Call Out 61: Ballinastoe Assist 16/10/16

At aproximately 12:10hrs on Sunday, October 16th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to assist a female mountain biker in Ballinastoe Woods. The call came from HSE National Ambulance Service Control through An Garda Síochána.

Mountain Rescue personnel assisted NAS paramedics in treating the woman for an injury to her left shoulder. The woman was evacuated to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 13:07hrs.

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

Call Out 60: Cloghernagh Search 04/10/16

Call Out 60: At approximately 13.54hrs on Tuesday the 4th of October both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the assistance of a man who had become disoriented in poor visibility conditions while walking up Cloghernagh mountain, near Lugnaquilla

Mountain Rescue personnel were able to communicate with him via mobile phone. Information the man provided of his surroundings helped narrow down his location. A search party were then sent in to that point. Once the search party joined up with the man they guided him down to a waiting MR 4×4 which was able to return him to his vehicle.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved.

Call Out 59: Ballinascorney Search 30/09/16

At approximately 2.35am on Friday September 30th both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to search for a man who had not returned from a walk with his dogs in the Dublin mountains. MR personnel were able to locate the man and one of his dogs. Unfortunately the man was deceased.

As a result of an ongoing investigation into this incident Gardai are appealing for anyone who was in the general area of Ballinascorney Hill, or Ballinascorney Road Upper between 6.30am on the 29th and 4am on the 30th of September to contact the incident room at Tallaght Garda Station on 01-666000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: An Garda Siochanna, Garda Air Support Unit and the Search and Rescue Dog Association (S.A.R.D.A) who were on stand by.

Call Out 58: Vallymount Search 29/09/16

 
At approximately 21:30hrs on Thursday, September 29th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to search for a missing person near Valleymount GAA pitch.

Mountain Rescue personnel responded and began searching the area around the GAA pitch. The person was located shortly before midnight; and was assessed, treated, and evacuated to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at midnight.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Blessington Rescue Boat, An Garda Siochanna, Garda Air Support Unit and the Search and Rescue Dog Association (S.A.R.D.A) who were on Stand By

Call Out 57: Glenmacnass Rescue 24/09/16

 
At approximately 16:30hrs on Saturday, September 24th, 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 a man near the Glenmacnass waterfall. The man had parked in the car park at the top of Glenmacnass waterfall earlier that day, and crossed the river to go for a walk. When he attempted to return to his car, he discovered that the river had become impassable due to heavy rain during the day.
 
Mountain rescue swiftwater rescue technicians responded to the scene and helped the man to safely cross the river and return to his car. The incident was then stood down.
 
Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved.
 

Call Out 56: Mulacor Rescue 23/09/16

At approximately 17.00hrs on Friday the 23rd of September both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the assistance of a teenage girl who was suffering from a lower leg injury. out walking with a youth group.

The youth group was on the Mulacor saddle near forestry. An MR 4×4 was dispatched to the scene, which was beside a forest track. After examining the injury the teenager was placed in the 4×4 and transported to safety. The operation was then stood down.

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

 

 

Call Out 55: Mulacor Rescue 21/09/16

At approximately 18.00hrs on Wednesday the 21st of September both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked to come to the assistance of a teenage girl who was out walking with a youth group.

The girl was suffering from a lower leg injury. MR personnel were dispatched to where the group were, near Mulacor and after examining the injury assisted the teenager to a waiting MR 4×4. She was then transported to safety and the operation was stood down.

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

 

Call out 54: Spinc Rescue 17/09/16

At 15:19hrs on Saturday, September 17th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by HSE National Ambulance Service (NAS) control. The tasking was to assist a young male who sustained a laceration to his lower leg on the Spinc. The young man was walking with a group when the inident occurred.

Having located the group, Mountain Rescue personnel assessed and treated the young man’s injury. He was then assisted down to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 16:25hrs.

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