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Mountaineering Ireland – No To Heli Pad

Over the past week there have been numerous reports in local and national media suggesting that Mayo County Council are in the process of planning for a Helipad on Croagh Patrick. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland this morning (30 July) Mountaineering Ireland’s CEO, Karl Boyle said that he was very surprised to hear of such [...]

WANTED: Mountain Rescuers!

ould you like to offer your Time and Skills to be a Team Player in a Voluntary Mountain Rescue Service This is a fantastic opportunity to join either one of the busiest rescue teams in the country, both the teams operate in the Wicklow area and are on call 24 hours a day 7 days [...]

Irish Freestyle Kayaking Team European Championships

            Best of luck to the Irish team at the 2012 Freestyle Kayaking European Championships in Lienz, Austria It all kicks off today with Orky O Rourke in C1 followed by the 2 ladies Aisling Griffen and  Muireann Lynch  and finally Adrian Durrant in the squirt men’s event. There has [...]

Four Elements Adventure New Website And Competition

        Four Elements Adventure are happy to announce they have launched their new website. To celebrate they are giving away a wetsuit by Irish surf company, Mara. ( These wetsuits are ultimately warm, super flexible and have been given the seal of approval from Four Elements staff who have tested them in [...]

Attention All Mountain Bikers

Offroad Commission Access Officer Resignation To the Mountain Bike Community, and whoever else it may concern: As many of you know, as Access Officer for the Off-road Commission, and prior to that as its Chairman, I have been heavily involved for many years in dealing with Coillte in matters relating to mountain biking. Over the [...]