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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. (www.marasurf.com) 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 [...]