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.

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.