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.

Call Out 53: Cushbawn Rescue 16/09/16

At approximately 14:30hrs on Friday 16th September, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to come to the assistance of a man in his mid sixties who had sustained a lower leg injury whilst walking with another person on Cushbawn near Aughrim, South Wicklow.

Mountain Rescue medics assessed the casualty on scene and decided due to the nature of the injury and the remote location, to task Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 116. The casualty was packaged by Mountain Rescue personnel, placed in a stretcher and airlifted to hospital. The call-out was stood down at 17:20.
Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116, HSE National Ambulance Service and Coillte.

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Call Out 52: Glendalough Rescue 07/09/16

At approximately 13.23hrs on Wednesday September 7th 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 assistance of a teenage boy who had suffered an injury while out walking with a youth group.
 

The teenager suffered a lower leg injury and one of the guides with the group called for assistance from Mountain Rescue. Once treated MR personnel stretchered the young man down to a waiting MR 4×4. He was then transported to where one of his parents waiting for him in the car park in Glendalough.

 

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

Call out 51: Lugnaquilla Rescue 20/08/16

 
At approximately 18.00hrs on Saturday August 20th 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 assistance of a man who had become disoriented while trying to descend from the summit of Lugnaquilla.
 

The man was after making a few unsuccessful attempts to find his way down in poor visibility conditions and decided to call for assistance. He then made his way back to the summit to await MR personnel.A Mountain Rescue hill party were sent to his location. They then escorted him down off the hill and transported him to safety.

The operation was stood down at 21.05hrs

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved.

Call Out 50 Glendalough Rescue 13/08/16

 

At approximately 13:15hrs on Saturday, August 13th, both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin Wicklow Montain Rescue Team were tasked by an Garda Síochána to an incident in Glendalough.

A female climber took a significant fall near Acorn Buttress, overlooking the Miner’s Village. A doctor, who was a member of the climbing party, began to care for the woman until Mountain Rescue personnel arrived on scene. Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 116, was also tasked to the incident. MR personnel and the Rescue 116 winchman packaged the climber into a stretcher and she was airlifted to hospital. The incident was stood down at 15:50hrs.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116