Callout 6: Glendalough 27/01/2018

At 15:19hrs on Saturday 27th January 2018, The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist an experienced hill walker with a suspected broken leg.

 

One of our team members was out walking in the Glendalough area when she came across a man descending to the miner’s village with difficulty. She assessed the man’s injury and called for additional back up. MR personnel from both teams easily walked in to the causality site, where the walkers leg was splinted. He was stretchered down to the miner’s village, where he was further assessed by an MR Doctor and transported to hospital for definitive care by his friend. The incident was stood down at 16:55hrs

Callout 5: Glendalough 21/01/2018

At 14:53 on Sunday, January 21st, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a woman with an ankle injury in Glendalough.

The woman hurt her ankle while walking on the Spink and assisting a lost and injured dog off the mountain. She was making her way slowly towards the Miner’s Village assisted by another hillwalker. MR personnel met up with the woman and following assessment by a mountain rescue (MR) advanced paramedic, the woman was assisted from the hill by MR personnel. The dog was carried from the hill and returned to its owner. The incident was stood down at 17:00.

Callout 4: Lugnaquilla 14/01/2018

At 16:20hrs on Sunday 14th January 2018, Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist 5 walkers in their 20’s who became disorientated while descending from Lugnaquilla in poor weather.

The group was located by an MR hill party, and one of the walkers, who had sustained a lower leg injury was assessed by MR medics. They descended via Art’s Lough and were picked up by MR vehicles and transported safely off the hill. The incident was stood down at 20:33hrs.

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.