Welcome to our website.

Our Group was formed back in 2010 to provide Emergency Communications for the many outdoor events taking place along the foothills of the Galtee mountains and it's environs. Mobile cell phone communications are always difficult and this is where two way radio plays it's part by providing good line of sight coverage across the whole mountain range. Our Team are fully trained in map reading, radio protocol, assembly of equipment and how to deal with  emergencies in the great outdoors. On average we are on duty seven times per year supporting local clubs and organisations. Some of the major events  include The Galtee Walking Festival, The Slievenamuck Marathon, The Galtee Challenge, The Winter Solstice Climb to Sliabh Ri and other smaller events. We support at least one Charity event every year. These events are known as PSD's Public Service Duties. Other duties that we support indirectly are listed as PSC's Public Service Commitments.
In 2017 we purchased a Defibrillator and First Aid equipment which was funded under the Community Enhancement Scheme from the Department of Rural  Community Development. All our members have been trained as Cardiac First Responders by St. John Ambulance.
Our Group is a non-profit voluntary organisation and we rely on donations from the public and walking clubs to cover our annual expenses. You can support  us by contacting any member of our Team or using the Contact Page above. 
When out on duty we always look forward to meeting our friends and having the friendly chat and a bit of banter. We are indebted to the Galtee Walking Club who have become our partners and provide us with  manpower when needed and to the landowners who allow us on to their property.