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.