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# Mountain Rescue

This year
Two walkers rescued in 'treacherous' conditions from Errigal Mountain
Last year
Six people rescued from Kerry mountain overnight in nine hour operation
All time
Walker (60s) dies after fall in Devil’s Chimney area of Leitrim's Glencar Valley
Emergency services including Coast Guard helicopter searching for missing climber in Kerry
Search for missing hiker in Mayo called off following discovery of body
Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry
Body found in search for missing woman on the Comeragh Mountains
'People go to the hills to clear their heads': Mountain rescue volunteers ready for calls over Christmas
Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'
Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow
Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts
Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base
Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say
'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears
Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions
Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales
Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain
Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside
People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play
Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain
Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank
Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head
Planning to climb this mountain over the break? ... For your own sake, plan your way down
Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain
Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams
Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough
Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year
Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised
Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days
Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents
Woman airlifted from Glendalough
Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow
A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers
VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick
Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue