Callout 3: Glendalough 12/01/2018

At 17:19hrs on Friday 12th January, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a lost female runner in the Glendalough area.

GOIMRT and DW MRT both deployed vehicles to search the track systems and the woman was located in the Mullacor area. She was transported to Glen Base where she was treated by MR medics for a minor lower leg injury. The incident was stood down at 18:01hrs.

Callout 2: Brockaghs 06/01/2018

At 20:04hrs on Saturday, 6th January, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a male walker on the Brockaghs.

MR personnel accessed the area via the forest tracks and located the walker who was then assessed by MR medics. He had sustained a lower leg injury, he was stretchered to an MR vehicle and transported to a waiting HSE ambulance and taken to hospital. The incident was stood down at 21:53hrs.

Callout 1: Fraughan Rock Glen 06/01/2018

At 14:41hrs on Saturday, January 6th, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a male walker in the Fraughan Rock Glen.

Mountain Rescue personnel located the man and MR medics assessed his injuries. The man had slipped while descending into the Fraughan Rock Glen and sustained a lower leg injury, he was stretchered to an MR vehicle and transported to hospital. The incident was stood down at 16:29hrs

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.