About Mountain Rescue Ireland

Any request for emergency assistance in the upland and mountainous areas on the island of Ireland is met by a volunteer response from one of the 11 mountain rescue teams that compose Mountain Rescue Ireland (M.R.I.). These teams are on stand by 24/7/365 to respond to requests for assistance are tasked through the 999/112 emergency phone system.

The eleven teams that MRI represents are:

  • Donegal Mountain Rescue Team
  • Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team
  • Galway Mountain Rescue Team
  • Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team
  • Kerry Mountain Rescue Team
  • Mayo Mountain Rescue Team
  • Mourne Mountain Rescue Team
  • North West Mountain Rescue Team
  • Search and Rescue Dog Association of Ireland (SARDA)
  • Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team
  • South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association (SEMRA)
MRI Board of Directors

External: Jane Carney
Internal: Ray Bradfield, Secretary
Internal: Jonathan Shields, Chair
Internal: Jerome Hopkins, Treasurer
External: Niall Greene

MRI Executive Committee

Secretary: Ray Bradfield
Chair: Jonathan Shields
Treasurer: Jerome Hopkins
Public Relations: Ruth Cunniffe
Medical: Paul Butcher
Statistics: Lorcan O’Neill
Peer Review: Derry Cullen
Aeronautical: Diarmaid Scully
Tetra: Kenny Roberts
SARCALL: Donal McNamara

Past Reports