At approximately 12.45hrs on March 6th both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were alerted to an incident involving two casualties in a walking group in Wicklow.
The youth group had been walking part of the Wicklow Way near the JB Malone memorial on White Hill when one girl sustained a lower leg injury. Coincidentally, another girl in the same group slipped and suffered a similar injury.
Experienced leaders with the group gave initial aid and were soon joined by Mountain Rescue personnel. Luckily they were quite near a track and the injured pair was assisted the short distance to a waiting MR Vehicle which then brought them to Rescue Base at the JB Malone car-park. The two young hikers were checked by EMTs and advised about further care but were happy to take their group transport home. The incident was stood down at approximately 13:50hrs.
Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved.