News 2013

Mountaineering Ireland
Title: Autumn Gathering & EGM Report
Date: 21/10/2013
System Date: 21/10/2013
Kenmare Walking Club hosted the 2013 Autumn Gathering, which included an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Mountaineering Ireland, on the weekend 18-20 October. On Friday evening, James O' Farrell, Chairperson of Kenmare Walking Club welcomed all comers. Saturday comprised a host of activities and workshops with an evening meal in Con's Restaurant, Star Marine.

Sunday's formalities began with an EGM where, following a year of preparation and consultation, the Board of Mountaineering Ireland proposed to the membership the Strategic Development Plan 2014-2017. The plan was approved. This was followed by a members' forum. Amongst the issues and topics debated were, insurance and cover to non-members/guests; Mountain Access projects; the Devils Ladder report and status; equipment demonstrations at events. The forum was followed by sessions on attracting youth to clubs, the upland environment and outdoor cooking.

Mountaineering Ireland would sincerely like to thank all those that helped to make it a great event, especially;