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#Mountain Rescue

# mountain-rescue - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:53 PM 45,065 Views 6 Comments

Local coast guard and mountain rescue teams attended the scene this afternoon.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 19 April, 2021

Body found in search for missing woman on the Comeragh Mountains
# Missing
# Missing

Body found in search for missing woman on the Comeragh Mountains

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 7:35 PM 125,908 Views 34 Comments

The woman, who is an experienced trail runner, went out for a run yesterday afternoon and never returned home.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'People go to the hills to clear their heads': Mountain rescue volunteers ready for calls over Christmas
# Glen Of Imaal
# Glen Of Imaal

'People go to the hills to clear their heads': Mountain rescue volunteers ready for calls over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2019, 6:00 PM 16,364 Views 17 Comments

It can be a lovely time to get out into nature, rescue volunteers just ask that people are sensible when they do.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 16 December, 2019

Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'
# Frosty
# Frosty

Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'

Dec 16th 2019, 1:35 PM 41,909 Views 9 Comments

Mountain Rescue personnel evacuated 13 people from a stranded bus yesterday.

# mountain-rescue - Friday 1 February, 2019

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow
# Stuck In Snow
# Stuck In Snow

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow

Feb 1st 2019, 10:59 AM 33,378 Views 25 Comments

Mountain rescue teams are reminding people to heed warnings and come prepared.

# mountain-rescue - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts

Jul 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,503 Views 2 Comments

The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team has reported over 60 callouts so far this year.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 2 April, 2018

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base
# Sligo
# Sligo

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 22,379 Views 26 Comments

It’s the second incident of its kind in a matter of weeks.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say
# Wrong Way
# Wrong Way

Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say

Mar 25th 2018, 2:35 PM 44,326 Views 33 Comments

Motorists are being reminded they always need to take heed of road conditions.

# mountain-rescue - Friday 9 March, 2018

'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears

Mar 9th 2018, 11:02 AM 40,521 Views 42 Comments

The message is to stay away.

# mountain-rescue - Friday 29 December, 2017

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions
# Kerry
# Kerry

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions

Dec 29th 2017, 10:14 AM 17,820 Views 56 Comments

It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales
# Fatal Accident
# Fatal Accident

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:37 AM 21,885 Views 11 Comments

Kevin Hallahan was a father who joined the Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team in 2011.

# mountain-rescue - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain
# Carrauntoohill
# Carrauntoohill

Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain

Dec 29th 2015, 5:33 PM 15,350 Views 36 Comments

The man sustained a broken leg while climbing the mountain.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 21 September, 2015

Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside
# Saved
# Saved

Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside

Sep 21st 2015, 9:20 AM 30,596 Views 32 Comments

The hillwalker alerted emergency services after injuring his ankle.

# mountain-rescue - Saturday 18 July, 2015

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 12,053 Views 9 Comments

And it’s all in the name of a very good cause

# mountain-rescue - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain
# Eat Your Carrots
# Eat Your Carrots

Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain

Jun 17th 2015, 7:56 AM 9,827 Views 18 Comments

The two men were tapped on the Twelve Bens Mountain Range last night.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 2 March, 2015

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank
# SOS
# SOS

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:34 AM 17,254 Views 37 Comments

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
# Abseil
# Abseil

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil

Jan 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 15,819 Views 5 Comments

A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 29 December, 2014

Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head

Dec 29th 2014, 7:44 AM 10,276 Views 8 Comments

The woman suffered no injuries in the incident.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Planning to climb this mountain over the break? ... For your own sake, plan your way down
# The Lug
# The Lug

Planning to climb this mountain over the break? ... For your own sake, plan your way down

Dec 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 20,644 Views 28 Comments

Mountain rescuers and Defence Forces personnel sacrificed their Christmas lunches to respond to a climber in need on Leinster’s highest peak.

# mountain-rescue - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain
# On The Edge
# On The Edge

Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain

Oct 28th 2014, 9:17 AM 18,382 Views 29 Comments

The alarm was first raised yesterday afternoon.

# mountain-rescue - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

Jul 8th 2014, 11:09 AM 9,940 Views 13 Comments

The rescue teams had to take measures to ensure he wouldn’t slip any further during the rescue.

# mountain-rescue - Thursday 26 June, 2014

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams
# SOS
# SOS

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams

Jun 26th 2014, 1:05 PM 8,028 Views 14 Comments

Hands off the equipment lads, it’s well needed.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 25 November, 2013

Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough
# Saved
# Saved

Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough

Nov 25th 2013, 2:45 PM 10,957 Views 10 Comments

The two men were treated for mild hypothermia.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year

Nov 10th 2013, 7:20 PM 14,160 Views 19 Comments

Some 192 people have been assisted by the teams in 2013 and there have been six fatalities.

# mountain-rescue - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
# Mountain Search
# Mountain Search

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:40 PM 29,663 Views 30 Comments

There was an extensive search for the hillwalker over a four day period.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
# Croagh Patrick
# Croagh Patrick

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 28th 2013, 5:13 PM 21,582 Views 93 Comments

One woman sustained a head injury and a man in his 50s had a suspected cardiac arrest.

# mountain-rescue - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised

Feb 27th 2013, 4:57 PM 20,245 Views 77 Comments

At least two cars were found with their windows smashed, seats ripped and batteries removed.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 25 February, 2013

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days
# Roads
# Roads

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days

Feb 25th 2013, 1:33 PM 17,797 Views 44 Comments

Rescue services call for warning signs to alert motorists to ice and snow-laden roads over Sally Gap.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 7 January, 2013

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents

Jan 7th 2013, 8:19 AM 6,003 Views 13 Comments

The two groups, one of which had been split up, were rescued on a busy day for Dublin and Wicklow mountain rescue.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Woman airlifted from Glendalough
# Rescue
# Rescue

Woman airlifted from Glendalough

Dec 30th 2012, 11:26 AM 9,470 Views 19 Comments

The 68-year-old was out walking when she found herself in trouble.

# mountain-rescue - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow

Dec 15th 2012, 6:45 PM 15,830 Views 28 Comments

The mountain rescue team came to the aid of a man and a young girl in separate rescue operations today.

# mountain-rescue - Sunday 2 September, 2012

A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers

Sep 2nd 2012, 9:15 AM 4,386 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie reporter Sinéad O’Carroll joined Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team for an evening. Here’s what happened.

# mountain-rescue - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick
# Rescue
# Rescue

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick

Aug 1st 2012, 11:08 AM 6,202 Views 8 Comments

The Air Corp filmed the rescue at the weekend from the moment the helicopter took off for the mountain. Here’s what happened.

# mountain-rescue - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

May 30th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,082 Views 8 Comments

Last night, a 32-year-old cyclist was rescued after a bad crash.

# mountain-rescue - Monday 24 October, 2011

11 rescued from Wicklow mountains in dramatic overnight rescue
# Mountain Rescue
# Mountain Rescue

11 rescued from Wicklow mountains in dramatic overnight rescue

Oct 24th 2011, 3:43 PM 1,458 Views 17 Comments

Mountain rescue teams were also summoned into action to rescue a family of five during a busy day of rescues yesterday.