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Welcome to the Mountaineering Ireland media centre.

Mountaineering Ireland is the representative body for climbers and hillwalkers on the island of Ireland.

Looking for a comment from Mountaineering Ireland? Whether you are writing about an issue affecting mountain areas, tips on how to start climbing and hill walking, or searching for a climber or mountaineer to interview, we are happy to help.

Want to give it a go yourself? If you are a journalist and want to try climbing or hillwalking for the first time, we can help make it happen.

Below you will find our contacts, press releases, useful content and loads more. If you do not find what you are looking for, please get in touch with us.


Media enquiries
Aron Hegarty, Mountaineering Ireland Communications Officer − 016251164 or 0873427394 / aron@mountaineering.ie 

Web editorial enquiries
Aron Hegarty, Mountaineering Ireland Communications Officer − 016251164 or 0873427394 / aron@mountaineering.ie

Editorial enquiries for the Irish Mountain Log magazine
Patrick O'Sullivan, Irish Mountain Log Editor − 0868157368 / patrickosullivan09@gmail.com 

Advertising enquiries for the Irish Mountain Log magazine
Aron Hegarty, Mountaineering Ireland Communications Officer − 016251164 or 0873427394 / aron@mountaineering.ie

Events calendar

Mountaineering Ireland events are many and varied. Our events range from skills lectures to crag clean-ups and from climbing competitions to conferences on access issues.

Mountaineering Ireland also holds Spring and Autumn Members' Gatherings, Summer and Winter Meets as well as training courses for clubs and subsidised outdoor courses.

Please get in touch if you would like to cover any of these events or need more information. 

Press releases

To receive Mountaineering Ireland press releases, please email aron@mountaineering.ie 

Social media

Keep up to date with the latest news and outdoor action from the world of climbing, hillwalking and mountaineering via our social media.


There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available with Mountaineering Ireland, from supporting the Irish Youth Climbing Squad, to sponsoring an event or kitting out our access reps with suitable outdoor attire.

For information about opportunities to sponsor climbing competitions or the Irish Climbing Team, please contact michael@mountaineering.ie 

If you are interested in supporting a Mountaineering Ireland event including festivals, lectures or seminars, please contact ruth@mountaineering.ie 

To support our access work, please contact helen@mountaineering.ie 


Mountaineering Ireland produces a range of publications which includes the Irish Mountain Log, our quarterly member magazine; a monthly ezine newsletter for members; an annual Members’ Handbook; guides to best practice in access and conservation; essential safety, skills and equipment advice; and guidance for parents of young climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers.

To subscribe to receive these publications, please contact info@mountaineering.ie 



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