News 2013

Title: Mountaineering Ireland AGM 2013
System Date: 15/02/2013
Mountaineering Ireland AGM 2013

15 February 2013

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Mountaineering Ireland will be held on Saturday, 09 March 2013, in Gartan Outdoor Education Centre, Co. Donegal.

The AGM is a key opportunity for members to engage with Mountaineering Ireland and be involved in MI’s duty as a Company Limited by Guarantee to report on the previous year’s activities and financial position.

  • 16:30 - Meeting of Honorary and Individual Members if required
  • 17:00 - Registration for AGM
  • 17.30 - Annual General Meeting 2013

Agenda for AGM:

  1. Adoption of Standing Orders
  2. President’s Address
  3. Honorary Secretary’s Report
  4. Presentation & approval of Financial Statements
  5. Appointment of Auditor for 2013
  6. Election to membership of Clubs and Associated Organisations
  7. Nomination of Representatives to other organisations
  8. Motion(s)

18:00 Members Forum

A Members’ Forum will be held on Saturday, 09 March 2013 at 6.00 pm in the same venue. The Members’ Forum, like the AGM, is for all members. It provides members with an opportunity to discuss matters, including current Mountaineering Ireland policy, strategy and any other items of business. All members are encouraged to attend this forum and voice their opinions.

Members’ Forum Agenda


That the delegates approve Mountaineering Ireland’s Principles to guide the management of path erosion in Ireland’s upland areas.

AGM Standing Orders

  1. The Proposer of a Motion or an amendment to it may speak for 5 minutes but not more than 5 minutes.
  2. A Delegate speaking on a motion or an amendment to it may not speak for more than 2 minutes.
  3. The Proposer of a Motion or an amendment to it may speak a second time for 2 minutes immediately before a vote is taken, but other Delegates may not speak a second time to the same motion.
  4. When the Chair considers the matter has been sufficiently discussed, the Proposer may be called upon for a reply and when this has been done a vote must be taken.
  5. A Delegate with the consent of the Chair may move “That the motion now be put”.