computing, General

Passing REMOTE_USER through mod_WSGI

I need to change the way we authenticate a django application. Currently we authenticate by an apache module which sets the REMOTE_USER header and passes it to the python app in the environment of mod_wsgi. The new approach will be to use an app gateway. The gateway works like a reverse proxy and intercept requests

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