Call Out 37: Barnaslingan Rescue 12/06/16

At approximately 14:45hrs on Sunday, June 12th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to assist a 57-year-old female near Barnaslingan. The woman sustained an ankle injury whilst walking on the Dublin Mountain Way with a hillwalking group.

Mountain Rescue personnel located the hillwalker and treated her for her injury. She was then packaged into a stretcher and transported to an MR vehicle for transfer to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at aproximately 16:20hrs.

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

 

Call Out 36: Derrybawn Search 09/06/16

Call Out 36: At approximately 16.30hrs on Thursday June 9th 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 small group who had become separated from one another in the Derrybawn area. An MR 4×4 was dispatched up onto the forest tracks and came across the missing party. MR personnel then transported the missing party down off the hill. Once the group were reunited the operation was stood down.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved.

Call Out 35: Brockagh Rescue 07/06/16

At 20:20hrs on Tuesday, 7th June, The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the aid of a 38 year old male hill runner on Brockagh Mountain, near Glendalough.

The man had just begun his descent from the summit when he sustained an injury to his left ankle. He was given basic first aid and kept warm by his friends until help arrived.

Mountain Rescue Personnel were dispatched to the scene swiftly. He was treated by M.R. Medical Personnel and evacuated off the mountain by stretcher. The incident was stood down at 22:41.

Mountain Rescue wold like to thank all agencies involved.

Call Out 34: Glendalough Rescue 05/06/16

Shortly after noon on Sunday, 5th June, The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the aid of a 56 year old female walker on the zig zag track above the Miner’s Village in Glendalough.

The lady had been out walking with her husband and dog when she sustained an injury to her lower left leg. She was treated on scene by Mountain Rescue Medical personnel and stretchered to an awaiting HSE ambulance for transfer to hospital. The incident was stood down at 14:18hrs.

Mountain Rescue wish to thank all agencies involved including: The National Parks and Wildlife Service, An Garda Síochana and the National Ambulance Service

Call Out 33: Sugarloaf Rescue 01/06/16

At 13:20hrs on Wednesday 1st June, The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the aid of a 62 year old female walker on The Sugarloaf. The lady slipped, fell and struck her head on descent.

The casualty was treated on scene by MR and HSE Medical personnel, MR personnel assisted the Coastguard winchman with packaging the casualty and she was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital.

The incident was stood down at 15:12.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: The Irish Coast Guard, The National Ambulance Service, An Garda Síochana

Call Out 32: Cliff Walk Rescue 30/05/16

At 21:04hrs, Monday 30th May, The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the aid of a 46 year old mountain biker along the cliff walk between Bray and Greystones.

The man had been cycling the route near Windgates, when a piece of wire caught in the spokes of his wheel and he was thrown head first over his bike.

The casualty was treated on scene by MR and HSE Medical personnel, then packaged and airlifted to Beaumont Hospital. He was accompanied by a HSE Advanced Paramedic and Wicklow’s Rapid Response Doctor during his transfer to hospital.

The incident was stood down at 23:17.

Mountain Rescue wold like to thank all agencies involved including: The National Ambulance Service, Wicklow Rapid Response and Irish Coast Guard

Call Out 31: Glendalough Search 28/05/16

While attending an incident on the Spink, on the 28th of May both The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wickow Mountain Rescue Team were informed of a second potential incident. Information from the National Parks and Wildlife Service indicated that a 70-year-old female was missing in the Glendalough area. A short search was carried out, but was stood down at 15:34 when the woman turned up safe and well.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: The National Parks and Wildlife Service for their assistance.

Call Out 30: Spinck Rescue 28/05/16

On Saturday, May 28th, at 12:09 The Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wickow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to an incident involving female walker who sustained a knee injry on the Spink in Glendalough. Mountain Rescue medics located, assessed, and treated the walker before she was evacuated by stretcher to a waiting ambulance. The operation was stood down at approximately 15:00.

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