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2018-05-08 07:50:37
Mountaineering Ireland - Hillwalkers Working
"Decisions are taken by the people that turn up"
If you are concerned about the future progress of the sport of hillwalking in Ireland you may be interested in the following, currently on the Mountaineering Ireland website.

Note: this includes non-club hillwalkers.

Hillwalking Working Group

In keeping with a motion from the Irish Ramblers Club, which was approved at Mountaineering Irelandís recent AGM, Mountaineering Ireland is seeking expressions of interest from people who are interested in joining a Hillwalking Working Group. The purpose of the group is to undertake a survey, and to develop terms of reference and propose an initial work programme for a Mountaineering Ireland Hillwalking Committee.

It is likely that the work of the group will extend over a number of months between now and the end of 2018. The aim is to form a diverse working group which includes representation from different geographic areas, large and small clubs and non-club hillwalkers, as well as Mountaineering Ireland Board and staff members. Those who are interested should send an email to info@mountaineering.ie before 5pm on Wednesday 16th May, outlining what skills, experience and personal qualities they would bring to assist the working group. Members of the working group will be selected and approved by the Board of Mountaineering Ireland.
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Knockastia: Behind quarry
Fergalh 7 hours ago.
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Bruse Hill: Bruse Summer 2017
TommyMc 3 days ago.
Since a big gorse fire in 2016, this hill is once more easily accessible to casual walkers and has been widely visited this summer. An easy approach is possible by taking the L6636 minor road off ...

  
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MV Gathering & Awards - This Friday!!
Onzy 17 hours ago.
ALL WELCOME !

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Belmore Mountain: A standing stone gathers all moss.
TommyV 4 days ago.
As mentioned by Harry Goodman, it's possible to drive along Belmore forest for almost two kilometers as far as a black forestry gate. There is also a standard gate here on the right giving access ...

  
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Coastal Walk west of Mannin Bay
Onzy a day ago.
walk, Len: 13.6km, Climb: 107m, Area: Galway Coastal Hill (Ireland)

  
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Brougher Mountain: A quick bag.
TommyV 4 days ago.
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Croghan Hill: Broken Trig Pillar to be replaced
TommyMc 6 days ago.
The recent damage to the Croghan Hill trig pillar is covered in an article in this week's Offaly Independent. The good news is that Offaly County Council plans to replace the damaged pillar to its...

  
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Slievereagh: To drive or not to drive?
TommyV a week ago.
Geo's directions are spot on. At the aforementioned Coilte forest entrance there is a sign staing no unauthorized vehicles beyond this point as the gate may close at any point. However as the Lazy...

  
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Knockatagglemore
caiomhin 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 1.0km, Climb: 30m, Area: Knockatagglemore, W Limerick/N Kerry (Irela...

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Seefin Mountain W Top: Two summits one hike.
TommyV a week ago.
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Knocknaskagh: The fast and the furious.
TommyV a week ago.
Knocknaskagh is a fairly prominent hill in North Cork. It's possible to access via a Coilte forest entrance on the South East side mentioned by jackill. After about 500 metres, there is a smaller,...

  
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Camlough Mountain: Army Dreamers
Collaborative entry Last edit by: Peter Walker a week ago.
Relatively recent history has liberated Camlough Mountain from the bonds of the military: some metallic paraphernalia remains high on its slopes but if one puts that aside it's a cracking little e...


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