Kanturk Rescue 15/05/14

  • On Thursday, May 15th at approx 12.41 both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Siochana to come to the aid of a 16 year old girl who had had fallen and sustained a lower leg injury while descending Kanturk Mountain. The girl was part of a youth group who were out walking when the accident happened.
  • The Coast Guard Helicopter R116 was also tasked to the scene.
  • Mountain Rescue personnel assembled at Glenmacnass Waterfall car park. Some members were air-lifted to assist the Coast Guard winchman with the casualty and also assisted with the highline lift of the injured girl. She was then transported to hospital for further treatment.
  • Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Irish Coast Guard