South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association provide a search and rescue service for those who find themselves in difficulty on the mountains of the south east of Ireland. The area of operation includes but is not confined to The Galtee Mountains, The Knowckmealdown Mountains, The Comeragh Mountains and the Blackstairs Mountains. It is a 24×7 service and it is available 365 days a year. The team typically respond to over 20 call outs per year. The members are drawn from all counties in the south east and beyond.