Call Out 45: Miners Village Rescue 23/07/16

At approximately 15.45hrs on Saturday the 23rd of July both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochanna to come to the assistance of a woman who had fallen while walking through the Miners Village in Glendalough.

The woman had injured herself in a fall. A vehicle was dispatched to her location where she was assessed, after which she was transported back to her car.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: National Parks and Wildlife Service

Call Out 44: Wicklow Way Rescue 22/07/16

At approximately 12.00hrs on Friday the 22nd of July both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochanna to come to the assistance of a young woman who was walking the Wicklow Way with her friends.
 

The woman, who suffered from a pre-existing medical condition, had reached a point where she found it difficult to continue. MR sent in a vehicle to collect her and transport her to a waiting HSE Ambulance. Once she was checked out by the Ambulance crew she was advised not to continue on the Wicklow Way. She was then able to return to her home.

 
Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: National Ambulance Service and National Park and Wildlife Service

Call Out 43: Cloghleagh Rescue 03/07/16

Later on the same day, Sunday 3rd of July both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochanna to come to the assistance of a man in his 70’s who had taken a fall down a steep bank in Cloghleagh.

The man and his friend had been out walking when the incident occurred. Blessington Fire Service, Air Corps 112 and a HSE Ambulance were also on scene. The man was treated at the site before being stretched to safety. He was then airlifted onto Air Corps 112 before being transferred to hospital for further care.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Blessington Fire Service, Emergency Aeromedical Service and the National Ambulance Service.

Call Out 42: White Hill Rescue 03/07/16

At approximately 13.01hrs on Sunday 3rd of July, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochanna to come to the assistance of a woman who had suffered injuries while out on White Hill.

An MR Hill Party quickly arrived on the scene where she was treated for her injuries. She was then stretched down to Ballinastoe Woods and placed in an MR 4×4 before being transferred back to Pier Gates and a waiting HSE Ambulance. The incident was then stood down.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: HSE National Ambulance Service.

Call Out 41: Evac Assist 03/07/16

At approximately 11.42hrs on Sunday 3rd of July both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochanna to assist Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 116.

Rescue 116 were responding to a call to airlift a female cyclist from the Glendasan area. A HSE Ambulance was already on scene. As there was nowhere suitable to land MR personnel were called in to supervise and assist at Laragh GAA Pitch which was deemed suitable. The causality was transferred to the GAA Pitch by Ambulance and then airlifted to hospital for definitive care.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Rescue 116 and HSE National Ambulance Service

Call Out 40: White Hill Rescue 30/06/16

At approximately 19.00hrs on Thursday, June 30th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochanna to come to the assistance of a young Danish woman who had suffered a lower leg injury on White Hill.
 

Both she and her friend had been hiking and camping along the Wicklow Way when the incident occurred. Rescue 116 was also on scene, and airlifted the injured girl to safety.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116

Call Out 39: Djouce Wood Rescue 22/06/16

Just after 20:30hrs on Wednesday, June 22nd, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to assist a mountain biker in his 30’s, who had taken a tumble on the trails in Djouce Wood.

Both teams had been training in the area so a quick and substantial response was sent to assist the injured biker and a HSE Ambulance was also tasked. Mountain Rescue personnel quickly accessed the biker and treated him on scene for his injuries. At this stage the ambulance had arrived and he was transferred to hospital for treatment. The incident was stood down at approximately 21:20.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: An Garda Síochána and the HSE National Ambulance Service.

Call Out 38: Newtownmountkennedy Search 18/06/16

At approximately 14:25hrs on Saturday, June 18th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by an Garda Síochána to assist in the search for a missing person in the region of Newtownmountkennedy. Teams were starting to mobilize and a request for help was also put into the Search and Rescue Dogs Association (SARDA).

Thankfully the missing person was located safe and well soon afterwards and the search was stood down.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: SARDA who had committed to the search.