Climb4Concern: Climb to the top of each Province for Concern

Concern invites you to climb four mountains, the highest in each of the four provinces, on four Saturdays.

Concern invites you to a wonderful fresh-air experience while helping to raise funds for alleviating poverty and suffering in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world. A group of Concern supporters is planning a unique experience: climbing the highest mountain in each of the four provinces, on four Saturdays between May and November. A feature of the experience is that guides will be available, to cater for all levels of fitness.

This is a tremendous opportunity to experience some of the most beautiful landscape in Ireland, while doing something practical to help people in desperate need.
The climbs are as follows:

• Mweelrea, Co Mayo, on Saturday, March 31
• Sliabh Donard, Co Down, on Saturday, May 12
• Lugnaquilla, Co Wicklow, on Saturday, June 23
• Carrauntoohil, Co Kerry, on Saturday, September 15

The first climb of 2012 is Mweelrea, Connaught’s highest mountain(814 meters). A bus departs Dublin on Friday March 30th at 4 pm with pick up points along the way. Staying in Westport at a cost of just €75 pp and this includes 2 nights B+B AND 1 evening meal.

The climb of Sliabh Donard Ulster highest (850mts) on May 12th is a day trip with no overnight as is Lugnaquilla, Leinster highest mountainon(925) on June 23rd. The final climb will be Carrauntoohil, Munster and Ireland’s highest mountain(1038 meters) on September 15th. Departing Dublin at 3pm on the 14th and climb on the Sunday, staying 2 nights in Killarney with the cost of 2 nights B+B AND 1 evening meal being €119

Registration is €25, and you need to raise a minimum sponsorship of €100 for the Carrauntoohil climb, and €50 for each of the others. Free transport is provided from Dublin and Mullingar to each event.

Details are available on, and you can register on-line.

You can also contact the organizer – Larry Healy (087 2182461)