News 2021

Title:  Hillwalking Committee Vacancies
Date:  28/01/2021

There are currently three vacancies to be filled on the Hillwalking Committee. We would like to invite any enthusiastic members of Mountaineering Ireland, who have relevant experience and an interest in hillwalking, to join the Hillwalking Committee. We continue to strive for balance taking into consideration skills, training experience, gender, demographic and club representation across the committee when evaluating all applications. Please see below more detail of the work that we are aiming to do;

The Hillwalking Committee is a standing sub-committee of Mountaineering Ireland and are guided by  Terms of Reference. 

Key areas of Work:

  1. Support Mountaineering Ireland to implement its current Strategic Plan (new strategic plan for 2022 – 2025 to be launched soon)
    as it relates to the development of hillwalking. Prioritise work areas that are most relevant to the mandate of the HC.

Outcome: Successful implementation of the Strategic Plan; hillwalking pillars/objectives.


  1. Provide advice to the Board of Mountaineering Ireland on any matter relating to hillwalking and the further development of same.

Outcome: improved communications, information sharing and relationships building, between members, clubs, staff, external stakeholders and Board of Mountaineering Ireland;

  1. Provide a voice for hillwalking within Mountaineering Ireland and contribute to the development of future work plans/priorities.

Outcome: Mountaineering Ireland members to have more ownership and input in the direction and the overall development of hillwalking and to address the most urgent needs of hillwalkers.

If you think you have the skills, enthusiasm and time to help us achieve this work please submit an expressions of interest, including a brief overview of your background and skills to  before the 28th February 2021.


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