Mountaineering Ireland is the representative body for hillwalkers and climbers in Ireland. It is recognised as the National Governing Body for mountaineering, hillwalking, rambling and climbing by both Sport Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland. is a website for walkers and hillwalkers in Ireland including a page of information for every summit with user information, photos, routes and GPS data.

An Óige is the Irish Youth Hostel Association, offering budget accommodation around the country. Its hiking group shares a close relationship with the Hillwalkers Club, and the groups often come together for social and hiking events.

Leave No Trace Ireland is Ireland’s national countryside code that promotes responsible outdoor recreation.

Mountain Meitheal is a group is of environmental volunteers who undertake conservation and restoration projects on mountain and forest tracks. These projects attempt to counteract some of the pressures that are evident in upland areas.

The Dublin Mountains Partnership was set up in May 2008 with the ultimate aim of improving the recreational experience for users of the Dublin Mountains, whilst recognising the objectives and constraints of the various landowners and other stakeholders.

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Wicklow Uplands Council is an independent voluntary organisation representing over 50 diverse member groups and individuals in the Wicklow Uplands

Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team (DWMRT) is a volunteer rescue service, available 24 hours per day, every day, to respond to emergencies in upland areas of Dublin, Wicklow, and Louth. 

The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team provides a voluntary 24 hour 365 day search and rescue service for the Wicklow & Dublin upland areas.

Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) is Ireland’s national mapping agency, providing current and historic paper and digital maps of the country.

EastWest Mapping publishes detailed topographical mapping for parts of Leinster, Munster & Connacht. They also provide a nationwide survey and cartographic service for the tourism, local authority and publishing sectors.