Check out our list of mountaineering clubs and societies in Ireland. Some walks and climbs are for experienced climbers only, but many clubs also offer walking trips for the novice also.
Laune Mountaineering Club
The Laune Mountaineering Club is located on the banks of the River Laune in the beautiful town of Killorglin in County Kerry. The town is surrounded by some of the Ireland’s highest mountains and some of the most spectacular scenery in the south west.
Walks mainly take place in County Kerry and are usually held every second Sunday. There is something for everyone with moderate to hard terrain and moderate to fast type walks.
Dal Riada Climing Club
This club specialiese in rock climbing, with trips abroad being arranged. This club is for experienced climbers only.
This is not an offical club as there is no meetings or newletters. It really just a social circle of climbers, who can get in contact with each other and organised climbs.
Kerry Mountain Rescue Team
This hardworking team of 30+ volunteers cover the entire south west of Ireland especially the Beara, Iveragh and Dingle Peninsula which boast some of the highest and most challenging peaks in the country.
The team train regularly both at home and abroad and are highly skilled and trained to rescue in the toughest of conditions.
Tyndall Mountaineering Club
21 Westcourt Demesne, Callan, Kilkenny
The club hold walks every sunday throught the year except during the months of July and August.
Walks are taken part through the surrounding areas. Skiing trips for members are held in Feburary.
Nathan Kingerlee Outdoor Training
Stookisland, Cromane, Killorglin, Kerry
Challenge yourself and your group with a unique personally designed team building day. Explore Kerry’s glaciated mountains and deep tranquil valleys. Enjoy the fun and excitment of rock climbing on sandstone cliffs. Kayak through ice-carved lakes and exciting white water rivers or hike the Kerry Way, discovering ancient history and legends. Equiptment and guides are provided. Whatever your choice you are guaranteed a unique and memorable experience.
Tralee Mountaineering Club
Visit www.traleemc.com for further information.
Cork Mountaineering Club
7 Dundanion Terrace, Blackrock, Cork City
Irish Mountaineering Club
Flat 5, Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2, Dublin