Tag Archives: Mountaineering Ireland

Leenane Mountain Walking Festival

Leenane Mountain Walking Festival 2013 May 3rd – 5th 2013 This May will be the 5th year of the Leenane Mountain Walking Festival which has become a major event on the events calender for Connemara and the area. This year’s event will take place on from the 3rd – 5th May – May bank Holiday. [...]

Job Opportunity – Get Ireland Walking Project Manager

Mountaineering Ireland is inviting applications for the post of Get Ireland Walking Project Manager. Funded by the Irish Sports Council, Mountaineering Ireland (MI) with the support of a number of health promotion agencies, including the Health Service Executive, will introduce a new initiative, Get Ireland Walking, in 2013. This initiative aims to develop the culture of [...]

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 [...]

Mountaineering Ireland Photography Competition

As part of Mountaineering Ireland’s hillwalking guidebook project, they are offering €1,000 in cash prizes in this photography competition to help source photographs of all the peaks identified for inclusion in this publication. First Prize – €200 Runner Up (6) – €100 Next Best Photos (8)- €25   All entries (of the mountains listed below) will [...]