Call Out 52: Paddock Hill 11/8/17

At 12:54hrs on Friday, August 11th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and  Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to respond to an incident involving a mountain biker on Paddock Hill.

MR personnel assessed and treated the biker’s injuries, before a short stretcher carry to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 13:38hrs. MR would like to thank HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) for their assistance.

Call Out 51: Sugarloaf 10/8/17

At 16:34hrs on Thursday, August 10th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and  Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to assist a HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) crew at the Sugarloaf.

The NAS crew were responding to a female walker who sustained a lower leg injury. MR personnel assisted the NAS crew at the scene and then assisted Rescue 116 to airlift the woman for transport to hospital. The incident was stood down at 18:20hrs. We’d like to thank HSE National Ambulance Service and Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 for their assistance.

Call Out 50: Djouce Wood 9/8/17

At 22:04hrs on Wednesday, August 9th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and  Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to locate a party of five walkers in Djouce Wood.

The group became disoriented when darkness fell, leaving them unsure of their location. MR personnel used Sarloc Rescue technology to pinpoint the group’s position. MR personnel in four-wheel-drive vehicles were deployed to the group’s location and escorted them back to safety. The incident was stood down at 23:09hrs.

Call Out 49: Oakwood 8/8/17

At 14:24hrs on Tuesday, August 8th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team  and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to repond to a man who fell ill in the area of Oakwood. MR personnel located the man and offered medical assistance. The man declined medical treatment and the incident was stood down at 15:04hrs.

Call Out 48: Knocksink Wood 5/8/17

At 21:14hrs on Saturday, August 5th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) Control to assist an ambulance crew in Knocksink Wood.

The NAS crew were responding to an incident where a man fell and sustained chest injuries. MR personnel responded, assisting the NAS crew by transporting the injured man to an ambulance. The incident was stood down at 22:05hrs. MR would like to thank HSE National Ambulance Service.

Call Out 47: Lugnaquilla 5/8/17

At 15:33hrs on Saturday, August 5th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to respond when a female walker fell while descending from Lugnaquilla.

Mountain rescue (MR) personnel located the party of walkers, assessed the woman, and began treating the her injuries. MR personnel then assisted Rescue 117 to airlift the woman for transport to hospital. The incident was stood down at 18:26hrs. We’d like to thank the crew of Irish Coast Guard Rescue 117 for their assistance

Call Out 46: Ballinastoe 5/8/17

At 07:51hrs on Saturday, August 5th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team  and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team  were tasked to an injured mountain biker in Ballinastoe Woods.

The biker sustained chest injuries when he impacted a tree stump after a fall. MR personnel assisted a HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) crew to treat the biker, and transport him to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 09:38hrs. We’d like to thank the NAS crew for their assistance.

Call Out 45: Kilmashogue 16/7/17

At 16:38 on Sunday, July 16th, Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team  were tasked to assist a National Ambulance Service (NAS) crew at an incident near Kilmashogue mountain. The NAS crew were tasked to assist a man who sustained an upper limb injury while walking.

Mountain rescue (MR) personnel assisted the NAS crew; treating the injury and providing pain relief. After the man’s injury had been stabilised, he was transported in an MR stretcher-capable vehicle to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 18:12hrs. MR would like to thank the HSE National Ambulance Service for their assistance.