MOUNTAIN MEITHEAL IRELAND

WELCOMES YOU

Volunteer work crews working all across Ireland

MMNW laying path over wool
MMNW laying path over wool

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MMW lunch  break
MMW lunch break

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MMW hard at it

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MMNW laying path over wool
MMNW laying path over wool

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WHO WE ARE

Our Roots

Mountain Meitheal Ireland is a 100% volunteer organisation with a membership base. Members are the lifeblood of MMI.
Mountain Meitheal offers the opportunity to give something back by volunteering to work on maintaining and protecting our fragile environment in hill, mountain and wilderness areas. Due to the nature of the projects we undertake in the mountain environs you need to be 18 years of age or older to become a members. 

 

Volunteers are welcomed so why not come along and join us on a workday and give it a try. No prior experience is needed.
Hands-on training is provided by trained leaders and our work is not all heavy duty; light touch is our motto. Projects involve water management, stone pitching, path and trail repairs, routine maintenance and much more. Volunteers are not expected to work beyond their capabilities. The standard of our work is professional and, although we take it very seriously, it is carried out good humouredly and with a sense of fun.   

 

There are currently 5 branches throughout the country. For a list of branch activities simply make direct contact via email as per the addresses below: 

  

Dublin/Wicklow (MMDW) - mountainmeithealdublinwicklow@gmail.com

South-East (MMSE) - mountainmeithealsoutheast@gmail.com

West (MMW) - mountainmeithealwest@gmail.com

North-West (MMNW) - mountainmeithealnorthwest@gmail.com

Melleray (MMM) - melleraymountainmeitheal@gmail.com

 

For the 2022 work schedules for each branch click map locations.

 

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THE MEITHEAL WAY

Meaningful work. Learning new skills

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SUSTAINABLE PATH REPAIRS

protecting delicate surfaces

PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER

doing work they enjoy

MAKING NEW FRIENDS

with a shared interest in conservation

Dress for the weather!

'There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.'

Brusher's Gap hut

ADIRONDAK
 
sHELTERS

Adirondack shelters originate, as the name suggests, in the Adirondack Mountains of New York state, USA. They are a popular feature in US wilderness areas and in Nordic countries where they are used as temporary accommodation during hiking and fishing trips. The shelters are constructed with three sides, a pitched roof and a raised platform which can sleep four or five people. Where fire rings exist, those using them are asked to minimize the use of dead or downed wood, keep fires small and leave firewood for the next users. As of 2021 there are three shelters along the Wicklow Way and a fourth on the Bangor Trail in Co. Mayo. Each shelter has a visitor book in which visitors from over Ireland, Europe, North America and further afield have left their comments and appreciation.