Lough Bray Rescue (10/07/09)

At 1430hrs yesterday, Friday 10th July, the Gardai request the assistance of Mountain Rescue Teams for the recovery of an injured walker below Eagle’s Nest at Lough Bray Upper in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. The woman in her mid 50’s, who had been out walking with a group of friends, fell while descending the steep ground below the rock outcrop know as Eagles nest. She sustained injury to her lower back and was also complaining of chest and leg pain. Members of the Glen of Imaal and Dublin/Wicklow Mountain Rescue Teams responded immediately to the callout and provided medical assistance and extricated the woman from the small gully which she had fallen into. The woman was taken by the Coastguard S61 Helicopter to Tallaght Hospital for medical assessment.

The teams would like to thank all agencies involved in this successful search and rescue operation.